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  Life   Health  11 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 11 Jan 2018

Many women uninformed about breast cancer surgery options

Women should look for information that presents multiple treatment options and the pros and cons of those options, researchers explain.

11 Jan 2018 5:36 PM

Maggots save homeless man from life threatening infection by cleaning his wound

Fly eggs had become implanted in the open wound on his leg causing the condition called wound myiasis.

11 Jan 2018 4:18 PM

Improving diet quality can reduce genetic risk of weight gain

Researchers also note that genetic predisposition is no barrier to successful weight management.

11 Jan 2018 3:34 PM

New research investigates potential probiotic benefits of pear-enriched diet

Here is what a new study has found.

11 Jan 2018 2:49 PM

Fitted with a battery-operated heart, 22-year-old has to charge it every night to survive

Jim has to charge it by plugging himself in through a hole in his torso and taking a shower also gets tricky for him.

11 Jan 2018 2:31 PM


Exercising for 30 minutes lowers risk of heart failure

Researchers claimed that exercise could reverse damage to sedentary, ageing hearts and help to prevent the risk of future heart failure.

11 Jan 2018 2:29 PM

This could be the reason behind winter weight gain

Researchers made the discovery while investigating how to bioengineer fat cells to produce insulin to help diabetes patients.

11 Jan 2018 1:55 PM

Stress can spur development of pancreatic cancer

This effect is thought to occur through the sympathetic nervous system.

11 Jan 2018 1:21 PM

Immunotherapy with dendritic cells to fight cancer now in India

Introduced by LDG India, immunotherapy with dendritic cells is combination therapy that helps body’s own defences fight cancer cells.

11 Jan 2018 12:48 PM

Paracetamol during pregnancy may delay girls' language skills, does not affect boys

The go-to pain-relieving drug in pregnancy delays babies' speech by up to six times, new research reveals.

11 Jan 2018 12:14 PM


Frozen embryos may have the same success rate as fresh ones in IVF: study

Chances of children being born alive were 32 percent for fresh embryos while the frozen ones had a 34 percent chance of the same.

11 Jan 2018 11:46 AM

Smaller social network increases risk of diabetes

Loneliness has long been linked to variety of physical and mental health problems, particularly among chronically ill and elderly people.

11 Jan 2018 8:47 AM

Extending sleep patterns result in reduction of sugar intake

Experts say sleep is a modifiable risk factor for various conditions including obesity and cardio-metabolic disease.

11 Jan 2018 8:11 AM

Anaesthetics are more functional that just inducing sleep, says study

They cause widespread disruption to synaptic connectivity - the brain's communication pathways – and helps makes surgery possible.

11 Jan 2018 8:03 AM