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  Life   Health  13 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 13 Feb 2018

Study suggests cold water swim may lead to instant pain relief

The shock of the sudden cold water immersion might have induced a wave of sympathetic nervous system activity.

13 Feb 2018 8:47 PM

Frequent night shifts may up diabetes risk: study

The team also developed a genetic risk score for type 2 diabetes.

13 Feb 2018 6:52 PM

14 worms found on eye of woman infected with rare 'eye worm'

The worms are transmitted through face flies which carry their larvae in the mouth.

13 Feb 2018 5:04 PM

Childhood heart defects may up early dementia risk: study

With improved newborn and childhood treatments, more people born with heart defects survive into adulthood.

13 Feb 2018 4:23 PM

Why people get aggressive after drinking decoded

The results of the current study are also consistent with several psychological theories of alcohol-related aggression.

13 Feb 2018 2:39 PM


US woman with headaches wakes up with British accent

Former beauty queen Michelle Myers, from Buckeye, Arizona now speaks with a London accent - despite having never visited the country.

13 Feb 2018 12:42 PM

Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

Scientists believe gene therapy ultimately will provide a long-term solution.

13 Feb 2018 12:14 PM

Measles vaccine protects boys, not girls, against other diseases

The study further showed deaths from any cause were lower when a child’s most recent jab was for measles.

13 Feb 2018 11:25 AM

Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes: Study

The study lacks evidence on whether pot was involved in any of the April 20 crashes.

13 Feb 2018 9:10 AM

Linger over lunch to lose weight: study suggests

Skipping breakfast did not seem to have any effect.

13 Feb 2018 8:51 AM