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  Life   Health  13 Dec 2017

Life, Health, 13 Dec 2017

Half of all people in the world can't access basic health services according to WHO

This century has seen a rise in the number of people getting services such as vaccinations, HIV/AIDS drugs, and mosquito-repelling bednets.

13 Dec 2017 8:05 PM

New blood test can diagnose two cancer types

A new study's findings suggest infrared spectroscopy can detect biochemical changes induced by non-Hodgkin's lymphoma,

13 Dec 2017 7:52 PM

'Love hormone' with less side effects developed

The downside to oxytocin is that it activates a number of receptors, some of which can lead to unwanted side effects.

13 Dec 2017 7:23 PM

Operation to remove mole leaves elderly woman with mole twice the size of her face

The woman is refusing to get another surgery for removing the tumour since she is afraid of not waking up.

13 Dec 2017 6:33 PM

Brain mechanisms behind depression identified: study

Researchers the University of Warwick conducted the study.

13 Dec 2017 6:32 PM


Pokemon Go may help people who struggle socially: study

As modern video games become more popular, it's important to understand how individual personality traits influence behaviour.

13 Dec 2017 5:53 PM

Experts reveal how to make getting out of bed on cold mornings easier

It is important to get enough undisrupted sleep to be able to wake up feeling fresh.

13 Dec 2017 4:18 PM

Scientists reveal man flu is real

A new study explains why.

13 Dec 2017 3:26 PM

Study finds smokers are less attractive

Here's what a new study has found.

13 Dec 2017 2:01 PM

Mixing work and personal life may lead to exhaustion: study

Employees who did not organise a clear separation between work and free time were less likely to participate in relaxing activities.

13 Dec 2017 1:15 PM


'Less meat, exercise may cause mental distress in young adults'

Mental health of a mature adult (aged over 30 years) seems to be more sensitive to regular consumption of coffee and carbohydrates.

13 Dec 2017 12:30 PM

Motorcycle passengers have higher head injury risks

Passengers had higher traumatic brain injury rates even after researchers accounted for alcohol use, drug use, age and sex.

13 Dec 2017 11:41 AM

Older women should refrain from hormones to prevent diseases

US Preventive Services Task Force recommends a healthy diet and physical activity for preventing cardiovascular diseases.

13 Dec 2017 11:14 AM

Find out how marijuana might be helpful for HIV patients

Study has found that marijuana might really help HIV patients keep mental stamina longer.

13 Dec 2017 8:11 AM

Find out the five signs that show you are not getting enough sleep

Sleep is essential for growing muscle, repairing tissue, and synthesising hormones, among other functions.

13 Dec 2017 7:54 AM