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  Life   Health  14 Nov 2017

Life, Health, 14 Nov 2017

US approves pill with sensor to track if patient takes medication regularly

The system works by sending a message from the pill’s sensor to a wearable patch, which then transmits the information to a mobile app.

14 Nov 2017 6:37 PM

Not having meat reduces risk of heart disease by half, says study

Foods to avoid include refined carbohydrates, foods high in added sugars, trans fats, saturated fats and processed meats.

14 Nov 2017 6:31 PM

Breastfeeding could prevent risk of eczema in children

Eczema causes the skin to become itchy, dry, cracked, sore and red and affects around one in five children and one in ten adults.

14 Nov 2017 5:25 PM

India's population has gained a decade of life expectancy since 1990', says study

Study is first comprehensive analysis of health of India's 1.34 billion citizens - encompassing almost a fifth of world's population.

14 Nov 2017 4:57 PM

Woman left with ravaged face after tumour shatters the front of her skull

The woman experienced pain in her nostrils four years back but the problem was mistaken for sinusitis.

14 Nov 2017 4:15 PM


Fitness guru reveals the 1 workout to do when you don’t feel like it

You don't even have to leave your home to get it done.

14 Nov 2017 2:41 PM

Stressed men have 'softer' babies, says study

Research finds that stress affects sperm quality and makes offspring less resilient to pressure.

14 Nov 2017 1:55 PM

Study finds exercise drastically reduces risk of glaucoma

Experts are hopeful the findings could lead to new methods to prevent vision loss.

14 Nov 2017 1:55 PM

Increased smartphone use may up suicide risk in teens: study

Prolonged use of smartphones and computers may increase the risk of depression and suicide- related behaviours in teenagers a study warns.

14 Nov 2017 12:42 PM

You can actually sweat your way to a bigger brain

Brain health decreases with age, with the average brain shrinking by approximately five percent per decade after the age of 40.

14 Nov 2017 10:08 AM


Heart attack ups dementia risk by 35%

A fourfold increased risk was observed if the patient underwent bypass surgery following the heart attack.

14 Nov 2017 9:36 AM

This water test can save India from crippling bone disease

Here is what researchers discovered.

14 Nov 2017 9:27 AM