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  Life   Health  15 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 15 Jan 2018

Low-intensity exercises are equally important for physical, mental well-being

Mixing up Low-Intensity Sustained State (LISS) cardio exercises with high-intensity workouts may be the perfect recipe for health.

15 Jan 2018 9:33 PM

Chemical in bread, soybean may reverse breast cancer therapy

Under the influence of either xenoestrogen, the breast cancer cells also resumed proliferating at a rate seen in absence of treatment.

15 Jan 2018 3:39 PM

Girl dies of new eye-bleeding fever which is feared to be worse than bubonic plague

Nine-year-old died in central Uganda with symptoms of an eye-bleeding disease which could kill up to 40 per cent of those infected by it.

15 Jan 2018 2:50 PM

Unable to lose weight? Healthy foods might be stopping you from losing fat

People need to keep in mind that portion sizes can vary depending on how active you are.

15 Jan 2018 2:14 PM

These exercises can help you tone your body in arthritis

These three exercises can help you strengthen your body.

15 Jan 2018 2:06 PM


5-year-old with deformed fingers designs and builds 3D-printed hands for other children

The boy was born with amniotic band syndrome which caused his digits to be fused together in the womb.

15 Jan 2018 1:59 PM

Bullied kids at high risk of suicidal behaviour

About 59 per cent of participants had experienced some peer victimisation in the first years of elementary school.

15 Jan 2018 1:44 PM

Alarming number of people are turning to alcohol to cope with stress, survey reveals

Experts urge for a call to action to deal with this issue before it becomes a bigger problem.

15 Jan 2018 1:23 PM

Yoga face-toning might compete with fillers and facelifts

Dermatologists measured improvements in the appearance of the faces of a small group of middle-age women.

15 Jan 2018 9:46 AM

Regular yoga can slow down ageing of brain: Study

Yoga could prevent age-related degeneration by changing cardiometabolic risk factors and brain-derived neurotrophic factors among men.

15 Jan 2018 9:37 AM


Meditating twice a day for 20 mins cut PTSD symptoms in older adults

Transcendental Meditation is a technique for detaching oneself from anxiety and promoting harmony.

15 Jan 2018 9:26 AM

Consuming coconut oil daily cuts heart disease risk

Here is what a new study has found.

15 Jan 2018 9:19 AM

Guard your eye

Sport activities are relentlessly fun, but players also need to ensure that they are safe from the possibility of serious eye injuries.

15 Jan 2018 1:30 AM

Fitness fad or faux pas?

Climbing stairs every day is a great way to tone your lower body, but doctors caution about the side effects.

15 Jan 2018 12:22 AM