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  Life   Health  15 May 2018

Life, Health, 15 May 2018

Breastfeeding facility at workplace a major concern for new mothers: Survey

The first thing is to offer comfortable breastfeeding/pumping facilities like dedicated rooms and equipment.

15 May 2018 8:34 PM

Body odour may help identify malaria: study

Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite densities.

15 May 2018 7:40 PM

Millennials face more pressure at the workplace than older colleagues

A third of millennials also admitted that stress was making them less productive at work.

15 May 2018 6:16 PM

Yogurt may help dampen chronic inflammation: study

Participants were also involved in a high-calorie meal challenge at the beginning and end of their nine-week dietary intervention.

15 May 2018 5:08 PM

Masturbating and other weird things you may do while asleep

It turns out that doing strange in your sleep is not uncommon and many of us experience actions known as parasomnias.

15 May 2018 3:55 PM


People can lose weight by staying away from a late-night snack or early breakfast

It has been observed in earlier studies that the obesity crisis is fuelled by mid-night snacking.

15 May 2018 3:34 PM

This is your heart on nitric oxide

The study provides new motivation to replace nitric oxide during heart failure.

15 May 2018 3:04 PM

Common cold could be cured in just five years, say scientists

The new treatment developed at London’s Imperial College blocks the protein, cutting off the infection at an early stage.

15 May 2018 1:36 PM

Debilitating eye disease onset could be predicted by new genetic markers: Study

The discovery of new genetic markers could help predict a person's future risk of corneal thinning.

15 May 2018 1:27 PM

Gender bias leads to extra 239,000 girl deaths per year in India

The worst affected areas were all rural, agricultural areas with lower levels of education.

15 May 2018 1:09 PM


Altered body odour can indicate Malaria, says study

According to a study conducted by the Penn State, suddenly altered body odour indicates malaria even if the microscope doesn’t.

15 May 2018 10:39 AM

Congo, UN deploy specialists to tackle Ebola epidemic

World Health Organisation obtained 4,000 doses of experimental Ebola vaccine and was preparing for deployment in Congo.

15 May 2018 10:08 AM

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

It said 393 people who identified as contacts of Ebola patients were being followed up.

15 May 2018 9:38 AM

Men, your jobs may be killing you

Men with highly physical jobs appeared to have a significantly higher risk of early death compared to those who have largely inactive jobs.

15 May 2018 8:47 AM

UK university to offer medical courses for surgeons in India

The M.Ch degree is also available through observ-ation route without GMC registration for those clinicians with IELTS 6.5.

15 May 2018 2:05 AM