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  Life   Health  15 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 15 Jun 2018

Early birds less prone to depression: Study

The researchers found that late chronotypes or night owls are less likely to be married, more likely to live alone and be smokers.

15 Jun 2018 6:35 PM

Virtual reality may improve your recall power: Study

Many of the participants said the immersive "presence" while using VR allowed them to focus better.

15 Jun 2018 6:00 PM

Upset over being served salad for dinner, 12-year-old calls cops on parents

A 12-year-old from Canada had such extreme distaste for salad, that the child called the cops on his parents, to complain against them.

15 Jun 2018 5:39 PM

Financial literacy can keep you out of hospital

How does financial literacy affect hospitalisation risk? The study couldn't draw any conclusions.

15 Jun 2018 4:09 PM

Gene critical for male sex development identified

As we begin to understand the genetic underpinnings of these disorders, we can improve our care of these patients.

15 Jun 2018 3:46 PM


Anxiety tied to fracture risk in postmenopausal women

They can consider mindfulness, cognitive therapy, self-calming strategies, yoga, or seeking help through counseling.

15 Jun 2018 3:39 PM

Doctors have cost concerns about genetic tests for disease risk

Prenatal genetic tests accounted for the greatest spending, followed by hereditary cancer tests, the analysis found.

15 Jun 2018 2:56 PM

Inducing labour after 41-week pregnancy can save babies' lives

12 percent less likely to wind up in neonatal intensive care units with labor induction policies.

15 Jun 2018 2:49 PM

Stigma may keep women from using HIV-prevention drugs

Greater social awareness and acceptance could go a long way toward normalizing the use of PrEP and increasing women’s comfort pursuing it.

15 Jun 2018 2:26 PM

Here's why your breath might smell like pee

Poor dental hygiene, eating a meal full of garlic and even illness can leave our breath smelling less than desirable.

15 Jun 2018 2:20 PM


Resistance exercise linked to reduced depression symptoms

The underlying message is to stay active, in whatever manner an individual will adhere to over the long-term.

15 Jun 2018 2:04 PM

Here's why donuts are so addictive

Study says junk foods high in both fat and carbs confuse the brain, triggering an urge to overeat.

15 Jun 2018 1:16 PM

Here's how adults can beat nightmare disorder

Effectively treating nightmare disorder can improve sleep quality.

15 Jun 2018 12:07 PM

Kids in India show religious tolerance: Study

The study took place in Gujarat, India, a region with a history of Hindu-Muslim violence.

15 Jun 2018 10:01 AM

Flavoured additives in e-cigarettes can cause heart damage

E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid and produce an aerosol that is inhaled.

15 Jun 2018 9:46 AM


Waking up early can keep the blues away

Light exposure and work schedules appears to mildly influence depression risk.

15 Jun 2018 9:37 AM

Alcohol can harm teen bone health

Here is what a new study has found.

15 Jun 2018 9:28 AM