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  Life   Health  16 Feb 2017

Life, Health, 16 Feb 2017

Inherited genes pose higher cancer risk than estimates

Four key cellular processes were affected by mutating genes including: the DNA repair systems.

16 Feb 2017 8:00 PM

Baby's brain scans can indicate autism risk

Autism can be diagnosed from about two years of age, when behavioural and communication problems start becoming evident.

16 Feb 2017 7:44 PM

People living in urban areas prefer fewer kids

The approach to life is really quality over quantity

16 Feb 2017 5:23 PM

Gloves that ‘touch and feel’ invented by scientists for couples

They work specially for couples in long distance relationships

16 Feb 2017 5:13 PM

Outbreak from diseased rat urine kills New Yorker

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection spread by rodents and other animals that can cause fever, vomiting and kidney damage.

16 Feb 2017 3:47 PM


ADHD a 'brain disorder', not just bad behaviour: study

People with the disorder have a delayed development of several brain regions which gives them the problem

16 Feb 2017 10:45 AM

Mosquito-bite like vaccine may help cure malaria

The vaccine uses a sporozoite to stimulate an immune reaction in humans

16 Feb 2017 10:27 AM

Mitochondria size keeps blood sugar level stable

The small subset of neurons were specifically important to activate so-called counter-regulatory responses to hypoglycemia

16 Feb 2017 9:57 AM

Combination of drugs can kill brain cancer cells

The drugs are even highly effective against breast cancer and multiple myeloma

16 Feb 2017 9:24 AM

Vitamin D can prevent cold and flu: study

Receiving a good amount of the vitamin can help people prevent sickness in winters

16 Feb 2017 8:48 AM


Diet threats: Rice and arsenic

Why some say the way we grow rice, could be bad.

16 Feb 2017 2:53 AM