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  Life   Health  16 May 2018

Life, Health, 16 May 2018

There may not be a link between schoolbags and back pain in children

The analysis has limitations given that few studies followed the children over time, and those that did were at risk of bias.

16 May 2018 8:40 PM

Molecule that may help keep common cold at bay identified by researchers

The common cold is caused by a family of viruses with hundreds of variants, making it nearly impossible to become immune to or vaccinate.

16 May 2018 8:26 PM

People may be able to process bad news better when they are stressed

This sharpening of the mind was found to be caused by rising cortisol levels that formed a tunnel vision to focus on threats at hand.

16 May 2018 2:46 PM

Here are 5 ways to deal with hypertension effectively

Hypertension is an increasingly important medical and public health issue.

16 May 2018 2:37 PM

High-intensity workout program can improve heart health

The post-exercise intervention test results showed significant improvements in insulin sensitivity and heart disease risk factors.

16 May 2018 12:42 PM


Here are 7 things you should know about your vagina

While many think they know exactly what's going on down there, there are women are fairly unfamiliar with their private parts.

16 May 2018 12:31 PM

Some calories can do a lot more harm than others, new study reveals

The paper reviewed the significant challenges involved in conducting and interpreting nutrition research.

16 May 2018 12:08 PM

New study explains the struggles of pediatric asthma

Researchers performed a systematic review of studies involving quality improvements after inpatient discharge.

16 May 2018 11:10 AM

Man rushed to hospital after hacking his penis while watching porn

Bizarre sex act back-fired when his penis started bleeding uncontrollably and he was unable to stem the flow.

16 May 2018 10:40 AM

Nestle to cut more sugar and salt in its products

Nestle and its rivals are under pressure from a shift in consumer preferences towards healthier food and away from processed products.

16 May 2018 9:28 AM


Here are 5 lifestyle habits that can lead to breast cancer

One disease that has affected the lives of millions of women across the world is Breast Cancer — the most common cancer in women.

16 May 2018 8:48 AM

US kids' exposure to second-hand pot smoke may be rising

Cannabis legalization has increased the accessibility of cannabis for adults and removed many penalties for use.

16 May 2018 8:20 AM

Hair-straightening products contain potentially toxic mix

Black women use more hair products than other women and suffer disproportionately from uterine fibroids, early puberty and infertility.

16 May 2018 8:10 AM