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  Life   Health  16 Oct 2018

Life, Health, 16 Oct 2018

Research suggests obesity surgery may help tackle heart attack risk in diabetics

Of the more than 5,300 who had surgery, most had gastric bypass, the most common type of stomach-shrinking operation.

16 Oct 2018 8:57 PM

Child diagnosed with nasal cancer after doctors dismiss runny nose as sinus infection

Scans found a tumour in her nasal cavity which had invaded the bone in her nose along with her skull and muscles used for chewing.

16 Oct 2018 7:28 PM

Man left with physical features of a woman as his testicles disappeared in the womb

Doctors believe that his testicles became twisted in the womb and dropped off in the womb as blood supply to them may have been cut.

16 Oct 2018 4:02 PM

World Spine Day: 8 simple ways to improve posture at work for healthy back

Good posture results when body muscles and joints are balanced and supported properly.

16 Oct 2018 2:56 PM

World Spine Day: Teenage back pain can wreck long-term health, say experts

And any damage to the spine has long-term consequences; even more so among children and adolescents.

16 Oct 2018 2:38 PM


Despite crisis, most patients want to take opioids after surgery

While opioids may effectively relieve pain after surgeries and procedures, they may not be the best option in all cases.

16 Oct 2018 12:31 PM

Pain disruption therapy may treat back pain

Here is what a new study has found.

16 Oct 2018 12:07 PM

'Cued care' approach helps new babies, parents to sleep

The program educates parents about expectations around normal infant sleep and encourages them to experiment with strategies.

16 Oct 2018 11:20 AM

Hip and knee surgeons to use Apple Watch to monitor patients

Apple has been working on new health initiatives for its users.

16 Oct 2018 9:22 AM