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  Life   Health  16 Dec 2017

Life, Health, 16 Dec 2017

AI may help identify bacteria quickly and accurately: study

Automated classification can ameliorate the shortage of human technologists by helping them work more efficiently.

16 Dec 2017 6:05 PM

No link found between joint pain, rainy weather: study

There's no correlation between achy joints and rainy weather, a study has found, debunking the belief endured over the centuries.

16 Dec 2017 5:37 PM

Being repetitive might be an early sign of dementia

Asking the same questions in conversation, after they've been answered, may also point to dementia.

16 Dec 2017 3:58 PM

Taking too many vitamin supplements can lead to this unwanted side effect

The pills could irritate the oesophagus, or allow some stomach acid to creep back up the oesophagus when it enters the stomach.

16 Dec 2017 3:24 PM

Erectile dysfunction may up heart disease risk in young men

The research appears onlinein the journal Vascular Medicine.

16 Dec 2017 3:09 PM


High blood sugar in pregnancy ups heart risk in babies: study

Infants with genetic diseases, born from multiple pregnancies and those whose mothers had extremely low or high BMI were not included.

16 Dec 2017 3:02 PM

Kids who eat healthier food have better self-esteem: study

Researchers found that fish intake (2-3 times per week) was associated with better self-esteem and no emotional and peer problems. 

16 Dec 2017 2:55 PM

Suicidal thoughts may be reduced through Ketamine use, says study

Researchers found that administration of low-dose ketamine reduced anti-suicidal thoughts within hours.

16 Dec 2017 10:56 AM

Facebook admits, social media scrolling can make you feel bad

Study shows increase in teen depression with tech use, however it also points out improvements in well-being from social interactions.

16 Dec 2017 9:11 AM

Sleep problems tied to female infertility

Risk increases with age, smoking, drinking, stress, unhealthy diet, too much exercise, being obese or having STDs.

16 Dec 2017 8:36 AM


Hot tea may be able to cut down risk of Glaucoma, says study

Glaucoma damages the optic nerve and causes vision loss. It damages the optic nerve by forming a fluid pressure inside the eye.

16 Dec 2017 8:25 AM

Find out which unlikely food can prevent constipation

Researchers say constipation can be caused by not eating enough fibre, medications, not drinking enough fluids and anxiety.

16 Dec 2017 7:55 AM

Eat right when you’re expecting

Folate is important before conception and during your first few weeks of pregnancy.

16 Dec 2017 1:07 AM