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  Life   Health  18 Mar 2018

Life, Health, 18 Mar 2018

Lives can be saved in war zones with new 3D-printed stethoscopes

The stethoscope, called the Glia model, was made using free open source software to keep costs low and allow others to access the code.

18 Mar 2018 6:57 PM

Urological cancer patients at five times higher suicide risk

In bladder and prostate cancer, this ratio drops to one suicide for every 7 attempts.

18 Mar 2018 5:20 PM

Exercising during pregnancy reduces time spent in labour

The women in the exercise group were also less likely to use an epidural during childbirth.

18 Mar 2018 3:37 PM

Everyday chemical exposure may affect male fertility in future generations

Sperm counts among men have dropped substantially over the last few decades.

18 Mar 2018 2:58 PM

Estrogen therapy can help female athletes with eating disorder

Female athletes with exercise-induced menstrual dysfunction (associated with low estrogen levels) often have disordered eating behavior.

18 Mar 2018 2:54 PM


Here's why moms-to-be should avoid drinking from plastic bottles

BPA is a chemical that is added to many commercial products, including water bottles, paper receipts, can liners.

18 Mar 2018 1:49 PM

Sedentary lifestyles more harmful if type 2 diabetes in the family: study

We know the benefits of exercise, the challenge now is to encourage people to simply move more and sit less.

18 Mar 2018 1:44 PM

'Obesity paradox' is a myth: study

It is already known that being overweight or obese increases a person's risk of CVD, as well as other diseases such as cancer.

18 Mar 2018 1:33 PM

This telehealth program offers hope for diabetics

The study examined veterans with type 2 diabetes.

18 Mar 2018 12:00 PM