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  Life   Health  18 Nov 2017

Life, Health, 18 Nov 2017

Handful of walnuts daily cuts risk of asthma

Mucins are often elevated in asthmatics.

18 Nov 2017 7:06 PM

Poor health in adulthood because of parents' lifestyle in childhood: Study

The study involved 21,000 participants aged 50 and above from 13 European countries.

18 Nov 2017 6:03 PM

Tree-lined neighbourhoods may prevent asthma attacks: study

Greenspace and gardens were associated with reductions in asthma hospitalisation at lower pollutant levels.

18 Nov 2017 3:36 PM

Computer brain-training can reduce dementia risk by 29%

The exercise is referred to as "speed of processing training", "useful field of view training," or "UFOV training".

18 Nov 2017 2:58 PM

Short-term probiotics can help shed those extra kilos

Further long-term studies are required to examine the effects of probiotic supplementation on various measures on body weight.

18 Nov 2017 2:50 PM


Watching too much TV may double blood clot risk: study

The researchers examined 15,158 middle-aged (45-64 years) participants.

18 Nov 2017 2:46 PM

The faster you eat, the more kilos you gain?

People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome.

18 Nov 2017 1:50 PM

Depression in women often caused by sexual harassment in office

Study finds women are suffering anxiety, depression, eating disorders and PTSD after being victimized at their work places.

18 Nov 2017 11:15 AM

Keeping a pet dog reduces risk of early death

Older people who live alone are 33 percent less likely to die over the next 12 years if they have a dog, according to a Swedish study.

18 Nov 2017 10:04 AM

A Chinese herb may help fight tooth decay, says study

Galla Chinensis revealed to inhibit acid production of caries-associated bacteria as well as make teeth more resistant to acidic attack.

18 Nov 2017 8:30 AM


Now Zika virus can be fought using anti-malaria drug

Medication, called chloroquine, has a long history of safe use during pregnancy, and is relatively inexpensive.

18 Nov 2017 8:18 AM