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  Life   Health  19 Jun 2018

Life, Health, 19 Jun 2018

In US, cigarette smoking reaches new low: Study

However, large disparities remain, with people living in rural areas still far more likely to smoke than city-dwellers.

19 Jun 2018 7:41 PM

Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Jun 2018 7:27 PM

Lose weight with this 16:8 diet

Researchers say there are options for weight loss that do not include calorie counting or eliminating certain foods.

19 Jun 2018 3:58 PM

Virtual reality headsets reduce kid's needle phobia

Needle phobia and needle anxiety may even cause parents to delay scheduled visits with the doctor.

19 Jun 2018 2:45 PM

Potential disease-fighting 'warheads' may be hidden in bacteria

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Jun 2018 2:13 PM


This new technique could improve arthritis treatment

The technique uses images from a standard computerised tomography (CT) scan.

19 Jun 2018 1:44 PM

Diabetes may be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most fatal cancers, with a five-year survival rate of only eight per cent.

19 Jun 2018 10:01 AM

Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes

Compared to married people, adults who were divorced, widowed or never married were 42 pc more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.

19 Jun 2018 8:49 AM

Saudi Arabia MERS outbreaks killed 23 in four months, says WHO

According to WHO said the total number of deaths from the disease has risen to 790 since it was first diagnosed in humans in 2012.

19 Jun 2018 8:40 AM

Ageless and skintillating

40s and above: Start using richer moisturisers with antioxidants and hyaluronic acid, no more chemical exfoliators

19 Jun 2018 6:30 AM


No skin off your NOSE!

Scared of going under the knife but still want a better nose? Non-surgical nose jobs are the trend today.

19 Jun 2018 6:19 AM

Hepatitis C: The silent killer

A lack of symptoms makes the diagnosis and treatment of this viral disease difficult. Improved awareness is the only recourse.

19 Jun 2018 12:18 AM