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  Life   Health  19 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 19 Jul 2018

Mother recovers from comatose thanks to newborn baby in Kerala

She has shown improvement from her neurologically challenged state particularly after starting breastfeeding.

19 Jul 2018 8:43 PM

CT scan may increase brain tumor risk

CT scans are sometimes also used to identify conditions related to an increase tumour risk.

19 Jul 2018 7:28 PM

Here's a safe and effective way to whiten teeth

Researchers have now developed a new, less destructive method.

19 Jul 2018 7:24 PM

Regular sunscreen use can cut deadly skin cancer risk by 40 per cent

Regular users of sunscreen were more likely to be female, younger, of British or northern European ancestry.

19 Jul 2018 7:20 PM

HIV infection doubles heart disease risk, says study

Analysis of global figures, published in Circulation, reveals HIV-associated cardiovascular disease has more than tripled in past 20 years.

19 Jul 2018 5:02 PM


Nicotine exposure during pregnancy harmful for baby

Nicotine replacement therapies may not protect infants from SIDS.

19 Jul 2018 4:20 PM

Man's best friend could help reduce ADHD symptoms

Here is what a new study has found.

19 Jul 2018 3:59 PM

Sugar improves memory in older adults

Older adults who had a glucose drink showed significantly better memory and more positive mood.

19 Jul 2018 3:43 PM

Eating fish may help prolong life: Study

Women had 8% lower total mortality, 10% lower cardiovascular disease mortality, and 38% lower Alzheimer's disease mortality.

19 Jul 2018 3:25 PM

Why smog should not be your excuse to skip workouts

Exercise is good for your heart irrespective of air pollution, researchers say.

19 Jul 2018 12:58 PM


More evidence that omega-3 supplements lack heart benefits

Taking them in supplement form does little to protect against heart disease.

19 Jul 2018 11:37 AM

UN says global fight against AIDS is at 'precarious point'

This rapid and sustained increase in people getting treatment helped drive a 34 percent drop in AIDS-related deaths from 2010 to 2017.

19 Jul 2018 11:11 AM

Eating hotdogs may increase the risk of manic depression, bowel cancer

Manic episodes, where people become hyperactive, euphoric, cannot sleep, affect presenter Stephen Fry and Hollywood actress Carrie Fisher.

19 Jul 2018 10:55 AM

The scent of coffee may help you crack GMAT

Study finds coffee-like scent acts as a placebo for analytical reasoning performance.

19 Jul 2018 9:35 AM

Smartphone use may increase risk of ADHD in teens

ADHD is a brain disorder with symptoms that include a pattern of inattention, hyperactive behaviour and impulsiveness.

19 Jul 2018 8:37 AM


Having an early dinner may lower risk of breast, prostate cancer

Study concluded that adherence to diurnal eating patterns is associated with a lower risk of cancer.

19 Jul 2018 8:16 AM

Axing anxiety

While a little anxiety is part of life, it interferes with the daily functioning of those suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

19 Jul 2018 12:27 AM