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Life, Health, 19 Aug 2017

Here's what you need to know about swine influenza

We give a low-down on how to tackle swine influenza and pointers on its symptoms and detection.

19 Aug 2017 5:27 PM

Antidepressants do work, says new study

Researchers say, if results are placebo effects, drugs should not outperform actual placebo trials.

19 Aug 2017 5:00 PM

High BP during pregnancy increases risk of cardiovascular disease later

Study shows need for follow-up of women hypertension history during pregnancy to provide management of risk factors for heart disease.

19 Aug 2017 4:08 PM

Now, eye test to spot Alzheimer's disease 20 years in advance

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai developed an eye test as a non-invasive method that can detect Alzheimer’s much before symptoms begin to show.

19 Aug 2017 3:53 PM

Alternative cancer cures see higher death rates, says study

Cancer patients who spurn surgery, radiation or chemotherapy in favour of unorthodox therapies are more than twice as likely to die.

19 Aug 2017 11:50 AM


Positive interaction between couples may improve CPAP use in apnea

According to researchers, couples who focused on benefits for both patient and sleep partner were more likely to use CPAP machines.

19 Aug 2017 10:54 AM

Long lasting gum disease may up risk of Alzheimer’s, says study

Recent studies have suggested that chronic periodontitis might contribute to a decline in thinking ability.

19 Aug 2017 10:36 AM