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  Life   Health  19 Nov 2016

Life, Health, 19 Nov 2016

Vehicular pollution escalates asthma risk in children: study

The exposure is associated with increased plasma levels of interleukin 31 (IL-31), a cytokine that promotes allergic inflammation.

19 Nov 2016 8:17 PM

Fear of unknown common to many anxiety disorders: study

When a person is sensitive to uncertain threat, they can spend the entire day anxious and concerned that something bad could happen to them

19 Nov 2016 7:10 PM

Why autistic kids avoid eye contact explained

One explanation holds that children with autism avoid eye contact because they find it stressful and negative.

19 Nov 2016 5:58 PM

World's first heart transplant doctor passes away

Denton Cooley passed away at the age of 96 in Houston, Texas.

19 Nov 2016 5:34 PM

Walnuts may boost mood in young men: study

The recommended amount is one handful per day.

19 Nov 2016 4:52 PM


Breastfeeding may reduce babies’ pain during vaccinations

Nursing appeared to be more effective at pain reduction than sugar water, pain creams or sprays at the injection site.

19 Nov 2016 11:59 AM

New urine test could predict high-risk cervical cancer

According to World Cancer Research Fund International, 84 percent of cervical cancers occur in less developed countries.

19 Nov 2016 11:53 AM

Children admitted to ICUs develop acute kidney injury

One of every four children admitted to pediatric ICU's around the world develops acute kidney injury.

19 Nov 2016 11:35 AM

Terminally ill girl wins right to deep-freeze her body

Cryonics is the practice or technique of deep-freezing the bodies of those who have died of a disease, in the hope of a future cure.

19 Nov 2016 11:06 AM