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Life, Health, 21 Sep 2017

World Alzheimer's Day: Forgetfulness could be dangerous

The diseases increase after the age of 70.

21 Sep 2017 7:13 PM

Adding nuts to diet can reduce risk of obesity

The study found that participants gained a mean average of 2.1 kilogrammes during the five-year period.

21 Sep 2017 6:49 PM

WHO warns Alzheimer's disease is most common cause of dementia

World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21.

21 Sep 2017 6:23 PM

Wider face hints at higher sex drive among men, says study

Research finds those with wider faces are more relaxed about casual sex and have tendencies such as prejudice and psychopathic traits.

21 Sep 2017 5:41 PM

Midlife blues? Tension with mothers, siblings may be reason

Here's what researchers found.

21 Sep 2017 5:08 PM


Doctors ask mind to be kept active on World Alzheimer's Day

Alzheimer’s disease causes progressive forgetfulness and loss of other brain functions due to abnormal deposition of proteins in the brain.

21 Sep 2017 4:44 PM

Doctors in UP struggle to find woman who left hours after giving birth to conjoined twins

The woman was shocked initially but later formed a bond with the twins but discharged herself hours later.

21 Sep 2017 3:50 PM

India hailed for cutting child mortality rate by 1 million

Researchers not the government of India has modestly increased its traditionally low level of public spending on health.

21 Sep 2017 3:12 PM

Here are skin infections people may pick up at the gym

Working out in a gym where people are perspiring all around, makes one really susceptible to picking out quite a few unwanted conditions.

21 Sep 2017 2:08 PM

Parents refuse to abandon child born with bulging eyes even as locals call it 'alien'

The father of the boy was stunned at first but accepted the child as god's will and hopes he has a long life.

21 Sep 2017 1:54 PM


Side effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients may be lessened by Tibetan yoga

Tibetan yoga practices keep people in continuous movement and they are thought to improve memory and mental clarity.

21 Sep 2017 12:57 PM

Genome editing reveals key gene for human embryo growth, say scientists

This is first use of genome editing to study gene function in human embryos, which can help better understand early development.

21 Sep 2017 12:34 PM

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

The drug resistance of these bugs is a public health emergency that must be treated urgently.

21 Sep 2017 10:07 AM