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  Life   Health  23 Feb 2018

Life, Health, 23 Feb 2018

Eating disorders, figure skating's 'dirty little secret'

Anorexia is a 21st-century illness and it's fairly common.

23 Feb 2018 8:32 PM

Beetroot juice supplements may help heart failure patients: study

A second important aspect of the study is there were no untoward side effects from the dietary nitrate.

23 Feb 2018 7:49 PM

Some essential tests for women in their 40's

Read on to find out more.

23 Feb 2018 7:32 PM

Research suggests chronic kidney disease may leave children with low IQ

Children with CKD also had lower scores than the general population in executive function and memory domains.

23 Feb 2018 7:29 PM

Overweight women more like to have obese kids: study

Gut microbiome is the community of bacteria that live in the digestive tracts of humans. 

23 Feb 2018 6:33 PM


Doctors remove 'world's largest brain tumour'

Size, vascularity and the involvement of the brain and the bone possessed a challenge in the case.

23 Feb 2018 6:14 PM

Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

Parts of the brain shrink with age, one of the reasons why most people experience a gradual slowing of at least some types of memory.

23 Feb 2018 6:07 PM

Here are some exercises to work your whole body

If you're someone who enjoys training at home, full body workouts make for a good option.

23 Feb 2018 3:07 PM

Testing tears may help diagnose Parkinson's early: study

Tears were analysed for the levels of four proteins.

23 Feb 2018 3:00 PM

Infants can learn abstract rules visually: study

The researchers showed 40 infants patterned sequences of different kinds of dogs. 

23 Feb 2018 2:51 PM


How drinking fruit teas can damage your teeth

Lemon in hot water is just as dangerous if not more.

23 Feb 2018 1:12 PM

Turmeric is more effective than painkillers at easing painful injuries

Study suggests curcumin-based product could represent promising safe, analgesic remedy in painful osteo-muscular conditions.

23 Feb 2018 9:18 AM

Toxic metals present in E-cigarette vapours

Study shows high amounts of toxic metals, including lead, leak from some e-cigarette heating coils.

23 Feb 2018 8:30 AM

Novo's pioneering diabetes pill impresses in first big study

The oral form of the drug, known generically as semaglutide, is crucial for ensuring the group’s long-term growth.

23 Feb 2018 8:13 AM

Surgery affects memory, says study

According to a new study, patients may score slightly lower on certain memory tests after having surgery and anaesthesia.

23 Feb 2018 8:00 AM