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  Life   Health  23 Nov 2016

Life, Health, 23 Nov 2016

PETA funds study for drug without harming horses

The PETA International Science Consortium conceived the deal, signed last week, to try to get horses out of the antitoxin business.

23 Nov 2016 9:08 PM

Thunderstorm asthma kills 4 in Australian city

Professor George Braitberg, head of the Royal Melbourne Hospital's emergency department, likened the scene in the hospital to a war zone.

23 Nov 2016 7:26 PM

Major depression can be cured by yogic breathing

Researchers found significant improvement in symptoms of depression and anxiety in medicated patients.

23 Nov 2016 5:03 PM

Opioid treatment slows chronic wound healing

Chronic wounds are those that fails to heal after three months of appropriate wound care.

23 Nov 2016 4:34 PM

Smoking fatal for diabetic patient: study

Diabetes doubles the risk for all-cause mortality and non-lung cancer mortality among heavy smokers.

23 Nov 2016 12:41 PM


Misogynists more likely to have mental problems

The analysis found links between sexist behavior and mental health issues such as depression and substance abuse.

23 Nov 2016 10:07 AM

Physiotherapy may not heal ankle sprain

This study highlights clearly that not all physio treatments are equally effective.

23 Nov 2016 9:51 AM

Zika babies may develop microcephaly after birth

The findings raise new concerns about the hidden effects of pre-natal exposure to the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

23 Nov 2016 9:22 AM

Palliative care linked to better, if not longer, life

Too often palliative care is equated to ‘hospice’ or end of life care but palliative care is much more than that.

23 Nov 2016 9:17 AM

Why social media is ruining your brain and your career

A recent study has linked social media with issues to do with concentration and attention span, leading to addiction.

23 Nov 2016 12:23 AM