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  Life   Health  24 Apr 2018

Life, Health, 24 Apr 2018

Kids with rare rapid-ageing disease get hope from study drug

The disease affects about 1 in 20 million people. It is a chance mutation and isn’t inherited.

24 Apr 2018 8:54 PM

Happy parenting is no long a distant dream!

40-50 percent of the times the infertility in couples is because of the female partner and 30-40 percent for the male partner.

24 Apr 2018 8:44 PM

New radiotherapy may help treat liver cancer: study

Radiation segmentectomy (RS) is a minimally invasive option that uses the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y90) to destroy tumours.

24 Apr 2018 6:48 PM

Even small amounts of antibiotics can cause resistance: study

In some parts of the world, large quantities of antibiotics are used in meat production and aquaculture

24 Apr 2018 4:40 PM

Magnetic fields in electric cars don't seem to cause pacemaker problems

Over the last few decades we have learnt that very simple household items like electric razors, blow dryers, microwaves, ovens, etc.

24 Apr 2018 4:25 PM

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Easier detection of concussions!

Clinical practitioners require a relevant and reliable diagnostic test to determine high versus low probability of mTBI

24 Apr 2018 3:54 PM

Meditation, exercise combo helps sexual assault survivors

Researchers found it can reduce post-traumatic and ruminative thoughts in women with a history of sexual violence.

24 Apr 2018 3:33 PM

Premenstrual syndrome could be because of alcohol

There are some plausible biological explanations for the association found.

24 Apr 2018 3:09 PM

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

Methadone is the oldest and most effective of the three approved medications used to treat opioid addiction.

24 Apr 2018 2:11 PM

Why moms-to-be should cut off caffeine

Here is what a new study has found.

24 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

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Bummer day at work? Take a fun break

Repeated negative thoughts about work may also be linked to several health problems.

24 Apr 2018 12:43 PM

170 potential lung cancer drug targets identified; may help treat disease

Five-year project set out to identify new therapeutic targets for non-small cell lung cancer as well as potential drugs for targets.

24 Apr 2018 8:10 AM

Study finds heavy drinking linked to worse PMS

Alcohol increases PMS risk by altering the level of hormones, such as gonadotropin, during the menstrual cycle.

24 Apr 2018 8:04 AM

Vaping tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana, says study

Teens who use e-cigarettes may be twice as likely to smoke pot as their peers who never try vaping

24 Apr 2018 7:56 AM

Summering it up!

Nourish yourself with some oil: Taking care of your hair is essential and the same as taking care of your skin.

24 Apr 2018 12:34 AM

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