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  Life   Health  26 Oct 2017

Life, Health, 26 Oct 2017

Baking soda can remove pesticides from apples: study

Washing could be one effective strategy to clean pesticides off produce, and it is standard practice in the food industry.

26 Oct 2017 9:04 PM

Underweight women may be at greater risk of early menopause

Up to 10 per cent of women experience early menopause and it is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease.

26 Oct 2017 8:30 PM

Ovarian cancer starts over 6 years before it turns deadly: Study

Ovarian cancer is the fifth largest cause of cancer deaths in women.

26 Oct 2017 8:27 PM

Here's how self-diagnosis using internet is harmful

Since there is a higher risk of misdiagnosis, the patient may bear the unpleasant side-effects.

26 Oct 2017 6:02 PM

Skin helps regulate blood pressure: study

Low oxygen levels -whether temporary or sustained- are common and can be related to our natural environment.

26 Oct 2017 3:53 PM


'Vaginal seeding' for C-section babies could be unsafe, doctors warn

There is simply no evidence to suggest it has benefits — and it may carry potential risks.

26 Oct 2017 3:44 PM

Teens trading sleep for smartphone time: study

Limiting usage to two hours a day should leave enough time for proper sleep.

26 Oct 2017 2:20 PM

Programmable molecular machines that can repair genetic coding unveiled

Technologies expand reach of gene-editing, and open path to fixing mutations that cause genetic diseases.

26 Oct 2017 8:39 AM

A third of adults in China suffer high blood pressure, says study

Strokes are leading cause of death in China, accounting for one in five deaths annually, researchers say.

26 Oct 2017 8:22 AM

Humble Jamun fruit can be used to remove excess fluoride from groundwater, IIT

Excess fluoride in groundwater is a major problem in several states as it causes health problems.

26 Oct 2017 7:53 AM