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  Life   Health  27 Dec 2017

Life, Health, 27 Dec 2017

Lead exposure as a child may not be cause criminal behaviour in adulthood

Some researchers suggest that lead may be linked to criminal behaviour but that association could be explained by low socioeconomic status.

27 Dec 2017 8:07 PM

Woman left with silicone implant protruding between her eyes after botched nose job

The woman later received free treatment at a cosmetic surgery hospital in Bangkok where doctors removed the implant and cured infections.

27 Dec 2017 6:27 PM

Look out for the impact of adulterated milk on fertility in Indians

Thus it is important to understand how adulterated milk can cause serious health issues in both males and females.

27 Dec 2017 5:30 PM

Protein that induces postpartum depression identified

Such depression has also been associated with infants’ developmental difficulties.

27 Dec 2017 5:22 PM

Nanowire device can detect cancer with urine test

Researchers have developed a novel medical device that can efficiently capture these EVs, and potentially use them to screen for cancer.

27 Dec 2017 2:58 PM


Air pollution ups death in elderly women

The results indicated that during the study period, almost 22 million people died.

27 Dec 2017 2:52 PM

Leaving the house linked to longevity in older adults

The wellbeing of our older adults is of paramount importance for public health and economic viability.

27 Dec 2017 2:40 PM

Pot-smoking on the rise among US pregnant women

Across all age groups, marijuana use during pregnancy increased from 4 percent at the start of the study to 7 percent by the end.

27 Dec 2017 1:47 PM

Pain-free patch for diabetics may manage blood sugar for days

It is mixed with therapeutic agents and poured into a microneedle form to make the patch.

27 Dec 2017 12:37 PM

Early puberty in girls tied to depression, says study

Study finds girls who went through puberty earlier more likely to become depressed, with symptoms being more severe in adolescence.

27 Dec 2017 12:22 PM


Fertility in Indians affected by adulterated milk, says study

Oxytocin is one such injection that not only affects the cattle but indirectly the humans in the form of dairy products we consume.

27 Dec 2017 12:12 PM

Too much of video gaming to be named mental disorder: WHO

Inclusion means health care workers and doctors can now diagnose someone with the condition.

27 Dec 2017 9:14 AM

Calcium, vitamin D supplement may not lower risk of fracture

Research finds no difference in fracture risk among people who got no treatment to those who take vitamin D and calcium supplements.

27 Dec 2017 8:03 AM