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  Life   Health  28 Sep 2018

Life, Health, 28 Sep 2018

Hospital privacy curtains may harbour resistant bacteria dangerous for patients

In contrast, control curtains that were not placed in patient rooms stayed clean the entire 21 days, it found.

28 Sep 2018 8:20 PM

Study suggests vitamin D supplements can aide weight loss in children

Foods which provide a lot of vitamin D may be effective against diabetes and hair loss while they also improve a person’s mood.

28 Sep 2018 5:01 PM

Women who have babies in winter more likely to suffer from postnatal depression

Study says those who enter final trimester during ‘shortening’ daylight hours are 29 pc more likely to suffer from mental-health condition.

28 Sep 2018 1:59 PM

Brain marker associated with aggression in children

Evidence suggests that early interventions and preventive approaches are more effective for reducing aggression.

28 Sep 2018 1:32 PM

A child dies every five seconds, and most are preventable deaths: UN

Experts say simple solutions like medicines, clean water, electricity and vaccines can reduce the death toll.

28 Sep 2018 12:53 PM


Even low levels of traffic pollution tied to heart damage

Medications can help strengthen the heart and minimize fluid build-up in the body.

28 Sep 2018 12:34 PM

Many babies still being injured in infant walkers

The majority of the injuries occurred when a child in a walker fell down stairs, often wounding the head or neck.

28 Sep 2018 12:03 PM

Almost one in 11 US tweens and teens vape cannabis

Vaping has also been linked to breathing problems as well as heart and blood vessel damage.

28 Sep 2018 10:51 AM

About 45% of heart attacks are silent and cause long-term damage

Expert reveals the outcome of a silent heart attack is as bad as one whose symptoms are detected.

28 Sep 2018 10:08 AM

Milk protein could ease chemotherapy side effects

The researchers investigated the feasibility of lactoferrin, a highly bioactive protein found in saliva and milk, as a treatment for TSA.

28 Sep 2018 9:37 AM


Breastfeeding makes babies less reactive to stress: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

28 Sep 2018 9:22 AM

Pfizer's lung cancer drug gets FDA approval

The drug, Vizimpro, will look to treat previously untreated patients with a form of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

28 Sep 2018 8:46 AM

Bid adieu to 'stress eating' at work!

By mid-afternoon, boredom, or having too much work leads to unplanned snack attacks.

28 Sep 2018 8:38 AM