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  Life   Health  30 Jan 2018

Life, Health, 30 Jan 2018

No time for the gym? At-home workouts offer cheap option

Too cash-strapped after the holidays to fork over $25 for your usual barre classes?

30 Jan 2018 8:18 PM

Autistic adults respond less to hearing their own name

Orienting to the own name is considered an important aspect of successful social interaction.

30 Jan 2018 7:02 PM

Bright light therapy may help fatigued cancer survivors sleep better

Beyond just improving sleep efficiency, bright white light was also associated with medium to large improvements in sleep quality.

30 Jan 2018 4:42 PM

Electrical stimulation improves memory: Study

Patients recalled more words from a previously viewed list when low-amplitude electrical stimulation was delivered to the brain.

30 Jan 2018 3:51 PM

Breastfeeding cuts mother's hypertension risk

Oxytocin release stimulated by breastfeeding may be associated with the decreased risk of these diseases.

30 Jan 2018 3:33 PM

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Sleep apnea patients may not always need specialists

Some patients who can’t tolerate wearing the breathing masks all night may use an alternative apnea treatment.

30 Jan 2018 3:26 PM

Vitamin deficiency puts cancer cells into hibernation, finds study

Here is what a new study has found.

30 Jan 2018 2:12 PM

Human genome decoded with pocket-sized device

The new sequencing method is the first to read long, unbroken strands of DNA.

30 Jan 2018 2:02 PM

Compulsive shopping a disorder, say scientists

Compulsive shoppers are unable to resist strong inner urges to make repeated purchases and to spend excessively.

30 Jan 2018 1:49 PM

Boy with butterfly disease refuses life-saving treatment as he is afraid he won't survive

The disorder causes his skin to fall apart from within and the boy isn’t expected to live beyond the age of 30.

30 Jan 2018 1:12 PM

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64 pc women experience insomnia in late pregnancy

The effects of pregnancy on these women were monitored throughout all three trimesters, in a new study.

30 Jan 2018 12:38 PM

Push to better track living kidney donors' long-term health

While surgery always brings risks, donor deaths from the operation are rare.

30 Jan 2018 11:32 AM

Memory skills that make you smarter

Using hacks to recall adds to smartness.

30 Jan 2018 10:54 AM

Vaping too causes cancer, says study

Tests on mice find e-cigs, promoted as a safer ­alternative to cigarettes contain nicotine which is far from harmless.

30 Jan 2018 10:54 AM

Group workouts help in following fitness goals, says study

World Health Organization also recommends that adults must undertake 150 minutes of moderate aerobic physical activity per week.

30 Jan 2018 10:29 AM

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Mediterranean diet may boost chances of successful pregnancy through IVF

It involves eating little red meat, lots of fruit and veggies, legumes such as peas and beans, unrefined cereals, fish, and vegetable oil.

30 Jan 2018 9:39 AM

Fitness apps reveal Army bases, location of soldiers

Following the revelation, militaries around the world are contemplating bans on fitness trackers to prevent future breaches.

30 Jan 2018 7:01 AM

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