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Life, Health, 30 Jun 2018

Giving birth in water appears safe for mother and infant

The research is continually demonstrating that there is no additional risk to the woman or baby.

30 Jun 2018 5:14 PM

Cataract surgery tied to lower risk of car crashes

Drivers with cataracts were 9 percent less likely to be involved in collisions after surgery.

30 Jun 2018 5:09 PM

6 warning signs during pregnancy to look out for

If you are having contractions more than six times in an hour, this may be a sign of preterm labor.

30 Jun 2018 5:06 PM

Mars valleys were created by run-off rainwater: study

The atmosphere on Mars may have been much denser about 3.6 to 3.8 billion years ago than it is today.

30 Jun 2018 4:13 PM

Viruses- most common cause of meningitis

The study found that viral meningitis now accounts for the majority of cases, as there are vaccines for bacterial meningitis.

30 Jun 2018 1:16 PM


Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: Study

Diabetes has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like diet and a sedentary lifestyle, but pollution is a major contributor.

30 Jun 2018 1:02 PM

Woman told to lose weight by doctors has 23 kg cyst removed from ovary

Kayla Rahn of Montgomery, Alabama, spoke about her ordeal after suffering months of unexplained stomach issues, pain and weight gain.

30 Jun 2018 11:17 AM

There is no such thing as a 'normal' vagina, scientists conclude

The conclusion comes after largest of its kind study of vulvas amid rise in young women getting surgery to tighten genitalia.

30 Jun 2018 10:40 AM

Air pollution increases risk of type 2 diabetes, says study

Around one in seven cases of the disease were directly caused by air pollution around the world in 2016.

30 Jun 2018 10:04 AM

Women's urine is not sterile, says study

Contrary to conventional belief, scientists have now discovered the bladder is filled with bacteria - both toxic and beneficial.

30 Jun 2018 9:39 AM


People in open relationships not more sexually satisfied than monogamous couples

As long as couples have sex to be close to each other, there is no difference in how content people are with their partners.

30 Jun 2018 9:03 AM