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  Life   Health  30 Dec 2017

Life, Health, 30 Dec 2017

This drug ups risk of heart failure in cancer patients

The proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib has taken on an increasing role in the treatment of multiple myeloma.

30 Dec 2017 6:45 PM

Enzyme that could stop Ebola virus from spreading identified

The virus uses the host factor enzyme PP2A-B56 to start producing proteins.

30 Dec 2017 6:40 PM

Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimer's proteins: study

Amyloid beta levels in sleep-deprived people were 25 to 30 per cent higher than in those who had slept the night through.

30 Dec 2017 4:04 PM

Blueberries give boost to cervical cancer therapy: study

Radiosensitisers are non-toxic chemicals that make cancer cells more responsive to radiation therapy.

30 Dec 2017 3:25 PM

Four sleeping habits you need to adopt in 2018

Getting enough shut eye can be tricky, especially when there are so many other factors at play that keep you up at night.

30 Dec 2017 2:18 PM


Epilepsy drugs work for most patients, but there’s room for improvement

The overall likelihood of seizure control was lowest for individuals with numerous seizures in the year before treatment began.

30 Dec 2017 1:17 PM

Short course of talk therapy may improve sleep during menopause

It is also important to note that as women transition into menopause, their rates of obstructive sleep apnea rise significantly.

30 Dec 2017 1:02 PM

E-cigarettes may help smokers quit: study

This suggests that e-cigarettes might give smokers a suitable alternative to combustible cigarettes.

30 Dec 2017 12:50 PM

Year ender 2017: Nutrition myths busted

Nutritional expert busts food goals that became popular this year.

30 Dec 2017 12:41 PM

Find out how to get that perfect New Year look

Expert shares concoction for turmeric mask to give you glowing look for this New Year’s party.

30 Dec 2017 8:39 AM


Taking Topiramate in pregnancy increases cleft risk in babies

Topiramate hass been increasingly prescribed over last decade to prevent seizures, treat bipolar disorder and migraine headaches.

30 Dec 2017 8:18 AM

Mums who smoke during pregnancy up risk of ADHD in baby

Data also shows there is still a 20 percent higher risk of ADHD in children born to fathers who smoke as well.

30 Dec 2017 8:09 AM