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  Life   Health  31 Jul 2018

Life, Health, 31 Jul 2018

Filipino teen set to undergo surgery for removing extra limbs from parasitic twin

The parts are heavy and restrict Veronica’s movements as they also leak at times.

31 Jul 2018 8:57 PM

Two huge ovarian tumours weighing 30 kg removed from woman's body in West Bengal

The size of the tumours causing a bloated belly made it difficult for Arati to walk as they caused pressure on her intestines.

31 Jul 2018 5:52 PM

Antibodies that fight Ebola viruses are now a reality

Here is what a new study has found.

31 Jul 2018 4:31 PM

Cannabis extract may help pancreatic cancer patients live longer: Study

Medicinal cannabis is a cannabis plant extract used to relieve the symptoms of some medical conditions.

31 Jul 2018 3:29 PM

Plastics blamed for rise in penis malformation

Study claims boys are more likely to be born with the disorder if they were exposed to chemicals in womb.

31 Jul 2018 1:56 PM


Japan scientists to use 'reprogrammed' stem cells to fight Parkinson's

Clinical trials come after researchers used human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to restore functioning brain cells in monkeys

31 Jul 2018 1:33 PM

Drinking while breastfeeding tied to cognitive problems in young kids

A new study confirms that maternal drinking while breastfeeding may cause dose-dependent reductions in children’s cognitive abilities.

31 Jul 2018 12:47 PM

Miracle birth: Mum with 2 wombs conceives in both at same time, delivers twins

The odds of the phenomenon are 500 million to one, with fewer than a hundred examples ever recorded worldwide.

31 Jul 2018 12:29 PM

Hair loss gene is key to improved cancer immunotherapy

Most patients do not benefit from these treatments because their tumours are able to evade the immune system.

31 Jul 2018 12:19 PM

Inactivity amongst older people leads to diabetes

Here is what a new study has found.

31 Jul 2018 11:57 AM


Smaller plates don't help you eat less when you're hungry

Hunger stimulates stronger analytic processing that is not as easily fooled by the illusion.

31 Jul 2018 11:38 AM

3 in 5 babies not breastfed in first hour of life

Most of these babies are born in low- and middle-income countries.

31 Jul 2018 11:23 AM

Being overweight tied to changes in young adults' heart structure, function

Results suggested that having a higher BMI likely causes higher blood pressure.

31 Jul 2018 9:12 AM

Chinese leukaemia patient livestreams journey to pay for cancer treatment

27-year-old native of northern Chinese city of Harbin is helping give human face to struggle for more affordable cancer drugs in China.

31 Jul 2018 8:25 AM

Carcass of one more dolphin washes ashore

As per the information from the state mangrove cell, the carcass was six-feet-long.

31 Jul 2018 2:32 AM