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Using water in toilet ‘serious health risk’; employee fired

January 27, 2009 11:50:29 am

An Australian-based engineering firm has reportedly sacked an employee for using water instead of toilet paper in the washroom.

Aus thong lovers at greater risk of developing skin cancer

January 27, 2009 11:43:45 am

Australia's thong lovers,who relish spending time under the sun with exposed feet,are at a greater risk of developing skin cancer.

Aerobic,resistance best exercises for elderly

January 27, 2009 11:21:32 am

Older,obese adults who do a combination of aerobic and resistance exercises have less insulin resistance and are better able to do simple tasks.

Alcohol can improve men’s sexual performance: Aus study

January 27, 2009 11:03:05 am

Alcohol improves rather than damages men's performance in the bedroom if taken within safe guidelines,a new study has revealed.

Surrounded by friends? It’s all in your genes

January 27, 2009 9:47:34 am

Are you a social butterfly,or do you prefer being at the edge of a group of friends? Either way,your genes and evolution may play a major role.

Brain dead girl creates history by saving three lives

January 25, 2009 3:21:40 pm

A three-year-old brain dead girl ended up saving three lives including that of a 21-month-old boy with timely transplant of her organs.

Experience can be the best teacher for infants

January 23, 2009 2:29:10 pm

Psychologists have found that infants as young as 10 months use their prior exposure to understand new actions.

Group support doubles your chances of quitting smoking

January 23, 2009 2:11:08 pm

Smokers are twice as likely to kick the habit if they use a support group rather than trying to give up alone,according to a new study.

Apple juice can delay onset of Alzheimer’s disease

January 23, 2009 1:39:24 pm

Drinking apple juice could help delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease,says a new study.

Video games can ruin relationships with friends,family

January 23, 2009 1:13:28 pm

As the amount of time playing video games goes up,the quality of relationships with peers and parents slides,says a new study.

Family abuse of people with dementia common: Study

January 23, 2009 1:05:01 pm

People caring for family members with dementia commonly abuse them with behavior such as swearing and shouting.

First study on ‘use of embryonic stem cells in humans’

January 23, 2009 12:28:44 pm

A team at a US biotech company is to start the world's first study of a treatment for spinal cord injuries based on them.

Study confirms link between social rejection and aggression

January 22, 2009 3:56:22 pm

People who feel socially rejected are more likely to see others' actions as hostile and are more likely to behave in hurtful ways towards others.

Trusting journalists can give your health a boost!

January 22, 2009 3:23:59 pm

We're not saying that,that is the result of a study of people from 29 Asian countries,saying that individuals who trust mass media are healthier.

Women suffer more nightmares than men: Study

January 22, 2009 3:23:22 pm

According to the study females find it harder to switch off their emotions at the end of the day,hence they get more nightmares.

‘Magic pill’ for those fighting battle of bulge

January 22, 2009 1:34:41 pm

There is a ray of hope for those fighting the battle of the bulge,with a 'magic pill' that stops the body from absorbing some of the fat in food set to go on sale.

Loss of libido hits postmenopausal women’s quality of life

January 22, 2009 11:44:51 am

Postmenopausal women with low levels of sexual desire are likely to be depressed and to suffer physical symptoms such as back pain and memory problems.

Steroids to wheezing kids not a good idea: Studies

January 22, 2009 10:55:29 am

Giving steroids to children who are wheezing because of viral or other infections does not help,researchers reported.

US obesity epidemic shows perils to health reform

February 23, 2015 8:10:03 pm

The health insurance policies of the US are bearing the brunt from the obesity epidemic that is spreading across the country.

Cleaner air equals longer lives: Study

January 22, 2009 10:41:58 am

Dramatic improvements in US air quality over the last two decades have added 21 weeks to the life of the average American.

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