Lifestyle Archive
  • »Chlamydia Vaccine 'Shows Promise'

    Thu 21 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    Canadian scientists have developed a promising vaccine prototype against chlamydia, a study in mice suggests.
    Research, published in the journal Vaccine, shows that mice given the immunisation are more likely to fight off the infection.
  • »Actor Peter Macnicol's Emmy Nomination Disqualified

    Thu 21 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    Veep actor Peter MacNicol has had his Emmy nomination withdrawn after the Television Academy ruled his performance was ineligible.
    He had been nominated last week for outstanding guest actor in a comedy for his role as Jeff Kane in the HBO show....
  • »Things Resilient People Always Do After Heartbreak

    Wed 20 July / Jul 2016. 01:02 PM
    Breakups make even the strongest people feel small, helpless and even hopeless at times. But if you stay optimistic and embrace some positive, healthy approaches to healing, you can emerge from the breakup stronger than ever.
    Below, therapists...
  • »Box Office: 'Ghostbusters' debuts to $46 million, 'Secret Life of Pets' tops charts

    Tue 19 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    LOS ANGELES — Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has triggered intense debate over its decision to refashion the proton pack-wielding paranormal investigators as an all-female team.
    For some, the movie has been a feminist rallying cry; for...
  • »Seven Ways Your Height Affects Your Health

    Mon 18 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    At 6 feet, 8 inches, Dr. Eeric Truumees literally stands out. “People remember who I am,” says the orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas. But despite height’s association with social and professional benefits, such as appearing more...
  • »Much-Needed Reminders That Humans Are Inherently Good

    Sun 17 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    The weight of the world certainly feels heavy lately.
    It’s easy to get discouraged about human nature and our society at large at times like these. However, research shows it can be helpful to keep a positive perspective as a method of...
  • »To Prevent Falls, Remodel The House

    Thu 14 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    By: Lisa Rapaport Reuters Health
    Home renovations could be well worth the expense for older adults and people with a history of falls because they prevent injuries and might curb medical spending, a study in New Zealand suggests.
    The cost-benefit...
  • »Can Gardening Improve The Nation's Health?

    Sat 9 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    By Helen Briggs BBC News - Health
    Amanda Miller has her hands in the soil as she builds a garden in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace.
    Crouched on a bank beside a stream, she is putting the final touches to a garden that attempts to convey the...
  • »Viral Hepatitis 'Kills As Many As Aids Or TB'

    Sat 9 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    By Smitha Mundasad BBC Health reporter
    Viral hepatitis is one of the leading killers across the globe, with a death toll that matches Aids or tuberculosis, research in the Lancet suggests.
    The report estimates that hepatitis infections and their...
  • »'Civil War' In Immune System Can Fight Disease

    Sun 3 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    By James Gallagher
    BBC Health
    The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease, in animal studies.
    US researchers treated Pemphigus vulgaris in mice by instigating civil war within the immune system,...
  • »Playing Card Games Aids Stroke Recovery

    Tue 28 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    Playing simple card games, such as snap, can help stroke patients with their recovery, say Canadian researchers.
    The scientists found it improved patients' motor skills.
    Playing Jenga, bingo or a games consol like Wii worked equally well.
  • »Human Flights To Mars Still At Least 15 Years Off — ESA

    Tue 28 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    Dreaming of a trip to Mars? You'll have to wait at least 15 years for the technology to be developed, the head of the European Space Agency (ESA) said, putting doubt on claims that the journey could happen sooner.
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