Lifestyle Archive
  • »Samsung's next reinvention challenge: itself

    Sat 9 August / Aug 2014. 02:57 PM
    As its smartphone sales stutter and a generational leadership succession looms, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is under pressure to reinvent itself - to be more innovative, but not lose the rigor and focus that made it a global powerhouse.
  • »Midlife high blood pressure tied to later-life mental decline

    Wed 6 August / Aug 2014. 02:03 PM
    People with high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to experience cognitive decline - a common precursor of dementia – in their 70s and 80s, according to new research.
  • »Bodies dumped in streets as West Africa struggles to curb Ebola

    Wed 6 August / Aug 2014. 02:02 PM
    Relatives of Ebola victims in Liberia defied government orders and dumped infected bodies in the streets as West African governments struggled to enforce tough measures to curb an outbreak of the virus that has killed 887 people.
  • »GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine

    Thu 24 July / Jul 2014. 04:03 PM
    GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for children in Africa.
  • »RJ Reynolds told to pay wife of cancer victim $23.6bn

    Sun 20 July / Jul 2014. 09:07 AM
    A US court has ordered the country's second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion (£13.8bn) to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.
  • »Nickel in early iPad likely triggered allergy in boy: study

    Tue 15 July / Jul 2014. 06:29 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition linked to the rapid adoption of consumer electronics, according to...
  • »Weather not tied to back pain: study

    Tue 15 July / Jul 2014. 08:49 AM
    Back pain is no more likely to strike on cold, rainy days than in fair weather, according to a new study from Australia.
  • »Doctors find strategies to reduce medication errors among kids

    Tue 15 July / Jul 2014. 08:49 AM
    Many kids are not taking their prescribed medications, or take an incorrect dose, due to weaknesses in the chain from prescribing to filling prescriptions to administering medication, according to a new review of past studies.
  • »Too much TV tied to premature death

    Wed 2 July / Jul 2014. 09:18 AM
    Not all sitting is the same, according to a new study from Spain that found adults who watch three or more hours of TV per day may double their risk of early death compared to those who watch less.
  • »Canola oil-enriched diet may benefit people with diabetes

    Tue 1 July / Jul 2014. 08:30 AM
    Switching to a diet low in simple sugars and high in healthy fats, like the types found in canola oil, could help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar, according to a new study.
  • »Obese mothers have babies with more belly fat, study finds

    Wed 25 June / Jun 2014. 01:28 PM
    Babies of obese mothers tend to be born with more fat, especially around their middles, than babies with leaner mothers, according to a new study.
  • »Standing meetings may improve group productivity

    Sat 21 June / Jun 2014. 05:02 PM
    Walking while working, usually on a treadmill, has been gaining popularity in recent years, but the next office innovation should be standing while meeting, according to a new study.
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