Lifestyle Archive
  • »Doctors find strategies to reduce medication errors among kids

    Tue 15 July / Jul 2014. 09:49 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. 10:18 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. 09:30 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. 02:28 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. 06:02 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.
  • »Amazon unveils 3D 'Fire' phone

    Thu 19 June / Jun 2014. 02:50 PM
    Amazon on Wednesday unveiled its "Fire Phone," a high-end handset boasting "breakthrough technologies" and a move aimed at challenging market leaders Apple and Samsung.
  • »Saudi MERS response hobbled by institutional failings

    Thu 12 June / Jun 2014. 06:12 PM
    When Saudi Arabia announced last week it had found 113 more cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), it didn't just force a rethink of the threat the virus poses, it exposed institutional failings.
  • »WhatsApp co-founder sees challenges in U.S. and other markets

    Sun 8 June / Jun 2014. 05:02 PM
    Boosting the adoption of messaging service WhatsApp in the United States and some other markets is proving difficult, co-founder Brian Acton said, but the company will still create substantial revenue for prospective parent Facebook Inc.
  • »For Samsung heirs, little choice but to grin and bear likely $6 billion tax bill

    Sun 8 June / Jun 2014. 05:01 PM
    The heirs of ailing Samsung Group patriarch Lee Kun-hee face one of the biggest inheritance tax bills ever, and appear to have little option but to pay up.
  • »EU says firms like Google and Facebook must meet privacy rules

    Sun 8 June / Jun 2014. 05:01 PM
    Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.
  • »Apple smartwatches sales begin October: report

    Sun 8 June / Jun 2014. 05:00 PM
    Apple Inc is preparing to sell its first wearable device this October, aiming to produce 3 million to 5 million smartwatches a month in its initial run, the Nikkei reported on Friday, citing an unidentified parts supplier and sources familiar with the matter.
  • »'Biggest dinosaur ever' discovered

    Sun 18 May / May 2014. 06:54 PM
    Fossilised bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say.
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