Health

Small improvements to eating habits may prolong life: Study

Small improvements to eating habits...

July 13

MIAMI — It’s hard to eat right all the time, but making small improvements by choosing healthier foods now and then may significantly boost one’s chances of living longer, said...

One step closer to a gonorrhoea vaccine?

One step closer to a gonorrhoea vaccine?

July 11

PARIS — A discontinued vaccine against a bacteria that causes brain inflammation also shielded people against gonorrhoea, the first drug ever to offer such protection against...

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away: Studies

Three cups of coffee a day keep the...

July 11

MIAMI — Coffee addicts and aficionados often say drinking the bitter liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to two major...

Bad behaviour is trending online, inspiring it in real life

Bad behaviour is trending online,...

July 10

LOS ANGELES — Young children know that name-calling is wrong. Tweens are taught the perils of online bullying and revenge porn: It’s unacceptable and potentially illegal.

China facing largest diabetes epidemic in the world: Study

China facing largest diabetes...

June 28

WASHINGTON — China is facing the largest diabetes epidemic in the world with around 11 per cent of its population suffering from the metabolic illness, while nearly 36 per cent...

Regular sex could help ageing minds: Study

Regular sex could help ageing minds:...

June 22

LONDON — The benefits of doing crossword puzzles or learning languages have long been touted to stave off mental decline. Now a new study says regular sex for over-50s should...

Japan limbers up with monkey bars, radio drills

Japan limbers up with monkey bars,...

June 15

TOKYO — At the stroke of 1pm, a group of Tokyo IT workers spring from their desks for a few minutes of rigorous bending, stretching and thrusting as a voice on the radio...