Testosterone therapy could be the cure for drastic weight loss in cancer patients

Testosterone therapy can help prevent weight loss or loss of body mass in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, and help improve their quality of life. Many cancer patients suffer from a loss of body mass known as cachexia. Approximately 20% of cancer-related deaths are attributed to the syndrome of cachexia, which in cancer patients is often characterised by a rapid or severe […]

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Walk Barefoot On The Grass, It Can Improve Your Health

It is not a secret that spending time in nature is good for you. For years, researchers have been detailing how people who live near green spaces – parks, greenbelts, tree-lined streets, rural landscapes – have better physical and mental health, and practices such as Japanese forest bathing and Nordic hygge, which has a strong […]

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Beware! Passive Smoking May Up Snoring Risk In Kids

Parents who smoke at home exposing their children to passive tobacco inhalation may increase the risk of developing habitual snoring in kids, according to a study. The findings showed that children are at a two per cent higher risk of snoring for every cigarette smoke in home daily. Children born to fathers who smoke were […]

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Here’s What You Can Do For Jet Lag

Jet lag is a tough problem to get sympathy for. Travelling across multiple time zones is often a cause for jealousy, not compassion. But high-speed plane travel to a location that is out of sync with your body’s internal clocks can cause more than just sleepiness. Symptoms of jet lag also include irritability, disorientation, nausea, […]

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STEAM education programs debuted in Lewis County

JANE LEW, W.Va. – Officials from Lewis County Schools were showing of a new tool for teachers to use in their classrooms this year. The school held a demonstration at the Jane Lew Community Building, highlight the use of robotic toys in STEAM education Wednesday. The robots can be programed to roll around, make music, […]

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Education: More a bulldozer than a great leveller

When you’re struggling financially, you are unlikely to storm up to the principal’s office and demand a competent mathematics teacher, especially when you can’t afford the school fees.  Image: MAHMUD HAMS / AFP Anxious parents have been calling a lot recently. The child is in Grade 7 and waiting to hear from the schools s/he applied […]

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