Health


Smart Thermometers’ Track Flu Season in Real Time

By Donald G. McNeil Jr. A company making “smart thermometers” that upload body temperatures to its website claims to be tracking this year’s flu season faster and in greater geographic detail than public health authorities can….



Sugar Killer Tea comes to Lankan market

Sugar Killer Tea, a sugar free, yet sugar-like-taste filled tea which is a hundred percent natural discovery from Sri Lanka has been introduced to the market for the first time.Sugar Killer Tea is exported to…



Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger

By Gretchen Reynolds Jan. 10, 2018 Facial exercises may significantly reduce some of the signs of aging, according to an interesting new study of the effects of repeating specific, expressive movements on people’s appearance. The study, published…





Woman receives bionic hand with sense of touch

Fergus Walsh –  Medical correspondent – @BBCFergusWalsh  Scientists in Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand with a sense of touch that can be worn outside a laboratory. The recipient, Almerina Mascarello, who lost her left hand…


AI early diagnosis could save heart and cancer patients

By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent Researchers at an Oxford hospital have developed artificial intelligence (AI) that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer. The systems will save billions of pounds by enabling the diseases…


ශ්‍රී ලංකාවට ජගත් සම්මානයක්

2017 බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය වෛද්‍ය සගරා සම්මාන උත්සවයේ දී ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ රෝහල්වල ක්‍රියාත්මක නව ජන්ම ප්‍රවාහන සේවයට හොදම නව උත්පාදන සම්මානය මෙවර හිමි වී ඇත. ඉන්දියාවේ නවදිල්ලි නුවර දී එම සම්මාන උත්සවය පැවැත්විනි. දකුණු ආසියානු රටවල හොදම…






Christmas chocolate poisoning risk to dogs

By Helen Briggs    BBC News Chocolate poisoning is a risk to the family dog at Christmas, say vets. They warn that dogs are four times more likely to fall ill from eating chocolate at this…





Picture of Health: Can AI Eye Scan Reveal What Ails You?

By Tereza Pultarova, Live Science Contributor The light-sensitive layer found at the back of a person’s eyes contains more than just cells that detect shadows and light — it also contains information about the health of…


Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

By James Gallagher – Health and science correspondent, BBC News The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington’s has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned. An experimental drug, injected into…



‘I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks’

By James Gallagher  Health and science correspondent, BBC News Nearly half of patients have reversed type 2 diabetes in a “watershed” trial, say doctors in Newcastle and Glasgow. People spent up to five months on a…


Call for lung health screening in top football clubs

Professional footballers should be screened for exercise-induced asthma, researchers say, after a study found three in 10 could be affected. University of Kent scientists used lung tests to identify players with symptoms and improved their…


Air-eating bacteria found in Antarctica

The discovery of bacteria that can live on trace gases in the atmosphere changes the possibilities for extraterrestrial life. Scientists have found bacteria in the frozen wastes of Antarctica that can survive on air alone…


Love at First Sight? It’s Probably Just Lust

By Mindy Weisberger, Senior Writer We’ve all seen that movie moment when two strangers meet and feel an instant romantic connection — in fact, “love at first sight” has been a mainstay of literature for thousands…




What Happens When You Microwave a Boiled Egg

By Veronique Greenwood If you’ve ever used a microwave oven in your life, you probably know this already: Do not microwave an egg. Of course, a quick search on YouTube will show that numerous individuals, perhaps…