Category: life

One out of 3 pregnancies in Sri Lanka estimated to be unplanned – SLMA, UNFPA

One out of 3 pregnancies in Sri Lanka estimated to be unplanned – SLMA, UNFPA

Jul 29, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - In Sri Lanka, about 360,000 women become pregnant every year. One out of three of these pregnancies are estimated to be unplanned pregnancies. ... Read More

Following Astronauts’ health regime may help tackle dizziness

Following Astronauts’ health regime may help tackle dizziness

Jul 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - A recent study on astronauts' health regime could also have implications for a variety of people who experience dizziness. "One of the biggest ... Read More

Migraine can lead to complications during pregnancy, finds recent Study

Migraine can lead to complications during pregnancy, finds recent Study

Jul 1, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Migraine can increase the risk of miscarriage and giving birth to a child with low weight, says a recent study, which has been ... Read More

Vitamin D may not reduce heart risk

Vitamin D may not reduce heart risk

Jun 21, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - While there are several pieces of research that suggested a link between low levels of vitamin D in the blood and an increased ... Read More

Your health in middle age predict how healthy you’ll be later in life

Your health in middle age predict how healthy you’ll be later in life

Jun 4, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Researchers have identified factors associated with brain health in middle age in order to develop ways to preserve brain function when people are ... Read More

Physical exercise naturally treats psychiatric patients

Physical exercise naturally treats psychiatric patients

May 27, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - A new study has recommended physical exercise as a natural way to treat patients with mental health and mood disorders - from anxiety ... Read More

How much coffee is too much?

How much coffee is too much?

May 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Drinking six or more cups of coffee a day can be harmful and increase the risk of heart ailment by up to 22 ... Read More

Fitness level impacts cancer risk and outcomes

Fitness level impacts cancer risk and outcomes

May 7, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - In a recent study, researchers have revealed that fit adults have the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer. Also, individuals who ... Read More

Prolonged exposure to low-dose radiation could increase the risk of hypertension

Prolonged exposure to low-dose radiation could increase the risk of hypertension

May 6, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - A study has revealed that prolonged exposure to low-dose radiation could increase the risk of hypertension, a known cause of stroke and heart ... Read More

Adhesive patch to reduce heart attack damage

Adhesive patch to reduce heart attack damage

Apr 20, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Researchers have developed a new adhesive patch that could reduce the stretching of cardiac muscle following a heart attack. Developed by a team ... Read More

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