Health

Art that heals

Art that heals

SINGAPORE — During an art therapy session, an eight-year-old boy suffering from brain cancer painted a dinosaur drowning in red, hot lava spewing out from a volcano. The next...

Male smokers ‘likelier to lose Y chromosomes’

Male smokers ‘likelier to lose Y chromosomes’

LONDON — Research has shown that male smokers are three times more likely than non-smoking men to lose their Y chromosomes. This may explain why men develop and die from many...

Why happiness levels shoot up after 50

Why happiness levels shoot up after 50

A few months ago, bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuel had an essay in The Atlantic saying that, all things considered, he would prefer to die around age 75. He argued that he would...

Gallery: A stroke of bad luck

A stroke of bad luck

SINGAPORE — While his polytechnic peers embarked on new opportunities after their graduation, 20-year-old Lee Yong Jie spent the better part of this year learning to swallow,...

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