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Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook

Here are some stories published elsewhere that we think you might be interested in.

Find them on The Straits Times Mind&Body Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StraitsTimesMindBody

LOW SOCIAL STATUS AND HEALTH

Climbing the social ladder can strengthen your immune system, monkey study suggests

A low social status has an impact on the body - it can raise one's risk of heart disease, diabetes and mental health problems.


SEX PILL FOR MOUNTAIN CLIMBING

South Korea scandal: Can Viagra help with high-altitude sickness?

Some climbers have used Viagra to avoid altitude sickness, though the drug is normally associated with erectile dysfunction.


FOOD MARKETING AFFECTS KIDS

How food advertisements sway pre-schoolers' eating habits

Young children eat even when they are not hungry, after viewing TV ads for unhealthy snacks.


ZIKA FRENZY ENDS

WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threat

The mosquito-borne Zika virus no longer constitutes a global health threat.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 29, 2016, with the headline 'Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe