Samsung announces results of investigation into Galaxy Note 7 fires

Samsung announces results of investigation into Galaxy Note 7 fires

Galaxy Note 7 smartphone fire incidents, which forced Samsung to recall all units of the handset from the market last year, were caused by battery issues, the South Korean manufacturer confirmed.

In its months-long investigation, Samsung found that batteries in some of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were irregularly sized, while some had melted copper.

Can marijuana laced chewing gum treat irritable bowel syndrome?

Can marijuana laced chewing gum treat irritable bowel syndrome?

A study suggests that a chewing gum laced in cannabis can cure irritable bowel syndrome, reducing painful stomach cramps, control bloating and normalise stool.

Researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands claims CBD - a key property in marijuana - could ease the colon spasms that seem to be the root cause of symptoms, reports Dailymail.

"We are excited to see that Axim Biotechnologies Inc (AXIM) has reached another milestone in its clinical development program," said Dr. Stuart Titus, CEO of Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Why don't more new mommies take maternity leaves?

Why don't more new mommies take maternity leaves?

Despite two decades of economic growth, a study shows that number of would-be mothers taking maternity leave has remained stagnant.

According to the study, more than half of maternity leaves taken by American mothers are unpaid, a figure that has proved slow to change.

The findings, published in the American Journal of Public Health, suggest that women who took maternity leave were economically better off than the typical mother -- as described in the data -- and were more likely to be married, white and more educated.

Good news! Scientists identify new approaches to treat inflammatory arthritis

Good news! Scientists identify new approaches to treat inflammatory arthritis

US researchers have identified a molecule required for immune cells to enter the joints that could lead to new treatment approaches for inflammatory arthritis.

Researchers of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that that tracking immune cells can assist in identification of inflammatory arthritis.

The findings indicate that specific molecule - complement C5a - is required to cause the immune cells called neutrophils to adhere to joint surfaces and migrate into the joint, a process known to set off the inflammatory cascade.

Why to include facial oils in your daily beauty regime?

Why to include facial oils in your daily beauty regime?

The facial skin has always been considered to be the most delicate one.

The tissues here are so fragile that if not taken care properly, they end up getting dull and age quickly. Besides, getting the maximum exposure of sun and pollution compared to other body parts are also other factors which affect them.

According to Shikhee Agrawal, head training, at The Body Shop, facial oil is the newest beauty trend that helps to combat the damages on facial skin. It has several benefits- from anti-ageing agent to skin medication.

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Sink your teeth this winter into Afghanistan's sinful delicacy- Baklava

Sink your teeth this winter into Afghanistan's sinful delicacy- Baklava

Baklava is one of the major sweet dishes in Afghanistan. This rich and sweet pastry is made up of layers of filo and filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey.

Afghanistan is well known for its delicious food. Apart from its non- vegetarian dishes like Kabuli pulaw, lamb grilled kebab, Mantu, Tandoori chicken and rice dishes; Afghanistan is widely famous for its sweet delicacies.

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Share good news: a must for military couples

Share good news: a must for military couples

Support for your partner is the base of any strong healthy relationship; and it's yet more essential for the defense personnel, who face different challenges on daily basis.

New research, focused on service member couples in Oregon, confirms supportive, responsive partners provide a buffer to loneliness and sleep deficits among military couples.

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Planning late night? 'Stockpile' sleep a night before

You can now plan for a late night without worrying about the after-effects of too little rest! How? By 'stockpiling' sleep!

A recent study, at the University of Calgary, claims it's possible to ' stockpile' sleep in advance to help you cope.

The study has been reported in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

They reckon an extra two hours a night for a short period before going without could help millions cope with busy social lives or changes in shift patterns at work.

Pet rats are source of recent outbreak of Seoul virus: CDC says

Pet rats are source of recent outbreak of Seoul virus: CDC says

The source of recent outbreak of Seoul virus that infected more than half a dozen people in Illinois and Wisconsin are pet rats, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) confirmed.

The federal agency also confirmed eight people infected by the Seoul virus, which is rarely seen in the United States, were working in facilities where rats are bred.

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