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Patients on dialysis reluctant to treat depression

Patients on dialysis reluctant to treat depression

A new study finds that due to increased hospitalisations, many kidney failure patients are reluctant to receive treatment to fight their depression.

The study, published in the journal of the American Society of Nephrology, also found that when patients were willing to accept treatment for depression, nephrologists avoided prescribing it.

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf fires back at Apple

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf fires back at Apple

Apple Inc.'s recent lawsuit against Qualcomm is all about the money, and it is an attempt by the Cupertino-based tech giant to squeeze as much money as possible from its chip supplier, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf alleged.

In a recently filed lawsuit, Apple alleged that Qualcomm unfairly insisted on charging huge royalties for technologies that it had nothing to do with. Apple, which is best-known for its iPhones, is seeking $1 billion form the chipmaker in damages.

Include green leafy vegetables, nuts in your daughter's diet to boost her grades

Include green leafy vegetables, nuts in your daughter's diet to boost her grades

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 26 : Dear parents, boost your daughter's iron intake with green leafy vegetables, nuts, beans and pulses as a new study reveals that physically fit female students with normal iron levels may perform better academically.

Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Pennsylvania State University have found that a student's fitness level and iron status could be the difference between making an A or a B.

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Football may help women treat high blood pressure

Football may help women treat high blood pressure

Washington D. C. [USA], Jan. 26 : Dear women, if your blood pressure is slightly above normal or mildly high, stay calm as a new study reveals that one hour of football training for two to three times a week may have positive effects on blood pressure, physical fitness, body fat percentage and stronger bones.

The study was published in the journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.

Professor Peter Krustrup of the University of Southern Denmark demonstrated a long-term effect for female patients participating in football fitness.

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Meditation helps to handle stress in better way

Meditation helps to handle stress in better way

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 26 : Meditation always helps! A study reveals that mindfulness meditation significantly reduced stress-hormone and inflammatory responses to a stressful situation.

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center found that anxiety disorder patients had sharply reduced stress-hormone and inflammatory responses to a stressful situation after taking a mindfulness meditation course.

Meditation can reduce anxiety disorder: study

Meditation can reduce anxiety disorder: study

Mindfulness meditation helps the body respond to stressful situations and significantly reduces anxiety disorder, a rigorously designed clinical trial led by a Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) researcher proved.

Led by M.D. Elizabeth A. Hoge, an associate professor in GUMC’s Department of Psychiatry, the researchers found that stress-hormone and inflammatory responses to stressful situations significantly dropped in anxiety disorder patients after they took an 8-week mindfulness meditation course.

Attention parents! Cooking in those aluminium pans may reduce your kid's IQ

Attention parents! Cooking in those aluminium pans may reduce your kid's IQ

Parents please take note. Cooking food in aluminium pots, pans or dishes may reduce your kid's Intelligent Quotient (IQ) and performance at school.

The findings published in journal Science of the Total Environment, indicate that cadmium is neurotoxic in children and causes kidney damage which is linked to cardiovascular deaths and is carcinogenic.

Lead exposure in children is linked to brain damage, mental retardation, lower educational performance and a range of other health effects.

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Sierra Nevada Brewing recalls bottled beer due to potential glass hazard

Sierra Nevada Brewing recalls bottled beer due to potential glass hazard

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., one of the largest craft brewers in the United States, has announced a voluntary recall for some of its bottled beer after discovering a packaging flaw that could allow glass to chip and fall inside the bottle.

The voluntary recall a recall for certain 12-ounce bottles of its Pale Ale, IPA’s and other beers was announced after the company completed its quality inspections at its North Carolina brewery.

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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.

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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