Why some of us suffer from 'winter blues' revealed

Washington, Oct 21 : A new study has shed light on why some people suffer from the winter blues while others get through the winter without any problems.

A longitudinal study from a group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has found that that people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) show significant seasonal differences in the way they regulate the neurotransmitter serotonin in comparison to the majority of the population.

Mental rest and reflection of past activities can boost learning

RestWashington, Oct 21 - A new study has revealed that the patterns of brain activity recorded in an fMRI scanner depicted that mental rest and reflection on past learning activities could boost future learning.

Worst-hit African nations receive vital supplies, resources to fight Ebola epidemic

ebolaLondon, Oct 21 - Ghana President John Mahama has reportedly said that vital supplies and resources to tackle the Ebola outbreak are beginning to arrive in three worst-hit West African nations.

Mahama said that treatment centers were being set up in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone , reported the BBC. However, he stressed on the need for a proper coordination between agencies to avoid duplication.

US praises Cuba for significant contribution in Ebola fight

US praises Cuba for significant contribution in Ebola fightWashington - The US has praised Cuba for sending hundreds of its healthcare workers to Africa as part of the UN mission for the emergency response against the deadly Ebola virus.

Women more prone to develop anxiety, depression post heart attack than men

DEPRESSIONWashington, Oct 20 - A new study has revealed that women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack (myocardial infarction; MI) than men.

Texas: Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

Texas: Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health workerGalveston (US) - A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare.

Lynda Obst to develop TV series on `Ebola virus` for Fox

ebolaWashington, Oct 18 - Director-producer Ridley Scott and producer Lynda Obst will be developing TV series for Fox on the deadly pathogen, Ebola virus, which will be based on Richard Preston's 1994 non- fiction best-seller 'The Hot Zone.'

First Dallas nurse with Ebola in fair condition

First Dallas nurse with Ebola in fair conditionWashington - The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital has been sitting up and eating and has her iPad after being moved to a specialized isolation unit near Washington, officials said on Friday.

Drink red wine to boost spinal bone density

Drink red wine to boost spinal bone densityWashington, Oct 17 : A new research has revealed that a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, resveratrol, helps in boosting spinal bone density in men with metabolic syndrome.

Male brains wired to choose sex over food

MALE BRAINWashington, Oct 17 - A new study has revealed that male brains are wired in such a way that they suppress the ability to locate food in order to instead focus on finding a mate.

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