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Semen is ‘good for women’s health and helps fight depression’


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the term semen is mentioned most people think about men sexual intercourse. The main purpose of semen is for the lubrication during the sexual intercourse, ... Read more...

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British dogs to get anti-depressants


June 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Dogs in Britain would now be given anti-depressant drugs similar to those given to humans after it was found that over six million canines suffer from ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court ex-judge commits suicide (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Former Allahabad High Court judge M.A. Khan committed suicide early Thursday by jumping from his fourth-floor flat in the posh Gomtinagar area of Lucknow.Police said ... Read more...

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Promiscuity, divorce, separation gripping Britons


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A senior Church of England bishop has warned that promiscuity, separation and divorce have assumed "epidemic" proportions in Britain.Rt. Rev Richard Chartres said it as he ... Read more...

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Magnetic pulse therapy may help treat depression: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A non-invasive and drug-free magnetic therapy could help thousands of people - doomed to a life of depression - kiss their blues away.Results from tests on ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may boost power of anti-depressants


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pioglitazone, an anti-diabetic drug which goes by the brand name Actos, boosts the power of anti-depressants in patients whether they are suffering from diabetes or not, ... Read more...

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Stinking of rotten fish, woman took 10 showers a day


April 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A British woman suffers from a rare metabolic disorder that makes her stink like rotten fish. Strangers shout at her in the streets and she even ... Read more...

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Fast food can push you into depression


April 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Eating fast food such as hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza and even baked items could send you into a tailspin of blues.A recent study by scientists from ... Read more...

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Placebo can trick brain into taking it for real


March 27th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) A placebo, resembling an actual anti-depressant, can "trick" the brain into responding in the same manner as its real counterpart. A new study by the University ... Read more...

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Living alone leads to depression


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Living alone may double the risk of depression, a study has found.A study of more than 3,000 people in Finland found people living alone were 80 ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants ease osteoarthritis pain


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Anti-depressants could also be effective in easing debilitating pain caused by osteoarthritis with fewer side-effects than traditional drugs, a study reveals.Leslie Citrome, professor of psychiatry and ... Read more...

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Beware! Pain killers could spike your BP


March 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 21 (IANS) Beware of painkillers - they could be spiking your blood pressure (BP) levels even without doctors suspecting the actual cause, a study reveals.Many common over-the-counter ... Read more...

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Blood test to tell whether anti-depressants work


December 16th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) In a brand new discovery in the field of psychiatry, scientists have found a new method by which it can be known whether an anti-depressant drug ... Read more...

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Unable to pay kids’ fees, father jumps before train


November 11th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) A solicitor in Britain who was constantly worried about paying his children's school fees killed himself by jumping in front of a train, an inquest has ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell still pays his ex-girlfriends


September 26th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell admits he still pays to his ex-girlfriends so that they can continue to enjoy a lavish lifestyle."You can't have somebody in your ... Read more...

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Subtle ads have stoked sales of anti-depressants


September 12th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Subtle advertising by drug companies has persuaded doctors to prescribe three times more anti-depressants than they did in the 1970s. Their methods were exposed by a ... Read more...

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Mentally ill prone to poor teeth


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) People suffering from severe mental illnesses are thrice as likely to lose their teeth because of poor oral health as compared to that of the general ... Read more...

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Depressed? Be kind, compassionate


July 31st, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Rather than taking anti-depressants, people suffering from depression have an inexpensive way out - practising acts of kindness and compassion, new research claims.Acts of ... Read more...

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Pill poppers invite more cycles of depression


July 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 20 (IANS) Pill popping seems to be the easiest thing to do in the world, especially when trying to drive away our blues. But a study says the ... Read more...

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Soon, a pill to keep stress at bay!


April 21st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): A breakthrough by researchers at Leicester University may lead to the development of a pill that will beat stress.Scientists have worked out the brain chemistry that turns a ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants help but may rob you of sleep


April 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Anti-depressants cut both ways -- they may banish your blues but can also cheat you of sleep and affect your concentration, a study says. These findings ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants boost brain cells after injury


April 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Anti-depressants may help spur the creation and survival of new brain cells after brain injury, researchers say. Jason Huang and colleagues at the University of Rochester ... Read more...

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Honeymoon murder: Indian origin accused held for violent outburst


April 12th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting the murder of his newly-married wife during their honeymoon, has been arrested for violent outbursts at the psychiatric clinic ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner arrested following heated argument in London clinic


April 12th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire who has been charged with masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, has been arrested following a heated ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants use found to have long-term benefits


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): An epidemiologist has suggested that the use of anti-depressants may have long-term benefits.Ian Colman, an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, reviewed ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants linked to risk of heart disease, stroke


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The drugs used in chasing away blues could also make your arteries thicker, restricting blood flow and upping the risk of heart disease and stroke, a ... Read more...

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Sex addiction to be formally recognised as a psychiatric disorder


March 14th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Sex addiction is about to become formally recognised as a psychiatric illness.Experts are considering including the 'addiction', in which sufferers have relentless sexual urges that feel out ... Read more...

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Brain surgery overcomes incurable case of depression


January 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A nurse engaged in a long battle with depression has become the world's first person to benefit from neurosurgery. Sheila Cook, 62, suffered for more than a ... Read more...

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Aussie man sues UK bosses claiming ‘G’day sport’ tag was racist


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): An Australian man, who has been working in the UK, has decided to sue bosses claiming colleagues made racist comments, including constantly greeting him with "G'day, sport".According to ... Read more...

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Vitamin E pill seems to ease PMS pain


January 17th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Pre-menstrual syndrome or PMS affects around 75 percent women and up to 40 percent of those say it damages the quality of life. PMS patients are prescribed simple ... Read more...

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Pills to bust blues raise heart attack risk


December 14th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Pills to bust the blues carry fatal heart attack risks too, says a new research. The latest study by Mark Hamer of the University College, London shows ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants sound warning bells for heart health


December 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Beware of powerful anti-depressants - they could end up endangering the hearts of the hundreds of thousands of people who take them.Men and women taking tricyclics are 35 ... Read more...

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Depression cure with little side-effects found


December 1st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) Canadian neuroscientists have developed a protein peptide to cure deep depression with little side-effects.In their study at the University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction ... Read more...

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Neurological protein may hold the key to novel depression treatments


November 30th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Scientists have developed a protein peptide that may be a novel type of highly targeted treatment for depression with a low side-effect profile.Neuroscientists at the Centre for ... Read more...

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More than 50pc of depressed patients give up their treatment


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): With the number of depression cases going up every year, a study has underlined that more than half of the patients give up their treatment before the prescribed ... Read more...

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