Depression may heighten risk of kidney failure

depressedDepression, already implicated in cardiac disease, is also a factor in the increased risk of developing kidney failure. Lead investigator Willem Kop, neuropsychologist at the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands, and colleagues studied 5,785 people from four counties across the US for 10 years. Investigators examined whether depression predicted the onset of kidney disease or

Elizabeth Taylor Hospitalized With Heart Failure

Dame Down! Glam Flags are flying at half-staff this Saturday afternoon as we receive the news that violet-eyed screen gem Elizabeth Taylor, who will celebrate her 79th birthday later this month, has been hospitalized with heart failure. Taylor won Academy Awards for her roles in Butterfield 8 in 1960 and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

No more surgeries for Dame Elizabeth Taylor

Actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who has fought brain tumour, heart failure, skin cancer, osteoporosis, among other problems, does not want to undergo any more operations, it has emerged.
The double Oscar-winner, suffering from crippling neck pain, has apparently told her family and friends that she can’t handle even one more surgery.
“She is adamant she can’t face