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Scientists find an important cause of schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers found that lack of oxygen during the period anticipating childbirth can be a cause of schizophrenia. They described how this...

long-term use of depression drug may cause addiction

In a new study, researchers say that people who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, these people will likely...

Short meditation could help reduce pain and negative emotions

In a new study, researchers found that merely a brief introduction to mindfulness helps people deal with physical pain and negative emotions. The effect of...

Scientists find a key to keeping the mind healthy

For many adults, the mid-30's is a busy time. There's often career advancement, the start of a new family and associated responsibilities. It's also a critical...

This type of exercise may benefit your memory function most

In a new study, researchers found that moderate-intensity exercise such as brisk walking, water aerobics or cycling can have the most beneficial effect on...

Why mindfulness meditation could benefit your mental health

In a new study, researchers found three main factors that could be linked to the mental health benefits of mindfulness meditation. The research was conducted...

Anxiety in autistic children – why rates are so high

Many aspects of the world can be overwhelming for autistic children, so it is unsurprising that dealing with the challenging impact of anxiety has...

AI and brain scans may strongly improve depression treatment

In a new study, researchers found that artificial intelligence (AI) may soon play a critical role in choosing which depression therapy is best for...

‘Tough guys’ may have much higher suicide risk

In a new study, researchers found that men who try to tough may be more prone to suicide. The research was conducted by a team...

Stroke survivors might need better screening for depression

Depression among stroke survivors peaks during the early months of recovery and persists for a full year, a new study finds. Experts say better screening...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...