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Why pizza is the most addictive food, according to science

Scientists from the University of Michigan found that pizza came out on top of the most addictive food list and that this cheese is...

Widely used depression drugs may lead to higher death risk

Scientists from Rutgers University and Columbia University found an increased mortality risk in adults with depression who initiated augmentation with newer antipsychotic medications compared...

Recent study shows a major cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Scientists from Yale University found antibodies that bind to particular brain cells called interneurons could cause OCD. The finding shows an important cause of mental...

This money problem linked to faster memory decline in older people

Scientists from Columbia University found that sustained low wages are associated with much faster memory decline. The research is published in the American Journal of Epidemiology...

Study reveals a major cause of social anxiety disorder

Scientists from Uppsala University found that the balance between the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine may affect whether a person develops a social anxiety disorder. The...

Type 2 diabetes drug may benefit people with chronic depression

Scientists from Stanford University found that a medication normally used to boost insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes appears to help ease the symptoms...

When you eat matters: How your eating rhythms impact your mental health

Eating is an essential part of human life and it turns out that not only what we eat but when we eat can impact...

Social isolation, loneliness can damage heart and brain health

Scientists from the American Heart Association suggest that social isolation and loneliness may increase the risk of having or dying from a heart attack...

Diabetes drug metformin may help treat bipolar disorder

Scientists from Dalhousie University found that a half-century-old diabetes drug may help treat bipolar disorder by reversing patients' insulin resistance. The research is published in...

The chemical imbalance theory of depression is dead, but that doesn’t mean antidepressants don’t...

The chemical imbalance theory of depression is well and truly dead. A paper by Joanna Moncrieff and colleagues, long-time critics of the effectiveness of antidepressants,...