Mental Health

No, eating chocolate won’t cure depression

A recent study published in the journal Depression and Anxiety has attracted widespread media attention. Media reports said eating chocolate, in particular, dark chocolate, was...

This smartphone app could predict depression from your speech patterns

In a new study, researchers have developed a smartphone app called Watchyourtalk app to help predict depression. The app is a SaaS-based platform which runs...

Husbands benefit from mutual caregiving, but wives may feel more distressed

In a new study, researchers found that in mutual caregiving, husbands can gain the benefit, but wives often feel more distressed. The research was conducted...

Why exercise may help treat depression

In a new study, researchers found out why exercise could improve mood for people with depression. They found the answers may be found in the...

Memory and attention difficulties are often part of a normal life

From young adults to people in their 60s, everyday functioning in today's world can place high demands on our attention and memory skills. Memory lapses...

Mixing marijuana with opioids for pain relief linked to anxiety, depression

In a new study, researchers found that people who mix prescription opioids and marijuana for severe pain are more likely to have increased anxiety,...

Why stress and anxiety are not always bad

In a new scientific presentation, researchers found that stress and anxiety are not always bad. They often play a helpful, not harmful, role in...

Exercise could be effective medicine for depression

In a new study, researchers found exercise training and increased physical activity are effective for both the prevention and treatment of depression. The research was...

New brain stimulation may help treat depression, PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that closed-loop brain stimulator, based on sweat response, can be developed not only for PTSD patients but also...

New way to predict success of Cognitive Behavioral therapy in depression

In a new study, researchers found brain activity could help predict the success of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in depression. They found that brain activity...

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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...
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 popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...