Mental Health

Sexual assault strongly harms physical and mental health of women

In a recent study, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh show that experiences of sexual harassment and sexual assault could have a big impact...

PTSD linked to high risks of heart disease, cancer

In a new study, researchers found post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was linked to cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as the metabolic syndrome. In the...

There could be three types of depression

According to the World Health Organization, nearly 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression and these rates are on the rise. However, doctors and scientists...

This high blood pressure drug could help treat pain and anxiety

In a recent study, researchers found that an inhaled form of a high blood pressure medication has the potential to treat certain types of...

Obsessive-compulsive disorder may help prevent obesity

In a new study, researchers found that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are significantly less likely to become overweight or obese. The research examined the...

Scientists discover early warning signs of psychosis

In a recent study, researchers found that brains of people at risk of psychosis exhibit a pattern that can help predict whether they will...

Negative mood linked to high inflammation risk

In a new study, researchers found that negative mood—such as sadness and anger—is associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal...

Children of problem drinkers more likely to marry problem drinkers

In a new study, researchers found that children of parents who have alcohol use disorder are more likely to get married under the age...

Schizophrenia may come from a common personality

In a recent study, researchers found that the signals in people’s brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual’s personality, termed Schizotypy. The...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that a deficiency in vitamin D was linked to a substantially increased risk of depression (+75%) over a...

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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...
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...

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...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...