Mental Health

The tendency to hear ‘voices’ in schizophrenia may start in infancy

In a new study, researchers found the propensity to hear 'voices' in schizophrenia may be established by infancy. The research was reported by a team...

Metacognitive therapy may help treat depression effectively

In a new study, researchers found fewer patients relapse after metacognitive therapy for depression. The research was conducted by a team from the Norwegian University...

This method may help you get rid of fearful memories

In a new study, researchers found that mindfulness meditation training could alter how we process fearful memories. Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears...

Moderate alcohol drinking linked to less chronic pain, depression

Many people jokingly refer to their occasional glass of wine after work as medicine. A new study hints at there being some truth to the...

Mental disorders may strongly decrease life expectancy

In a new study, researchers found people with mental disorders have a life expectancy up to a decade shorter than the general population. They found...

Stress, PTSD may increase your risk of life-threatening infections

In a new study, researchers found post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related disorders are associated with a subsequent risk of life-threatening infections such...

Mindfulness meditation enhances positive effects of “magic mushrooms”

In a new study, researchers found that mindfulness meditation can enhance the positive long-term effects of a single dose of psilocybin, which is found...

People with anxiety or OCD may have unique brain cells

In a new study, researchers found a new lineage of brain cells called Hoxb8-lineage microglia and established a link between the brain cells and...

Could depression drugs ease obsessive behaviors in autism? Maybe not

In a new study, researchers found the commonly used antidepressant Prozac doesn't appear to help reduce obsessive-compulsive behavior in children and teens with autism. The...

Rest may help reduce PTSD symptoms

In a new study, researchers found rest following a traumatic event can reduce the subsequent development of involuntary 'memory intrusions', one of the hallmark...

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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...
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...

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...