Mental Health

Does abortion cause depression in women?

Does abortion cause depression in women?

Having an abortion does not increase a woman's risk for depression, according to a new study of nearly 400,000 women. Previous research has found abortion...
Green vacant land may reduce depression in city people

Green vacant land may reduce depression in city people

A new study from University of Pennsylvania shows that greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for...
Why depression is linked to bad sleep

Why depression is linked to bad sleep

In a new study, researchers at the University of Warwick (UK) and Fudan University (China) discover the neural link between depression and sleep problems. They...
Why people have obsessive-compulsive disorder

Why people have obsessive-compulsive disorder

Some people have an extreme fear of dirt or bacteria. As a result, they may compulsively wash and repeatedly clean their hands or body. These people...
Lifestyle interventions can reduce weight gain in people with psychosis

Lifestyle interventions can reduce weight gain in people with psychosis

Psychosis is a severe mental disorder, in which thoughts and emotions are impaired and the patients lose their contact with external world. People with psychosis...
A broken body clock linked to mood disorders

A broken body clock linked to mood disorders

Previous study has shown that the body clock plays a very important role in our daily health. The body clock, or when we feel sleepy and...
How weight loss treatment changes your mental health

How mental health is linked to your weight loss

If you have tried to lose weight, you know that you not only change your body, but also change your mind. Weight loss can strongly...
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Being a doctor or a lawyer may lead to poor response to depression treatment,...

High status jobs, such as doctor and lawyer, are generally considered to be lucrative and prestigious. However, these jobs often come with long hours,...
yoga generalized anxiety disorder

Yoga can help reduce symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder

People with generalized anxiety disorder often have excessive and sometimes irrational worry. The worry can be about anything, including, health, money, death, romantic relationship,...
Meditation

Long-term meditation practitioners have younger brain

Meditation is an important part of my daily routine. Although I only have been doing meditation for 10 months, my body is stronger and...

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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...
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 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...