Mental Health

For aging, 70 may be the new 60 in the 21st century

For aging, 70 may be the new 60 in the 21st century

Aging should be based on the number of years people are likely to live in a given country in the 21st century, say researchers. By...
Can this kind of rock climbing treat depression

Can this kind of rock climbing treat depression?

Bouldering, a form of rock climbing that involves climbing rocks or walls to a moderate height without ropes or a harness, could be an...
Depression can hurt your heart as much as obesity

Depression can hurt your heart as much as obesity

According to the World Health Organization WHO, 350 million people worldwide are affected by depression. But the mental state is not all that is affected:...
How mental health disorders are linked to heart disease

How mental health disorders are linked to heart disease?

A team of researchers at Cambridge has identified how areas of the brain govern both our emotions and our heart activity, helping explain why...
14 signs your daughter may have ADHD

14 signs your daughter may have ADHD

When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe a young boy who climbs on things,...
Depression

Depression as hard on the heart as obesity and cholesterol

Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity. This is...
How poor sleep harms your mental health

How poor sleep harms your mental health

Inadequate sleep at night leads to poor memory and increases the risk of depression, anxiety and stress, according to research revealed today. A study found...
Scientists find cellular roots of anxiety

Scientists find cellular roots of anxiety

From students stressing over exams to workers facing possible layoffs, worrying about the future is a normal and universal experience. But when people's anticipation of...
People with COPD Need to Pay Attention to Anxiety Risk

People with COPD need to pay attention to anxiety risk

Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have more than three times the odds of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) than people without COPD, a...
Is sufficient sleep the key to successful antidepressant response?

Is sufficient sleep the key to successful antidepressant response?

Medication is an important part of treatment for many patients with major depressive disorder, but the transition to antidepressants isn’t always smooth. It can take...