Mental Health

People with this personality have a high risk of schizophrenia

Detecting and treating schizophrenia early, even before symptoms occur, could lead to better treatment outcomes. Previous studies have shown differences in social function and cognition...

People with this kidney disease need to protect their mental health

In a new study, researchers found that psychiatric illnesses are common in children and adults with kidney failure. They also found hospitalizations for such illnesses...

Depression, anxiety linked to more opioid use after surgery

In a new study, researchers found that depression and anxiety in patients linked to more opioid use after surgery. The finding could help doctors mitigate...

Treating PTSD may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that reducing symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. They found...

Ketamine may not be an actual depression drug, but may reduce symptoms

There are two frequent effects of ketamine: A feeling of lightness or floating in healthy people and recreational users, and temporal antidepressant benefits in...

Green space is good for your mental health, the nearer the better

In a new study, researchers found living within 300m of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with...

Red wine may help you fight stress

Red wine compound resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain, according...

Depression symptoms could be signs for cognitive decline in some people

In a new study, researchers found that that depression symptoms in healthy older people who have brain amyloid, a biological marker of Alzheimer’s, could...

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...

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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...