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...

Fake news can make you have false memories

In a new study, researchers found that voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their...

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...

This wearable device can predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism

What would you do if you could predict the future a minute in advance? That might not seem like a long time, but for caretakers...

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...

Your brain cannot recharge if you use your phone on break

Using your phone on break during mentally challenging tasks doesn’t allow your brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, according to...

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...

This test can snare those lying about a person’s identity

In a new study, researchers have developed a new test that could help police to determine when criminals or witnesses are lying about their...

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...

New autism early detection technique analyzes how children scan faces

Imagine that your son Tommy is about to turn two. He is a shy and sweet little boy, but his behaviors can be unpredictable. He...

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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...

Scientists discover the cause of Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers confirmed that Parkinson's disease originates among cells in the gut and travels up the body's neurons to the brain. The...
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Scientists discover a major cause of insomnia

In a new study, researchers found that people who suffer from insomnia are unable to get emotional distress off their mind. This means these people...
People with depression need to increase this substance in their blood

People with depression need to increase this substance in their blood

In a recent study, researchers found that people with depression have low blood levels of a substance called acetyl-L-carnitine. The substance can be naturally produced...
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This common nutrient could help treat depression

In a recent study from the University of Vermont, researchers found that over-the-counter oral magnesium tablets could help treat mild-to-moderate depression. In addition, magnesium treatment...