Blue light at night may lead to depression, study shows

Recent research has shown that people who work night shifts are more prone to depression than people who work during the day—but it is...

Yoga can help reduce anxiety, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found yoga improves symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, a condition with chronic nervousness and worry, suggesting the popular practice...

Stress and anger may worsen heart failure

In a new study, researchers found mental stress and anger may have clinical implications for patients with heart failure. The research was conducted by a...

Depression may complicate recovery from peripheral artery disease

People with a vascular condition that commonly affects arteries in the legs could have a tougher road to recovery if they also have depression,...

Link between autism and eating disorders may be due to an inability to identify...

Eating disorders have the highest mortality rates of any mental illness. They don’t discriminate, affecting people of all ethnicities, sexualities, gender identities, ages and backgrounds. However,...

Taking your ‘mental health temperature’ during COVID-19, Yale expert says

You think you're doing OK when out of the blue it hits: a vague uneasiness—a nagging awareness that something isn't right. You're waking up in...

Scientists find a cause of impaired social functions in autism

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new connection between a genetic alteration and social difficulties related to autism: A mutation in the...

Too much of this depression drug may shut down your brain temporarily

Ketamine —an anesthetic and pain relief drug— has recently been proposed as a new treatment for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Beyond its anesthetic actions,...

This thinking style may increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that persistently engaging in negative thinking patterns may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease. They found 'repetitive negative thinking'...

This mental drug may lead to compulsions and obsessions

A recent review from the University of British Columbia and elsewhere found the use of clozapine, an antipsychotic drug, linked to higher risks of...

Your brain gets bigger if you’re anxious and depressed

In a new study, researchers found depression is linked to areas of the brain shrinking in size, but when depression is paired with anxiety...

People do not fully trust their smart home techs

Smart home technologies are marketed to enhance your home and make life easier. However, UK consumers are not convinced that they can trust the privacy...

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30 million Americans are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats, contaminated meat

More than 30 million Americans are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats and contaminated meat, but most will never show symptoms. In a...

Depression, anxiety and PTSD may not be mental diseases at all

In a new study, researchers found that some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD, might not be disorders at...

This common mental health drug may change the brain negatively

In a new study, researchers found that a commonly used anti-psychotic medication was linked to adverse changes in brain structure. This study is the first...

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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