Psychology

Building your social circle may help you live longer

Building your social circle may help you live longer

A new study has found that older people who interact with a wide range of people were more likely to be physically active and...

Children of problem drinkers more likely to marry problem drinkers

In a new study, researchers found that children of parents who have alcohol use disorder are more likely to get married under the age...

In-person social contact may protect you from depression and PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that in-person social contact may offer some protection against depression and PTSD symptoms, but the same is not...

Hypnotherapy could help treat irritable bowel syndrome

In a new study, researchers found that Hypnotherapy might help relieve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) complaints for some patients for as long as 9...

Pain and negative emotions: the vicious cycle

In a recent study, Penn State researchers find emotions such as anger or sadness often are result of stress or pain, and that they...
Even brief meditation could improve cognitive skills

Even brief meditation could improve cognitive skills

In a recent study, researchers from Yale University and Swarthmore College find that a 10-minute meditation tape could help college students perform cognitive tasks...
Why newborns look ‘less cute’ than older babies

Why newborns look ‘less cute’ than older babies

In a recent study, researchers from Brock University find that adults think the faces of babies most appealing at around the six-month mark. This means...
Coffee scent may help you go to business school

Coffee scent may help you go to business school

Drinking coffee seems to have its perks. In addition to the physical boost it delivers, coffee may lessen our risk of heart disease, diabetes and...
13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why: How to spot teen suicide warning signs

The Netflix show ’13 Reasons Why’ has season 2 now. Although the show is about teenagers’ life, it is not relaxing, funny or easy to...
Open relationships can be as satisfying as monogamous ones

Open relationships can be as satisfying as monogamous ones

A new University of Guelph study has shown that people in open relationships are as happy as their coupled-up counterparts. In consensual, non-monogamous relationships, all...

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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 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 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...