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14 days ago
Why are women more prone to anxiety?
Why are women more prone to anxiety?

Sarah Vine equates chronic anxiety to having a cold - irritating, unpleasant (especially for others) - but not too debilitating.

Lifestyle
17 days ago
There is real hope for happiness after depression
There is real hope for happiness after depression

Depression feels endless. But a study shows 40 percent of people had recovered and reported feeling daily happiness.

Lifestyle
17 days ago
Smoking dagga regularly can distort brain activity
Smoking dagga regularly can distort brain activity

Smoking cannabis on a regular basis changes the brain's natural reward circuits, according to new research.

Lifestyle
20 days ago
Blood test predicts if antidepressants will work
Blood test predicts if antidepressants will work

A new blood test could be a first step towards personalised treatment for depression, say scientists.

Lifestyle
31 days ago
Forgot where you put the keys? Try yoga
Forgot where you put the keys? Try yoga

Scientists have found yoga and meditation sessions are more powerful than brain training exercises in combating memory loss.

Lifestyle
32 days ago
Bipolar, SA’s ‘hidden’ health problem
Bipolar, SA’s ‘hidden’ health problem

The difficulties in diagnosing the disorder and a lack of understanding were highlighted as the country marked National Bipolar ...

Lifestyle
34 days ago
#Mydepressionlookslike demystifies a silent disease
#Mydepressionlookslike demystifies a silent disease

Hundreds of users took to Twitter to demystify the myths about what a person with depression goes through and how they see the world.

Lifestyle
35 days ago
The fear that makes teeth chatter
The fear that makes teeth chatter

Being afraid of the dentist could indicate a more primal fear. Kamcilla Pillay speaks to mental health professionals.

Lifestyle
35 days ago
Busy people have sharper minds - study
Busy people have sharper minds - study

Got a hectic week ahead? That's a good thing: it's apparently going to stimulate and challenge your brain.

Lifestyle
36 days ago
Just start a conversation
Just start a conversation

Social interaction can cut the risk of mortality and developing certain diseases. But making friends is not always easy. [VIDEO].

Lifestyle
39 days ago
Anorexia may be caused by brain bug
Anorexia may be caused by brain bug

Experts suggest anorexia may be linked to a physical infection.

Lifestyle
40 days ago
Magic mushrooms may ease depression
Magic mushrooms may ease depression

The psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms could be an effective treatment for depression, scientists say.

Lifestyle
44 days ago
Depressed? It could be adult ADHD
Depressed? It could be adult ADHD

Adults with ADHD may not have the hyperactivity seen in children with the condition, but they may find it hard to do everyday tasks.

Lifestyle
45 days ago
Binge watching is a no-brainer
Binge watching is a no-brainer

Scientists say we ‘binge watch’ TV because our brains switch off and watching the next episode becomes automatic.

Lifestyle
46 days ago
How wholegrains could boost brain power
How wholegrains could boost brain power

A recent UK study showed - for the first time - that what we eat affects levels of chemicals involved with inflammation in the brain.