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23 May '16, 04:25am
Busy people have sharper minds - study
Busy people have sharper minds - study
Lifestyle

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

22 May '16, 07:00am
Just start a conversation
Just start a conversation
Lifestyle

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

19 May '16, 06:55am
Anorexia may be caused by brain bug
Anorexia may be caused by brain bug
Lifestyle

Experts suggest anorexia may be linked to a physical infection.

18 May '16, 05:21am
Magic mushrooms may ease depression
Magic mushrooms may ease depression
Lifestyle

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

14 May '16, 07:00am
Depressed? It could be adult ADHD
Depressed? It could be adult ADHD
Lifestyle

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

13 May '16, 05:05am
Binge watching is a no-brainer
Binge watching is a no-brainer
Lifestyle

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

12 May '16, 07:00am
How wholegrains could boost brain power
How wholegrains could boost brain power
Lifestyle

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

11 May '16, 1:30pm
Can you outrun depression?
Can you outrun depression?
Lifestyle

A study suggests that regular exercise can increase the levels of crucial neurotransmitters involved in depression.

06 May '16, 07:29am
Horse tranquiliser could hold key to antidepressant
Horse tranquiliser could hold key to antidepressant
Lifestyle

Clinical trials of ketamine in humans have shown it can relieve depression much faster than commonly prescribed drugs.

05 May '16, 08:59am
Maternal mental illness affects SA's poor most
Maternal mental illness affects SA's poor most
Lifestyle

One in five women suffers from depression or anxiety during and after pregnancy in South Africa.

29 Apr '16, 4:00pm
How optimism eases anxiety
How optimism eases anxiety
Lifestyle

Studies show how acts of kindness help control social anxiety.

21 Apr '16, 04:55am
Can 'magic' mushrooms ease FOMO pain?
Can 'magic' mushrooms ease FOMO pain?
Lifestyle

Please don't rush out and start picking mushrooms. Really, don't. But scientists think they're on to something...

19 Apr '16, 08:15am
Why meditation is more effective for pain
Why meditation is more effective for pain
Lifestyle

Meditation is more effective than medication at easing chronic lower back pain, say researchers.

18 Apr '16, 1:30pm
Could eating rare steak give you road rage?
Could eating rare steak give you road rage?
Lifestyle

This is the intriguing question posed by new research into the parasitic bug toxoplasma gondii which will, at some point, infect half of adults.

18 Apr '16, 08:30am
Smartphones dubbed the ‘new cigarette’
Smartphones dubbed the ‘new cigarette’
Lifestyle

South Africa has been hit by a new wave of addiction - there's even a word for it: nomophobia, coined from a term, no-mobile-phone-phobia.