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‘Love drug’ could help fight stress

A hormone known as the "love drug" has been shown to permanently alter nerve pathways in the brain.

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Alzheimer’s breakthrough gives new hope

Scientists have broken new ground in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure by discovering a potential cause of the disease.

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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?

Many of us have perpetual scatterbrain – but maybe this is something approaching an actual pathology.

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Ways of healing the brain
February 13 2015 at 15:17

A new book examines the endless adaptability of the human brain.

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Turn up the heat on depression
February 13 2015 at 14:39

A high-tech heated tent is being tested as a possible new treatment for pain and depression.

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How to take care of your brain
February 11 2015 at 13:04

Anthony Hannan outlines the four key ways to keep your brain in peak condition.

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Binge-watching box sets is bad for you
February 6 2015 at 12:28

Planning a weekend watching a whole TV series? Perhaps you should think again...

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No, practice does not make perfect
February 2 2015 at 15:06

It seems we are not all created equal, write David Hambrick, Fernanda Ferreira and John Henderson.

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Relaxation is just a few breaths away
January 16 2015 at 18:34

Elizabeth Chang reviews an app which teaches people how to do deep breathing.

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Wanna live longer? Get on your bike!
January 8 2015 at 14:20

Research shows cycling keeps your body healthy and your mind sharp.

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Clutter can cut into your relationship
January 8 2015 at 14:03

Couples have up to 32 fights a year about the stuff lying around the house, claims study.

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Need a willpower boost? Eat the same breakfast
December 31 2014 at 12:11

One way to preserve mental energy is by not agonising over needless decisions, according a psychologist.

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Festive stress peak? 2:30pm today
December 24 2014 at 10:11

Last-minute shopping and worries over the Christmas lunch mean festive stress peaks at 2.33pm today, says a study.

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