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18 April 2016, 08:30am
Smartphones dubbed the ‘new cigarette’
Smartphones dubbed the ‘new cigarette’
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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.

14 April 2016, 6:00pm
10 ways to spring clean your mind
10 ways to spring clean your mind
Lifestyle

'Let go of the need to be right' - and nine other ways to give your brain a spring cleaning.

13 April 2016, 6:00pm
How hoarding fills the empty void
How hoarding fills the empty void
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Sandy Starks always loved pretty things and storing them - but now her aim is to get rid of all the clutter by taking on a new goal.

13 April 2016, 08:30am
Study presents innovative ways to help mentally ill
Study presents innovative ways to help mentally ill
Lifestyle

Training people in communities to identify those with mental illness is one of the ways healthcare can be made more accessible, ...

12 April 2016, 10:20am
How LSD mimics the mind of a baby
How LSD mimics the mind of a baby
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Scientists have for the first time scanned the brains of people using LSD and found the drug frees the brain to become more like the mind of a baby.

11 April 2016, 08:38am
‘That's how sad depression is. I was already dead’
‘That's how sad depression is. I was already dead’
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Two influential women - Lillian Dube and Leanne Manas - tell their tale on what it's like to live with depression.

8 April 2016, 09:11am
Longevity: Could rosemary be the key?
Longevity: Could rosemary be the key?
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Scientists believe they have found the secret ingredient to health and longevity - and it is probably in your kitchen cupboard.

5 April 2016, 07:55am
When hopelessness gets you down
When hopelessness gets you down
Lifestyle

Dysthymia is a mild disorder that can lead to a major depression, writes Yvonne Fontyn.

4 April 2016, 08:32am
World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution
World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution
Lifestyle

For years, autism has been treated with intensive one on one therapy. Now, autistic adults are speaking out.

1 April 2016, 07:52am
Alzheimer’s: Recalling lost memories
Alzheimer’s: Recalling lost memories
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A new study offers some of the first evidence that Alzheimer's disease does not destroy specific memories, but rather makes them inaccessible.

31 March 2016, 4:27pm
A feeling worse than dread
A feeling worse than dread
Lifestyle

A study conducted at UCL found that pessimistic people are less likely to be affected by the stress of uncertainty.

31 March 2016, 1:30pm
Feeling sad? Listen to Adele
Feeling sad? Listen to Adele
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Sad songs help us deal with grief more effectively than listening to upbeat music, a study has found.

31 March 2016, 10:57am
#worldbipolarday: Raising awareness is crucial
#worldbipolarday: Raising awareness is crucial
Lifestyle

For the millions of people who deal with the misunderstood condition, bipolar disorder is not a joke.

29 March 2016, 08:30am
Life trauma, not genes, triggers depression
Life trauma, not genes, triggers depression
Lifestyle

Psychologists have warned too much money is spent researching biological factors for mental illness when it is mostly caused by life events.

17 March 2016, 08:34am
Found, gene that increases schizophrenia risk
Found, gene that increases schizophrenia risk
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Scientists say they have conclusive evidence that changes to a gene called SETD1A can dramatically raise the risk of developing schizophrenia.