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22 May 2016, 09:00am
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]

19 May 2016, 08:55am
Anorexia may be caused by brain bug
Anorexia may be caused by brain bug

Experts suggest anorexia may be linked to a physical infection.

18 May 2016, 07:21am
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.

14 May 2016, 09:00am
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.

13 May 2016, 07:05am
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.

12 May 2016, 09:00am
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.

11 May 2016, 3:30pm
Can you outrun depression?
Can you outrun depression?

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

6 May 2016, 09:29am
Horse tranquiliser could hold key to antidepressant
Horse tranquiliser could hold key to antidepressant

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

5 May 2016, 10:59am
Maternal mental illness affects SA's poor most
Maternal mental illness affects SA's poor most

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