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Drink, smoke and shrink your brain?

Drinking and smoking may raise the risk of dementia in later life because they shrink key parts of the brain.

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Are your gut bacteria making you sad?

Anxiety and depression could be linked to the presence of bacteria in the intestines, scientists have found.

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Loneliness takes toll on the elderly - study

Elderly people with solitary lives suffer more age-related mental decline than those with lots of company, a conference has heard.

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Green tea and jog for Alzheimer's
May 15 2015 at 11:58

US scientists say that a green tea extract slows the progress of Alzheimer’s if combined with physical activity.

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Call to reclassify psychedelic drugs
May 27 2015 at 13:29

Psychedelic drugs are much less harmful than has been claimed, a leading psychiatrist says.

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Eating disorders in the spotlight
May 27 2015 at 10:28

Attend a Johannesburg talk on food and mood by a clinical psychologist.

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Tea for brain power?
May 25 2015 at 13:36

A cup of tea may improve brain performance, according to research.

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How a hobby can save your life
May 22 2015 at 13:21

Emily Kaye Lazzaro runs. Her husband gardens. And there are good reasons why...

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Is depression linked to inflammation?
May 22 2015 at 11:42

Some experts think depression might have a physical cause that could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs.

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Old as you feel? Maybe not
May 20 2015 at 11:42

A study suggests that some of us feel 'ageless' - more than one in 20 people don't have an 'age they feel inside'.

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Try meditation to help prevent burn-out
May 19 2015 at 12:12

Feeling hopeless, depressed and struggling against exhaustion? You might be heading for burn-out...

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How to stay sharp as you age
May 19 2015 at 12:11

A website dedicated to helping people stay well in old age has released the top ten tips for keeping the brain active.

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Hard day at the office could ward off dementia
May 13 2015 at 12:14

If you're finding work a little stressful, take solace from the fact that you may be protecting yourself against dementia.

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