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7 June 2016, 10:39am
Blood test predicts if antidepressants will work
Blood test predicts if antidepressants will work

A new blood test could be a first step towards personalised treatment for depression, say scientists.

27 May 2016, 10:02am
Forgot where you put the keys? Try yoga
Forgot where you put the keys? Try yoga

Scientists have found yoga and meditation sessions are more powerful than brain training exercises in combating memory loss.

26 May 2016, 3:30pm
Bipolar, SA’s ‘hidden’ health problem
Bipolar, SA’s ‘hidden’ health problem

The difficulties in diagnosing the disorder and a lack of understanding were highlighted as the country marked National Bipolar ...

24 May 2016, 10:23am
#Mydepressionlookslike demystifies a silent disease
#Mydepressionlookslike demystifies a silent disease

Hundreds of users took to Twitter to demystify the myths about what a person with depression goes through and how they see the world.

23 May 2016, 3:30pm
The fear that makes teeth chatter
The fear that makes teeth chatter

Being afraid of the dentist could indicate a more primal fear. Kamcilla Pillay speaks to mental health professionals.

23 May 2016, 06:25am
Busy people have sharper minds - study
Busy people have sharper minds - study

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

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.