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Stay calm and avoid dementia?

Endless worrying won't just give you sleepless nights - it could also raise your risk of Alzheimer's.

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Beat blues by getting off the couch

Exercising three times a week reduces the odds of developing depression by around 16 percent, scientists say.

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Dementia could hit in just 12 years

Researchers find that 80 percent of patients who went on to develop the illness noticed their memory slipping years earlier.

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Is yoga about inner peace or muscles?
August 26 2014 at 11:42

The death of yoga giant B.K.S. Iyengar revives a debate about whether yoga is misused by Western practitioners.

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Childhood illness may be linked to depression
August 22 2014 at 11:49

Children exposed to high levels of infection could be more prone to depression when they grow up.

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How losing kilos can make you sad
August 21 2014 at 13:31

Successful dieting can in fact make you miserable and more at risk of depression, claims a study.

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Internet use may help beat dementia
August 21 2014 at 11:34

An eight year study of Britons aged from 50 to 90 found that the brains of those who regularly go online are declining more slowly.

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The unlikely face of suicide
August 15 2014 at 13:48

Men at the end of a prosperous career, such as Robin Williams, face higher risk of taking their lives, say Lenny Bernstein and Lena Sun.

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Is lazy brain giving you a spare tyre?
August 14 2014 at 07:09

Scientists say brain cells vital to regulating appetite slow down as we age. As a result, it takes us longer to feel full.

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Williams: Tweet sparks copycat worries
August 13 2014 at 10:38

A Robin Williams tweet by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has suicide prevention experts worried.

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How drink can affect your memory
August 4 2014 at 13:59

Drinking too much in middle age can lead to memory loss in later life, a study has found.

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‘Loneliness may be Alzheimer’s risk factor’
August 4 2014 at 12:08

Loneliness and depression could contribute to Alzheimer's disease, claim scientists.

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Maths for men, memory for women?
July 29 2014 at 12:33

Men's and women's brains really are different, researchers say.

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