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11 March 2016, 06:57am
Logging on ‘could reduce dementia risk’
Logging on ‘could reduce dementia risk’
Lifestyle

Scientists have linked numerous activities with preserving brain power in the elderly - but using a computer seems particularly effective.

9 March 2016, 08:10am
Is depression hard-wired in our brains?
Is depression hard-wired in our brains?
Lifestyle

Depression may have kept our primitive ancestors alive, scientists theorise.

7 March 2016, 4:00pm
Could light be a cure for depression?
Could light be a cure for depression?
Lifestyle

Meet the scientists who are hotwiring the brain to treat depression.

7 March 2016, 10:32am
Chocolate is brain food. Who knew?
Chocolate is brain food. Who knew?
Lifestyle

A long-running study into people's blood pressure and brain performance has turned up a surprising finding...

4 March 2016, 07:27am
Study that rubbished psychology 'flawed'
Study that rubbished psychology 'flawed'
Lifestyle

Scientists say that a 2015 study showing flaws in psychology research was itself riddled with errors.

29 February 2016, 07:46am
Depression: the silence ends here
Depression: the silence ends here
Lifestyle

My dad killed himself when I was 13. He hid his depression. I won't hide mine, writes Amy McDowell Marlow.

24 February 2016, 6:00pm
'I'm terrified of group therapy'
'I'm terrified of group therapy'
Lifestyle

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside advises an anxious woman to give group therapy a try... quietly.

24 February 2016, 08:22am
Colour your way to no stress
Colour your way to no stress
Lifestyle

Intricate adult colouring books are the latest lifestyle craze to grip the United States.

24 February 2016, 07:10am
Early warning test before Alzheimer’s strikes
Early warning test before Alzheimer’s strikes
Lifestyle

Results of trials suggest the test could be 93 percent accurate.

23 February 2016, 08:59am
Grim link between concussions, suicide
Grim link between concussions, suicide
Lifestyle

A study has found that the long-term risk of suicide increases three-fold among adults who have had concussions.

22 February 2016, 1:30pm
Confessions of a hypochondriac
Confessions of a hypochondriac
Lifestyle

While keeping her concerns within a small medical circle, Katie tried to manage her hypochondria herself, but the flow of worry never abated.

19 February 2016, 07:47am
Stress driving you to the biscuit tin?
Stress driving you to the biscuit tin?
Lifestyle

One in three workers are turning to comfort food to deal with stress, a survey has revealed.

4 February 2016, 1:30pm
The party drug that's used for depression
The party drug that's used for depression
Lifestyle

Sara Solovitch finds out how Ketamine - the club drug Special K - is helping people with severe depression.

1 February 2016, 1:30pm
Loneliness is a public health hazard
Loneliness is a public health hazard
Lifestyle

The pain of loneliness is like the pain of hunger - it's a biological signal that something is wrong.

1 February 2016, 08:53am
Piano lessons may stop mental decline
Piano lessons may stop mental decline
Lifestyle

Researchers have discovered playing the piano is especially helpful for improving cognitive performance.