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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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Mindfulness as good as drugs - study
May 11 2015 at 12:14

Mindfulness-based therapy may be just as effective as anti-depressants, scientists say.

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How to make stress work for you
May 8 2015 at 13:46

In a new book, a psychologist says stress can 'transform fear into courage and suffering into meaning'.

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Alzheimer’s: what not to worry about
May 8 2015 at 11:29

Read a Top 10 list of dementia's warning signs and the worry begins. Here's a different list...

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Key to happiness? Laughter
May 6 2015 at 14:34

Seventy-seven years ago more economic security was regarded as the key to being happy, a study shows.

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If it’s pop, I must be 42
April 29 2015 at 13:20

Your music tastes can reveal when it is you hit the midlife crisis, writes Caitlin Dewey.

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‘Love drug’ could help fight stress
April 22 2015 at 12:52

A hormone known as the "love drug" has been shown to permanently alter nerve pathways in the brain.

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Alzheimer’s breakthrough gives new hope
April 20 2015 at 14:20

Scientists have broken new ground in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure by discovering a potential cause of the disease.

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Is the Internet giving us all ADHD?
March 27 2015 at 15:50

Many of us have perpetual scatterbrain – but maybe this is something approaching an actual pathology.

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Memory loss is faster in men – study
March 20 2015 at 14:00

Although declining brain power is common to everyone, it affects men much earlier in life, scientists claim.

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'Stressed' woman drink-driving more
March 20 2015 at 10:31

Women are making up a greater proportion of drink drivers because of the stress in their lives, says UK road safety expert.

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