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AFP

Learning to live in the moment

Regular mindfulness practice is said to promote cognitive flexibility and help you sleep better.

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REUTERS

'Intelligent men likely to be fitter'

Intelligent men are more likely to be in good physical shape when they're middle-aged, a study has found.

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REUTERS

‘White carbs raise depression risk in women’

Eating white bread and rice could increase the risk of depression in older women, research suggests.

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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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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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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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