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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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The couch, the remote, the guilt
July 28 2014 at 12:29

Having a blue Monday? Don’t head home and slump in front of the television...

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Dementia carers depressed - study
July 23 2014 at 11:45

Around 40 percent of people looking after loved ones with dementia are depressed or anxious, it has emerged.

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Geneticists find DNA pointers for schizophrenia
July 22 2014 at 12:00

A massive gene trawl has yielded critical clues about what causes schizophrenia, scientists say.

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‘Simple lifestyle changes can prevent dementia’
July 21 2014 at 12:01

Taking 20 minutes of exercise three times a week could drastically reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, research shows.

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Practising the art of conscious living
July 18 2014 at 11:57

Learn the tools to direct the mind towards happiness with philosopher and author Swami A Parthasarathy.

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How drinking cocoa could fight dementia
July 16 2014 at 11:54

Tests show that a specific type of cocoa stops clumps of proteins from building up in the brain and damaging nerve cells.

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How being hostile could cause a stroke
July 15 2014 at 11:41

Feeling cynical and hostile toward others may double the risk of having a stroke in middle-aged and older adults.

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Can an all-nighter beat depression?
July 10 2014 at 14:54

Staying awake for more than 24 hours may be the fastest treatment for moderate to major depression.

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Active brain key to preventing dementia
July 9 2014 at 12:12

Having a demanding job can help stave off dementia later in life, a study has found.

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Feeling under the weather?
July 7 2014 at 14:47

For some winter marks the start of a relentless and recurrent cycle of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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