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Can fish fix your foul mood?

Ellie Krieger looks at the role of omega-3 fats and vitamin D in lifting your mood.

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The disease of the digital age

Michael Christie says fear rules our lives – and that we shouldn’t let it.

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Ways of healing the brain

A new book examines the endless adaptability of the human brain.

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Dementia ‘leading cause of death in women’
November 7 2014 at 11:23

Figures show that three times as many deaths are caused by dementia as breast cancer, while it's the third biggest killer of men.

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Shift work can harm your brain - study
November 6 2014 at 06:33

People who work shifts for 10 years or more may suffer loss of memory and brain power, a study suggests.

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How do they do it? Don’t ask!
November 5 2014 at 14:02

Emily Yahr looks at three celeb memoirs and finds out how Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling deal with stress.

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Paracetamol to make a decision?
November 5 2014 at 11:36

Taking pills designed to suppress physical pain could help cut psychological pain, researchers say.

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Scientist ‘find Alzheimer’s origins’
November 3 2014 at 12:03

A group of New England scientists say Alheimer's disease is caused by the deposit of a protein in the brain.

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Zen and the art of commuting
October 31 2014 at 13:26

Mindfulness might be just the thing to cut the stress of your daily travel time, writes Katherine Shaver.

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Memories are made of... what?
October 30 2014 at 14:00

Eric Niiler talks about the human brain to a scientist who is working to build a prosthetic memory device.

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You spend 10 hours a day on the phone?
October 29 2014 at 12:02

We use our smartphones a lot, and you hear people say they're addicted to them, but is it truly addiction?

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Stay calm and avoid dementia?
October 22 2014 at 12:00

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
October 20 2014 at 14:08

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

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