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13 April 2016, 10:30am
Study presents innovative ways to help mentally ill
Study presents innovative ways to help mentally ill
Lifestyle

Training people in communities to identify those with mental illness is one of the ways healthcare can be made more accessible, ...

12 April 2016, 12:20pm
How LSD mimics the mind of a baby
How LSD mimics the mind of a baby
Lifestyle

Scientists have for the first time scanned the brains of people using LSD and found the drug frees the brain to become more like the mind of a baby.

11 April 2016, 10:38am
‘That's how sad depression is. I was already dead’
‘That's how sad depression is. I was already dead’
Lifestyle

Two influential women - Lillian Dube and Leanne Manas - tell their tale on what it's like to live with depression.

8 April 2016, 11:11am
Longevity: Could rosemary be the key?
Longevity: Could rosemary be the key?
Lifestyle

Scientists believe they have found the secret ingredient to health and longevity - and it is probably in your kitchen cupboard.

5 April 2016, 09:55am
When hopelessness gets you down
When hopelessness gets you down
Lifestyle

Dysthymia is a mild disorder that can lead to a major depression, writes Yvonne Fontyn.

4 April 2016, 10:32am
World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution
World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution
Lifestyle

For years, autism has been treated with intensive one on one therapy. Now, autistic adults are speaking out.

1 April 2016, 09:52am
Alzheimer’s: Recalling lost memories
Alzheimer’s: Recalling lost memories
Lifestyle

A new study offers some of the first evidence that Alzheimer's disease does not destroy specific memories, but rather makes them inaccessible.

31 March 2016, 6:27pm
A feeling worse than dread
A feeling worse than dread
Lifestyle

A study conducted at UCL found that pessimistic people are less likely to be affected by the stress of uncertainty.

31 March 2016, 3:30pm
Feeling sad? Listen to Adele
Feeling sad? Listen to Adele
Lifestyle

Sad songs help us deal with grief more effectively than listening to upbeat music, a study has found.

31 March 2016, 12:57pm
#worldbipolarday: Raising awareness is crucial
#worldbipolarday: Raising awareness is crucial
Lifestyle

For the millions of people who deal with the misunderstood condition, bipolar disorder is not a joke.

29 March 2016, 10:30am
Life trauma, not genes, triggers depression
Life trauma, not genes, triggers depression
Lifestyle

Psychologists have warned too much money is spent researching biological factors for mental illness when it is mostly caused by life events.

17 March 2016, 10:34am
Found, gene that increases schizophrenia risk
Found, gene that increases schizophrenia risk
Lifestyle

Scientists say they have conclusive evidence that changes to a gene called SETD1A can dramatically raise the risk of developing schizophrenia.

13 March 2016, 09:00am
Why a digital detox is a bad idea
Why a digital detox is a bad idea
Lifestyle

Tech and mindfulness entrepreneur Rohan Gunatillake says we should get tech to work for us.

11 March 2016, 08:57am
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, 10:10am
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.