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Festive stress peak? 2:30pm today

Last-minute shopping and worries over the Christmas lunch mean festive stress peaks at 2.33pm today, says a study.

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THE WASHINGTON POST

A whisper, then 87 million YouTube views

Caitlin Gibson meets the star of videos that induce ASMR, a tingling sensation. [VIDEO]

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

It’s festive season, feeling blue?

If the holiday season is tough for you, we have tips to help you cope.

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Internet use may help beat dementia
August 21 2014 at 11:34

An eight year study of Britons aged from 50 to 90 found that the brains of those who regularly go online are declining more slowly.

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The unlikely face of suicide
August 15 2014 at 13:48

Men at the end of a prosperous career, such as Robin Williams, face higher risk of taking their lives, say Lenny Bernstein and Lena Sun.

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Is lazy brain giving you a spare tyre?
August 14 2014 at 07:09

Scientists say brain cells vital to regulating appetite slow down as we age. As a result, it takes us longer to feel full.

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Williams: Tweet sparks copycat worries
August 13 2014 at 10:38

A Robin Williams tweet by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has suicide prevention experts worried.

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How drink can affect your memory
August 4 2014 at 13:59

Drinking too much in middle age can lead to memory loss in later life, a study has found.

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‘Loneliness may be Alzheimer’s risk factor’
August 4 2014 at 12:08

Loneliness and depression could contribute to Alzheimer's disease, claim scientists.

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Maths for men, memory for women?
July 29 2014 at 12:33

Men's and women's brains really are different, researchers say.

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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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