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Experts suggest anorexia may be linked to a physical infection.
The psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms could be an effective treatment for depression, scientists say.
Adults with ADHD may not have the hyperactivity seen in children with the condition, but they may find it hard to do everyday tasks.
Scientists say we 'binge watch' TV because our brains switch off and watching the next episode becomes automatic.
A recent UK study showed - for the first time - that what we eat affects levels of chemicals involved with inflammation in the brain.
A study suggests that regular exercise can increase the levels of crucial neurotransmitters involved in depression.
Clinical trials of ketamine in humans have shown it can relieve depression much faster than commonly prescribed drugs.
One in five women suffers from depression or anxiety during and after pregnancy in South Africa.
Studies show how acts of kindness help control social anxiety.
Please don't rush out and start picking mushrooms. Really, don't. But scientists think they're on to something...
Meditation is more effective than medication at easing chronic lower back pain, say researchers.
This is the intriguing question posed by new research into the parasitic bug toxoplasma gondii which will, at some point, infect half of adults.
South Africa has been hit by a new wave of addiction - there's even a word for it: nomophobia, coined from a term, no-mobile-phone-phobia.
'Let go of the need to be right' - and nine other ways to give your brain a spring cleaning.
Sandy Starks always loved pretty things and storing them - but now her aim is to get rid of all the clutter by taking on a new goal.