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Qigong: An ancient practice to live long

The exercise is the practice of energy.

28 Nov 2018 12:14 PM

Lesbian, gay, bisexual students at higher risk of self-harm

Self-harm typically includes behaviour such as cutting, hair pulling, scratching, burning or non-lethal overdoses.

27 Nov 2018 7:08 PM

Later school start may help teens get needed sleep

Here is what a new study has found.

25 Nov 2018 10:24 AM

Here’s how music helps people with dementia

According to a new study, music may even help in improving the mood of people with dementia.

24 Nov 2018 2:35 PM

Traumatic childhood linked to psychotic experiences

Findings are first to examine association between different types of trauma, and their timing in childhood with later psychotic experiences.

24 Nov 2018 1:14 PM


Here's how saying thank you can help ease depression

Scientists have discovered that ‘gratitude therapy’ has a powerful impact on aspects of both mental and physical health.

20 Nov 2018 3:17 PM

Here's how having a lazy eye can affect a child's self-esteem

Academic performance, interactions with peers, and athletic ability are factors connected to self-esteem in school children.

20 Nov 2018 9:36 AM

Social media linked to negative body image

Results showed young adult women felt more dissatisfied with bodies after looking at social media pages of someone more attractive.

17 Nov 2018 11:22 AM

Transcendental meditation helps conflict veterans with PTSD, says study

Post traumatic stress disorder, a debilitating condition that can lead to psychosis, bipolar disorder or suicidal and homicidal thoughts.

17 Nov 2018 8:56 AM

Prenatal exposure to insecticides can affect mental health of children

In the wake of the findings, researchers have called for immediate government intervention to phase out all organophosphates.

12 Nov 2018 1:20 PM


Prenatal exposure to insecticides can affect mental health of children

Despite growing evidence of harm, many organophosphates remain in use.

12 Nov 2018 11:35 AM

Grief linked to sleep disturbances, study finds

People who have recently lost a spouse are more likely to have sleep disturbances that exacerbate levels of inflammation in the body.

10 Nov 2018 6:45 PM

Social media use may up depression, loneliness: Study

Study of Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram use showed a causal link between the time spent on the platforms and decreased well-being.

10 Nov 2018 10:00 AM

Muscle building may lead to binge drinking, depression

New study shows that 10 per cent of men have what is thought of as the more common type of body image disorder.

08 Nov 2018 2:43 PM

Women who give birth to boys more likely to suffer from depression

Here is what a new study has found.

07 Nov 2018 1:51 PM


Can genetics predict response to antipsychotic medications?

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Nov 2018 7:42 PM

Online intervention may help prevent teen depression

Untreated postpartum depression hinders a mothers relationship with her child.

04 Nov 2018 6:30 PM

Vegetarians more miserable, have lower self-esteem than meat-eaters: scientists

According to study, those who cut meat from their diet harbour more negative feelings, have low self-esteem and see less meaning in life.

03 Nov 2018 4:50 PM

Trump could be making Democrats fat, survey finds

Democrats like Barbra Streisand are more likely to eat their feelings and drink their sorrows to cope with midterm election stress.

03 Nov 2018 3:35 PM

Here's why excessive screen time is harmful

Here is what a new study has found.

31 Oct 2018 2:10 PM