'Mindfulness' can improve adults' poor health caused by childhood adversity

A new study has revealed that mindfulness and accepting the present moments can help in improving the health of adults who were mistreated or ignored as kids.

Resilient people have higher pain tolerance: Study

People with higher ability to overcome adverse circumstances feel less pain, are more active on a daily basis and have a better mood, irrespective of their gender, according to a new study.

Men, women endure chronic pain on similar levels

A new study has revealed that men and women endure chronic pain on similar levels.

Facebook addiction can leave you lonely, depressed
Facebook addiction can leave you lonely, depressed

Do you often feel you have wasted time on Facebook or termed it as a meaningless activity but still cannot let your eyes move away from the screen? You are at the risk of developing depression.

Stigma bars mentally ill from seeking care

While stigma is one of many factors that may influence care seeking, it is one that has profound effects for those who suffer from mental illness, says a study.

Why stress can be more distressing for some people revealed

A new study has found why some people take stress in stride while others face a more devastating effect.

I may be depressed but I don't know about it: Al Pacino

After playing suicidal characters in two of his upcoming films, superstar Al Pacino says he might be suffering from depression.

Volunteering boosts health of older adults

 Older adults who stay active by volunteering are likely to receive a health boost.

Serotonin deficiency may not be behind depression

  A new study has demonstrated that deficiency in serotonin, which act as a chemical messenger in the brain, leads to depression.

Brains of depressed young adults 'hyper-connected'

 Several regions of the brain in young adults who have a history of depression are "hyper-connected" -- or are talking to each other a little too much, new research finds.

Fans demand Waldo Tunnel be renamed after Robin Williams

Fans of Robin Williams have signed a petition demanding the Waldo Tunnel to be renamed after the Oscar-winning actor.

Playing violent video games could lead to depression in kids

A new study has suggested that kids who play violent video games might be at a greater risk for depression.

Five health benefits of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a commonly known relaxation treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, seeds, barks, herbs and roots. It helps in improving our health, mood and mind.

Risky situations fuel anxiety among women

Risky situations in any setting increases anxiety among women, leading them to perform worse under stressed circumstances, finds a new study.

Dwayne Johnson to do `Journey...` sequels

Actor Dwayne `The Rock` Johnson has been signed on to star in two more `Journey to the Center of the Earth` sequels.

Parkinson`s disease leads to depression

A new study has suggested that depression is a common indication of Parkinson`s disease but it remains untreated for many patients.

Depression common symptom in Parkinson`s patients

Hollywood actor Robin Williams, who hung himself at his home earlier this week, has been diagnosed with Parkinson`s disease. Now, researchers have confirmed the suspicion that depression is a very common symptom in people suffering from Parkinson`s disease.

Robin Williams had early stages of Parkinson`s disease: Wife

Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has disclosed that her late husband was in the early stages of Parkinson`s disease at the time of his death earlier this week.

Robin Williams` funeral to be in San Francisco?

Comedy legend Robin Williams will reportedly be laid to rest in the Bay Area of San Francisco in a private family funeral.