Japanese Encephalitis alert in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has sounded an alert for Japanese encephalitis after three people died of the disease and another six were tested positive for the virus.

Smartphone game to help reduce schizophrenia symptoms

Researchers at Cambridge University have developed a smartphone game that can help reduce symptoms of schizophrenia.

Smartphone game may improve memory in schizophrenics

Researchers have developed a smartphone 'brain training' game that may improve the memory and daily functioning of patients with schizophrenia, helping them live independent lives.

People with psychosis at increased heart disease risk

 People suffering from psychosis, a mental health problem that causes people to lose contact with reality, are likely to have high levels of cardiovascular risk factors such as excessive fat around the stomach, says new research.

Voices inside your head are more varied, complex than previously believed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into the nature of voices inside a person's head.

Revivifying drugs with anti-stroke potential by minimizing side effects

A team of researchers is revivifying drugs with anti-stroke potential by minimizing their side effects.

Encephalitis under control, claims Bengal Health Department

West Bengal Health Department today said that the spread of encephalitis was "completely under control" as hardly any new case of the disease was reported.

Schizophrenia leads to IQ loss: Study

People at greater genetic risk of schizophrenia could see a fall in IQ as they age, even if they do not develop the mental disorder, researchers say.

Scientists identify the origins of schizophrenia

Scientists have discovered that defects in an important neurological pathway in early development may be responsible for the onset of schizophrenia later in life.

Drinking too much coffee `can cause hallucinations`

Drinking coffee in moderation may be okay, but downing too much can cause hallucinations.