Walking or cycling to work improves wellbeing: Study

Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving, according to a new UK study.

Are you suffering from `always on` stress?

Are you a victim of "always on" stress? Give your smartphone worries a break even if the battery goes dead or there are no signals to connect to a call.

Weight loss makes you `healthy`, not essentially `happy`

A new research has revealed that losing weight definitely makes people healthy but it does not necessarily effects on their mental health or mood.

Australia urged to come clean on asylum-seekers` mental health

Australia`s human rights commissioner said Thursday the government must come clean about conditions at offshore asylum-seeker camps after an inquiry heard of an alleged cover-up of mental health problems.

Three ways to improve your mental health!

Good health means you are fit both physically and mentally. Just like your physical health, you can also increase your mental health by following some rules.

Tiny molecule can help treat mental disorders

The badly needed anti-depressants could be a few steps away as researchers have identified a molecule that acts on the serotonin-producing nerve cells.

Mental illnesses can reduce life expectancy more than heavy smoking

An analysis by Oxford University psychiatrists has shown that serious mental illnesses reduce life expectancy by 10-20 years - a loss of years that`s equivalent to or worse than that for heavy smoking.

Now battle ailments using music, dance and painting

How about a prescription for dance, music and mimicry to fight and overcome trauma associated with ailments like cancer, Alzheimer`s and even heart strokes? Fret no more over a huge list of medicines, as "expressive art therapy" comes to your rescue.

Stressed social relationships can lead to early death: Study

According to a new study, troubled relationships and frequent arguments with friends/family puts one`s health at a great risk and can induce early death.

Listening to gospel music benefits mental health of older people

A new research has found that listening to religious music among older Christians is associated with a decrease in anxiety about death and increases in life satisfaction, self-esteem, and sense of control over their lives

Girls` mental health suffers when romances play out differently than they imagined

Researchers have revealed that adolescent girls` risk of severe depression, thoughts of suicide, and suicide attempt increase after their relationships unfold differently than what they imagined.

Green space keeps you from feeling blue

The more green space a neighborhood has, the happier the people are, a new study has revealed.

I do yoga for mental peace: Shraddha Das

Shraddha Das, who has been actively practicing yoga for nearly two years, says she doesn`t do it to lose weight but for attaining mental peace and to be able to eat freely.

Diet rich in meat and fish could boost physical and mental health in older men

A new study from Japan suggests that older men could gain a boost physically, mentally and socially, if they eat a diet rich in meat and fish.

Drinking energy drinks linked to health problems in teens

A new study has found that consumption of energy drinks among teenagers may be linked with poor mental health and substance use.

Mental health patients up to four times more likely to have HIV

A new study has found that people receiving mental health care are up to four times more likely to be infected with HIV than the general population.

Falling stock prices trigger mental disorders: Study

Obsessed with stock prices? You run a greater risk of suffering from mental disorders, warns a new study.

Quitting smoking can improve mental health

Researchers at Washington University have found a strong link between quitting smoking and improved mental health.

Poor sleep linked to teen mental health problems

Getting too little sleep might be a sign of - or even a contributor to - emotional problems, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among teens, according to a large study from Europe.

Why mindfulness is good for you

Most of us, in the hustle of day-to-day life, miss the state of `mindfulness` in our being. In the rush to fulfil our daily necessary tasks, we do many things at a time, which in turn has turned us into masters of multi-tasking.