Beware! High-fat diet can alter your behaviour

High-fat diet can affect brain health and promote changes in your behaviour, including increased anxiety, impaired memory, and repetitive behaviour, warns a new study.

Exposure to air pollution increases risk of anxiety and stroke

A new study has examined that air pollution is linked to increased risk of anxiety and stroke.

LSD, magic mushrooms do not affect mental health

Psychedelics like LSD and magic mushrooms, do not put a person at risk of developing mental health problems, claims a new study.

Shun anxiety and enjoy life to its fullest
Shun anxiety and enjoy life to its fullest

Do you think that a minor tiff with your girlfriend can spoil your relationship forever or the arrival of a new boss at the workplace is threat to your career? Chill out now else you will end up making bad decisions amid uncertainty.

Diabetes linked to behavioural disorder

Anyone can go nuts over managing diabetes, but people with the disease are more prone to anxiety and depression than those with other chronic diseases that require similar levels of management, says a study.

Anxious people tend to make bad decisions amid uncertainties

A new research has revealed that anxious people are more likely to make bad decisions under uncertainties of life.

Gene linked to anxiety, schizophrenia identified

Scientists have identified a novel gene linked to anxiety and schizophrenia.

Why losing your temper can literally kill you

 A new study has revealed that angry outburst or anxiety can trigger heart attack within hours.

Shun anger to cut heart attack risks

An episode of intense anger could lead to an eight-fold increase in the risk of heart attack. A high level of anxiety also increases the risk by about nine times, says new research.

Strong parental bond early can keep anxiety away

Strong attachment with parents can help shy babies, especially boys, avoid developing anxiety disorders in their teenage years, a study says.

Stressed? Know if it will lead to depression later

Measuring activity of a brain region which is crucial for detecting and responding to threats, it is possible to tell four years in advance if someone would become depressed or anxious in response to stressful life events, says a study.

Novel model to customise 'intellectual disability' treatment

Scientists have developed a novel approach that can protect against a genetic disorder that causes "intellectual disability", including serious memory impairments and altered anxiety levels.

Brits Google 'depression' 27 times a minute

 A new research has recently revealed that Brits Google "depression" 27 times a minute, which means that someone Googles "depression" every two seconds.

Lesser known health benefits of plum

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Separation from iPhone can lead to anxiety

Researchers from the University of Missouri (MU) have found that separation from cell phone can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users, including poor performance on cognitive tests.

Wealth, power linked to many mental disorders

Researchers have found that inflated or deflated feelings of self-worth are linked to such afflictions as bipolar disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, anxiety and depression.

Probiotic supplements may ease anxiety and depression

Supplements to boost probiotics -- the helpful micro-organisms that reside in our bodies -- can alter the way people process emotional information and ease anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

Musical training can improve kids' brains

Musical training may help kids focus their attention, control their emotions and diminish their anxiety, factors that affect their psychological health, shows a study.

Certain antidepressants safe for pregnant women?

Use of certain antidepressants during pregnancy can lead to life-long changes in anxiety-related behaviour in their offspring and protect them from anxiety-related disorders when they turn adults, research has found.

Laughing gas may help treat depression

Laughing gas or nitrous oxide could be used as a treatment for severe depression in patients whose symptoms don't respond to normal therapies.