Heavier the Internet use, higher the blood pressure risk in teens

 As per a recent study, teens, who spend hours on the Internet may be at risk for high blood pressure.

Many women suffer ‘post-sex blues’

Research has suggested that women have PostCoital Dysphoria after an intercourse.

Don't worry, be happy! Positive emotions good for your heart

 Negative emotions and depression are known to have harmful effects on health.

Shun phone calls, emails, socialize more to kill depression

Socialize frequently to eliminate depression, says study.

Cellphones can damage relationships, lead to depression

Cellphone use can undermine the bedrock of our happiness -our relationships with our romantic partners​ and damage them.

Two-drug combo can treat depression in elderly

 An antidepressant drug, if taken along with a antipsychotic pill, can better help the elderly with hard-to-treat depression, a clinical trial including researchers from Washington University in St Louis has indicated.

This two-drug combo may ease hard-to-treat depression in oldies

A team of researchers has come up with a two-drug combo that can help older adults with hard-to-treat depression.

Porn addiction can hamper mental health

 Are you hooked on to porn in a way that you feel you cannot control the urge to watch it? If yes, the mere idea of porn addiction can make you sick, says a new study.

Negative emotions make women more depressed than men

Men look at negative emotions with a more “passive” point of view while women tend to focus more on feelings - thus suffering more from depression and anxiety than men, a new study has found.

Depression? It could be just sleep apnea

Just having suicidal thoughts need not necessarily suggest that you are suffering from depression as researchers have found that such depressive symptoms are extremely common in people who have obstructive sleep apnea, (OSA), a common sleep disorder.

Why are women more likely to get Alzheimer's disease than men?

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One of the most startling facts about Alzheimer's is that women are at a substantially higher risk of getting the disease. Researchers continue to search for answers as to why women are at such a significantly higher risk over their male counterparts.

Gene magnifies impact of trauma

 Ever wondered why some, but not all adults who have experienced sexual or physical abuse as children go on to develop long term depression? This could partly be due to their specific genetic make up, suggests new research.

Eating fish daily can curb depression too

Eating a lot of fish may help curb the risk of depression in both men and women, reveals a pooled analysis of the available evidence.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2015: Raise awareness and reduce stigma, says WHO

On the eve of the World Suicide Prevention Day 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) today called for collective efforts to raise awareness about suicide and reduce the stigma associated with it.

Quit-smoking pill won't trigger heart attack, depression

An anti-smoking pill that was earlier thought to increase the risk of heart attack and depression is actually safe.

Parenting classes can improve birth outcomes

 Teaching expectant parents to reduce stress, depression and anxiety can result in better birth outcomes such as more optimal birth weight and/or shorter hospital stays after birth, a research has found.

Depressed or healthy? How antidepressant alters brains differently

A new study has suggested that a commonly prescribed antidepressant may change brain structures in depressed and non-depressed individuals in very different ways.

Good sleep can lower effects of stress in kids 

Eight to nine hours of good quality sleep every night, combined with other healthy lifestyle behaviours, can reduce the negative consequences of stress in kids.

The snooze diaries: 7 health benefits of sleep

Excessive fatigue, stress, or idle­ness is a part of the stressful life we lead and only those who have suffered thus, can realize what the desire of much-wanted sleep may feel like.

Forgiving women less likely to face depression, but not men

 According to a recent study, the researchers have said that forgiveness leads to lesser depressive symptoms in women than men regardless of whether it is complex process or leads to fraught and angst.