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.

Prenatal exposure to antidepressants causes adult anxiety in offsprings

 Scientists have found that early exposure to antidepressants may not be good for the offsprings as adults.

Two pieces of fruit a day help fight depression: Study

Eating at least two pieces of fruit like apples daily helps in preventing depression, especially in middle-aged women, according to a study published Thursday by Australian scientists.

Feeling burnt out leads to depression

If you feel burnt out often, check for depression signs as researchers have found a definite link between the two.

Chocolates keep you healthy, happy

It's a well known fact that too much consumption of sugar is bad for health. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn't as terrible as one thought, say researchers.

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.

Frontal brain deficits linked to suicidal tendencies in youth

 A new study suggests that deficits in frontal brain systems may be associated with the risk of suicide attempts in youths with mood disorders.

Clear sense of self worth keeps mental disorders at bay

 Researchers from the University of California - Berkeley in the US have linked inflated or deflated feelings of self-worth to afflictions such as bipolar disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, anxiety and depression.

Gaga wants to be sober 'at some point'
Gaga wants to be sober 'at some point'

 Singer Lady Gaga says she wants to get sober "at some point" in the future.

Lack of Vitamin D can lead to depression

 A new study has found that lack of Vitamin D is not only harmful for physical health, but it may also impact mental health, leading to depression.

6 absolute reasons why you should soak up the sun

Ritu Singh

“O, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.”

-Roman Payne

Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression

 Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study.

Brain knows what is virtual or real: Study
Brain knows what is virtual or real: Study

Neurons in the brain react differently to virtual reality than they do to real-life environments, shows a study.

Talk therapy lowers suicide risk

Talk therapy is gaining in importance as an alternative to medication with regard to averting repeated suicide attempts, a study shows.

What could push a child to the brink?

“What is the simplest way to die?”

Early puberty increases depression risk in teens

A new study has claimed that kids who enter puberty ahead of their peers are at higher risks of depression.

Women bosses more prone to depression

 Job authority increases symptoms of depression among women but decreases them among men, a study from University of Texas at Austin finds.

High-fruit diets can worsen depression

 Forcing your children to have too much fruit during adolescence can have negative consequences as a diet high in fructose, a sugar found naturally in fruits, may exacerbate their depressive behaviours, new research shows.

663 committed suicide in nine years in Mizoram

At least 663 people have committed suicide over the past nine years in Mizoram, with depression identified as the main cause, a report said Wednesday.

Spinal cord injury may cause brain damage

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) may cause progressive brain degeneration, says a new research.