Addicted to your phone? You could be suffering from Nomophobia!

Has your smartphone become like your limb without which you cannot live? Do you suffer from withdrawl symptoms when you are asked to part with it even for a minute? 

Older fathers pass more gene mutations to kids

Do you know that those who become father at late age tend to pass more gene mutations to their children as each extra year of age results in two extra mutations?

Mutations behind risk of developing schizophrenia identified

Researchers have said that the overall number and nature of mutations - rather than the presence of any single mutation - influences an individual`s risk of developing schizophrenia, as well as its severity.

Obsessed with selfies? You may be mentally ill

Taking lots of selfies is not an addiction but a symptom of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), psychologists warn.

Amanda Bynes not schizophrenic, says lawyer

Former American actress Amanda Bynes`s lawyer Tamar Arminak has rubbished rumours that she was ever diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Heavy marijuana use linked to Schizophrenia

A new study has found that teens who smoked marijuana regularly for three years have abnormal changes in the brain structure and poor working memory.

Gene variants that double Alzheimer`s risk identified

Researchers have identified variations in a gene that double a person`s risk of developing Alzheimer`s disease later in life.

Amanda Bynes discharged from rehab

Actress Amanda Bynes has been discharged from the rehabilitation centre where she was completing her in-patient treatment.

Amanda Bynes formally diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder

Amanda Bynes has been formally diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, it has been revealed.

Binge-eating disorder linked to lifelong mental, physical problems

Binge-eating disorder is associated with substantial lifelong impairments comparable to those of bulimia nervosa, a new study has revealed.

Mere existence of mental disorder not ground for divorce: SC

A spouse suffering from mental disorder cannot be the sole ground for dissolution of marriage and divorce can be granted only if the illness is of such nature that it is difficult to live together, the Supreme Court has said.

Lack of sleep linked to mental disorders

Sleepless nights could lead to serious mental health problems like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a new research has claimed.

Tart cherries may help reduce stroke risk

A diet that includes tart cherries can provide cardiovascular benefits similar to the prescribed medications and can also reduce the risk of stroke, a new research has revealed.

Schizophrenia symptoms eliminated in animal model

Overexpression of a gene associated with schizophrenia causes classic symptoms of the disorder that are reversed when gene expression returns to normal, scientists have shown in mice models.

One-third of patients suffer depression after stroke

Mental disorders are common after stroke. They include anxiety, irritability and agitation, uncontrollable crying, apathy, delusions and hallucinations.

Nail biting may soon be classified as a mental disorder

Nail biting, perceived as a mere habit, may soon be classified as a full-fledged obsessive-compulsive disorder, experts say.

Superfoods to keep stress at bay!

In this hectic schedule and busy lifestyle of the present day, most of us have become victims of stress due to various reasons.

Internet addiction to be added to list of mental disorders

Children addicted to the internet could soon be classed as mentally ill, it has been claimed.

New compound offers cure for Alzheimer’s

Scientists at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio claim discovery of a new compound, which they believe could one day cure Alzheimer’s disease.

Aerobic exercises can benefit your brain: Study

According to a new research any exercise that gets the heart pumping may reduce the risk of dementia and mild cognitive impairment.