Kim Kardashian makes mental health awareness documentary
Kim Kardashian makes mental health awareness documentary

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is making her production debut with a mental health awareness documentary called #RedFlag.

Facebook users may have 'optimistic bias'
Facebook users may have 'optimistic bias'

Facebook users may perceive that bad things are more likely to happen to others, while good things are more likely to happen to them than to anyone else, a new study has found.

Facebook can worsen or improve mental health

 Facebook can either help people recover from mental health problems or make their symptoms worse, a new research shows, adding that the key is to use the social networking tool cautiously and strategically.

'Four in five Indians choose not to cure mental illness'

Four in five people suffering from severe mental ailment in India choose not to treat it which causes early death by at least 15-20 years as compared to mentally healthy people, medical experts said here on Monday.

More you use Facebook, more you feel depressed: Study

A new study has revealed how social comparison and amount of time spent on the social media site Facebook impacts mental health.

More you use Facebook, more you feel depressed
More you use Facebook, more you feel depressed

A new study has revealed how social comparison and amount of time spent on the social media site Facebook impacts mental health.

SAARC health ministers' meet to discuss major issues

 Health issues like prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases and disease surveillance network will be up for discussion at the 5th SAARC health ministers' meet here on Wednesday.

India to host fifth meeting of SAARC health ministers

 India will host the fifth meeting of SAARC health ministers next week to deliberate on key issues including HIV/AIDS, prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases and to strengthen collaborations amongst the nations.

Pilots' mental health checks: DGCA begins discussions on norms

Aviation regulator DGCA has initiated comprehensive discussions with Directorate of Medical Services for formulating new norms for assessing the mental health of pilots which may include regular checkups.

Alcoholism may cut short your life by eight years

Alcohol dependent patients die about 7.6 years earlier on average than hospital patients without a history of alcohol addiction, warns a new study.

Use of psychedelic drugs do not harm mental health

A new study has demonstrated that using psychedelic drugs may reduce psychological distress and suicidal thinking.

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.

Better diet and nutrition critical in maintaining mental health

Scientists claim that a good diet and proper nutrition is essential in maintaining mental health.

Selfie videos can reveal your mental health

Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed a computer-based app that can analyse selfie videos as the person engages with social media and monitor his or her mental health.

New programme monitors mental health through 'selfie' videos

Researchers have developed a computer programme that can monitor mental health by analysing 'selfie' videos recorded by a webcam as a person uses social media.

IMA to open 1,700 adolescent clinics

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will open 1,700 adolescent clinics in the country to educate the girl child on lifestyle and on reproductive and mental health.

Day napping in middle age boosts memory

 By the time people reach middle age, more sleep during the day such as an afternoon nap helps the memory and protects against its decline as long as they night-time sleep is not skipped, a study has found.Sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning.

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.

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.