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Feeling depressed after childbirth? Ways to deal with postpartum baby blues

Feeling depressed after childbirth? Ways to deal with postpartum baby blues

Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is very common after childbirth.

Bird watching is not merely for fun; it has health benefits too – Read story

Bird watching is not merely for fun; it has health benefits too – Read story

The study, involving hundreds of people, found benefits for mental health of being able to see birds, shrubs and trees around the homes, whether people lived in urban or more leafy suburban neighbourhoods.

Neglecting your child can affect his mental health

Neglecting your child can affect his mental health

Experiencing severe deprivation and neglect in childhood can have a lasting psychological impact into early adulthood, according to a unique study.

Is your loved one depressed? This is what you can do

Is your loved one depressed? This is what you can do

While stress can make depression worse, patience and perseverance is required because recovery from depression can take time.

Alarming rise of mental cases in India: Over 5 cr Indians affected by depression, 3 cr others have anxiety, says WHO

Alarming rise of mental cases in India: Over 5 cr Indians affected by depression, 3 cr others have anxiety, says WHO

HO document shows that while over five crore Indians, suffered from depression in 2015, over three crore others suffered from anxiety disorders in the corresponding year.

Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

The new study was significantly more reliable than previous research in this area since the team looked at families who were followed up regularly for almost 20 years.

Health Ministry launches 'Saathiya Kits' to improve adolescent health

Health Ministry launches 'Saathiya Kits' to improve adolescent health

Health Secretary CK Mishra launched the 'Saathiya Resource Kits' along with the 'Saathiya Salah' - a mobile app for adolescents - under the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program.

 

Vitamins B supplements may help improve symptoms of schizophrenia

Vitamins B supplements may help improve symptoms of schizophrenia

Researchers have revealed that Vitamins B supplements may help in reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia that affects nearly one per cent of the population more than standard treatments alone.

Donate your brains, scientists appeal to people

Donate your brains, scientists appeal to people

In recent years, researchers have made links between the shape of the brain and mental and neurological disorders.

ADHD a brain disorder; stop putting the blame on 'bad parenting'!

ADHD a brain disorder; stop putting the blame on 'bad parenting'!

Previous studies had showed that other brain regions such as caudate and putamen are also smaller in people with ADHD.

Heading balls may put you at dementia risk

Heading balls may put you at dementia risk

A study suggested that evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players.

Fruits and vegetables can combat depression in merely two weeks!

Fruits and vegetables can combat depression in merely two weeks!

 Researchers from the University of Otago studied 171 adults aged between 18 and 25 about their dietary habits.

Do you know the bacteria in your gut may accelerate Alzheimer's? - Read

Do you know the bacteria in your gut may accelerate Alzheimer's? - Read

The researchers found that mice suffering from Alzheimer`s have a different composition of intestinal bacteria compared to mice that are healthy.

Need stress relief? Adopt these three simple healthy habits

Need stress relief? Adopt these three simple healthy habits

Making few changes in your lifestyle such as, maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle habits is one of the best ways to find relief from stress.

App developed for aiding taxi drivers mental health

App developed for aiding taxi drivers mental health

Researchers thought of this move after learning that taxi drivers were among the most stressed people in a workplace.

In a first, scientists identify brain hormone that triggers fat

In a first, scientists identify brain hormone that triggers fat

Previous studies had shown that the neurotransmitter serotonin can drive fat loss. Yet no one was sure exactly how.

This new drug may win battle against Alzheimer's disease – Read

This new drug may win battle against Alzheimer's disease – Read

The drug SAK3 is now in the preclinical stage of drug development and clinical trials are expected to begin in the next few years, the researchers said.

Anxiety, depression may amplify risk of death from some cancers

Anxiety, depression may amplify risk of death from some cancers

This association may also be affected by reverse causality, where undiagnosed (early) cancer might have had an underlying impact on mood.

Brain stimulation used like a scalpel can improve memory, says study

Brain stimulation used like a scalpel can improve memory, says study

A new study has found that non-invasive brain stimulations can work like a scalpel to improve the precise memory of a human.

Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters cortical excitability in brain: Study

Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters cortical excitability in brain: Study

A new study has found that adolescents who uses heavy alcohol for a long time can alter cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain.