There is an extraordinary trend in mental illness: an increase in the prevalence of reported anxiety disorders of more than 1,200 percent since 1980.
A recent study reveals that disabled children are highly prone to violence and sexual abuse.
According to a latest European study, people who quit smoking could gain weight, an average of about 8 to 11 pounds the first year.
Growing old certainly means more than just physical aging.
A study in Behavioral and Brain Functions journal says that it affects both sexes equally but girls are at a higher risk
Effects of weather conditions on humans has not been taken seriously and a new study speaks of grave consequences like suicides during summer
Autism spectrum disorders are diagnosed in about one in 88 children in the U.S.
All of us, at some point or the other in life, have done it. We have all laughed out hard even though it was not genuine just to keep up our sleeve for those awkward moments such as a boss's bad joke or simply in attempt to please someone. However, while we think that we have more or less mastered the art of fake laugh, researchers say, that even the best attempts to fake a laugh cannot fool anyone, say researchers.A latest research has found that all of us are really good at distinguishing b...
A latest study has linked women cat owners to being more suicidal. The study says that a certain kind of parasite, Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) present in the cat faeces could cause mental health problems in women and lead them to attempt suicide. About one-third of the world is infected with the parasite present in undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables apart from cat feaces, say researchers. T.gondii hides in the brain and muscles of the body and does not show symptoms.
That never-ending pain is all in the head, says a latest research. The emotional state of a person's brain can be responsible for why different people react differently to the same injuries, says a study. While some people recover soon, others end up with a chronic pain. Apparently, the study results have revealed that chronic pain develops when there is an interaction between two sections of the brain the frontal cortex and nucleus accumbens (related to emotional and motivational behavior). ...
Generally, after losing a child, bereaved parents get into a state of numbness and at times even denial. It could be accompanied by feelings of extreme anger, guilt, or fear.
A human body can bear only up to 45 Del (unit) of pain but at the time of giving birth, a woman feels up to 57 Del of pain.
A national survey suggests employment, meeting basic needs, living stability, social support, spiritual faith, ability to care for oneself, perceived self-determination, and the ability to adapt to stress are important factors in reducing the risk of violence among veterans.
A new research claims that deep brain stimulation might be helpful for a lot of people suffering from Parkinson's disease. Deep brain stimulation is a treatment that involves surgical implantation of wires in the brain which deliver an electrical current. A study has found that the treatment could improve motor functions for at least three years in people with advanced Parkinson's disease. The research, authored by Frances Weaver, director of the Center for Management of Complex Chronic Ca...
Type 2 diabetes can extend to the brain, causing decline in memory, attention and other cognitive skills, reveals a latest study. ...