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Sleeping in the dark could benefit you; here's how

September 19, 2019 5:45 pm

While it hasn't still been figured out why we sleep, it is known that lack of sleep can bring about a biological catastrophe, and have us collapsing like a pack of cards.

Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

May 10, 2019 12:57 pm

The findings, published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, provide biological and psychological evidence to support work first proposed in the 1960s.

Eating walnuts may lower depression risk: Study

February 09, 2019 3:13 pm

Consuming walnuts may lower the prevalence and frequency of depression, and improve concentration levels, according to a study carried out in American adults.

Over 40 genes linked to depression identified, says a study

April 27, 2018 6:09 pm

The genetic basis of depression overlaps importantly with other psychiatric disorders like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, they said. Intriguingly, the genetic basis of depressive disorder also overlaps with that for obesity and multiple measures of sleep quality, including daytime sleepiness, insomnia and tiredness.

Stress may diminish our ability to sense new dangers

October 03, 2017 6:16 pm

The researchers applied a computational learning model to understand how stress affects flexibility in decision-making. This analysis revealed a learning deficit for the subject put under the stress condition. Know more.

5 things you must know about Ileana D'Cruz's battle with body dysmorphic disorder

September 23, 2017 4:02 pm

Celebrities have time and again accepted how they have battled with depression. Recently, Ileana D'Cruz shed light on her struggle with body dysmorphic disorder. Here are five things you must know about BDD and why it's crucial to address it.

Spit-test to predict risk of clinical depression among teen boys

February 18, 2014 3:15 pm

The study was published in Proceedings of the National Academies of Science.

Alcohol does not cause depression: Study

September 15, 2013 2:40 pm

Researchers analysed the association between genetic mutation,alcohol and depression.

Glass of wine a day may lower depression risk

August 30, 2013 3:53 pm

Few studies have looked at the relationship between mental health and moderate alcohol intake.

Vitamin D can reduce risk of depression in children: study

January 22, 2012 12:30 pm

Study says those who get adequate vitamin D have 10 per cent lower risk of developing depression.