Researchers from VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology in Belgium conducted a study in which they analysed health data of a large group of people in an attempt to find out which gut bacteria may play a role in causing depression.
Researchers from the University of Waterloo in Canada found that being around people preoccupied with their body image was detrimental, that spending time with people who were non-body focused had a positive impact.
With an aim to find out whether there was a link between income fluctuations and risk of cardiovascular events as well as death, an ongoing study has been tracking the health of young people for nearly three decades now.
Older adults who used video chat technology such as Skype had significantly lower risk of depression. While those who used email, instant messaging or social media had virtually the same rate of depressive symptoms compared with older adults who did not use any communication technologies.
As reported by The Indian Express in June, a recent Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) inspection of 124 de-addiction centres in Delhi found problems of detention, physical and mental torture and sexual abuse.