Tag Archives: Mental Health
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have discovered the molecular basis and a potential treatment for inclusion body myopathy, Paget disease with frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD) by using genetically engineered fruit flies.
IBMPFD is an inherited disorder that… Read More
The virtual reality technology that has been popularized by video games may also be of use to doctors in treating patients with a variety of mental health issues. A technology firm from Lithuania that currently develops mobile applications has asserted… Read More
Numbness or tingling in the head, known as head paresthesia, may refer to the feeling of pins and needles in the head and could be accompanied by a burning sensation and partial numbness. This tingling may also spread down to… Read More
We’ve often been told to eat our fruits and vegetables as part of a balanced and healthy diet, as they provide us with essential nutrients to keep our bodies healthy. However, new research from the University of Otago in New… Read More
Physical activity may not be the key to controlling weight and preventing weight gain, according to new research led by Loyola University. The study focused on young adults from five countries, including the United States, and found that weight gain… Read More
New research from the Australian National University (ANU) has shown that working more than 39 hours per week can put your health at risk. The international limit was set at 48 hours per week approximately 80 years ago, and… Read More
January is Mental Wellness Month, and in honor of this, Bel Marra has put together a mental health update that includes tips for managing mental illness, as well as information on depression, anxiety, dementia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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Social media may be good for mental health, but may also lead to depression, according to research findings. The researchers reviewed 70 studies that examined the relationship between social networking and depression, anxiety, and well-being. The review demonstrated that… Read More
Pets have been found to help aid in mental illness management based on research findings. Researchers from the U.K. surveyed over 50 adults with long-term mental illness to uncover the role which pets play.
The responses unveiled that 60 percent… Read More
Higher levels of mental and physical well-being are seen among older adults using computers and cellphones. Seniors have been adopting technology as a means of connecting with others and it seems that their newfound use of technology is offering up… Read More
Physical activity improves psychological well-being and reduces the risk of heart attack in older adults. Lead author of the study Julia Boehm explained, “Researchers have long studied how physical activity can lead to improved mood and feelings of well-being,… Read More
A famous pop star is coming out to give mental illness a new face. The actress-turned-singer battled with bipolar disorder herself and has been very open about her struggles with eating disorders and depression. Now she wants to reach out… Read More
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