mental health

Can we prevent brain neurological problems?

May 8, 2018 | | Say something

Our brain might actually be regulating progression of glaucoma and other neuro-degenerative diseases, researchers say. The result has implications for neuroprotective therapies search. Glaucoma is a degenerative neuro disease where patients lose seemingly random patches of vision in each eye. Scientists have long thought that the progression of glaucoma is independent of – or controlled […more]

Depression, thyroid dysfunction, and Stress – A triple threat

Apr 5, 2018 | | Say something

Depression, thyroid dysfunction, and Stress – A triple threat ; Mental health and endocrine health are closely related. Endocrine dysfunction often cause mental and physical symptoms. In addition, mental health conditions often cause endocrine dysfunction. This occurs through a (sometimes vicious) biopsicosocial cycle where alterations in an area leading to a cascade of effects on […more]

Unveiled – what your autofoto says about your personality

Jan 6, 2018 | | Say something

Let’s face it, we all take autofotos occasionally, but not always. But did you know your autofoto reveals something about his personality? Experts say that facial expressions, emotions and other personality secrets could be judged through a autofoto. Researchers at Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, said that the position of taking autofoto, the place from […more]

Impact of mental stress on the heart differs Gender

Oct 26, 2017 | | Say something

Impact of mental stress on the heart differs Gender ; The study was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and examined 56 women and 254 men diagnosed with heart disease who were enrolled in a larger study of the drug escitalopram impact on heart disease induced by mental stress. To […more]

Discovered – proteins that control the connection between nerve cells

Aug 8, 2017 | | Say something

Discovered – proteins that control the connection between nerve cells ; According to a study published in the journal Neuron, researchers they have gone a step forward in understanding the structure and wiring of the developing brain. They identified a group of protein molecules that control the operation of a common type of nerve cells […more]

The manipulation of memory with the light could lead to PTSD Treatment

Apr 11, 2017 | | Say something

The manipulation of memory with the light could lead to PTSD Treatment ; The optogenetic is a technique that manipulates nerve cells by using light. It was started by Karl Diesseroth at Stanford University. The MIT study using the technique described in the edition of August 28 Nature. The MIT research shows that a neural […more]

“Normal” thyroid function and depression tie

Apr 10, 2017 | | Say something

“Normal” thyroid function and depression tie ; The study by researchers at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, appeared online in February before printing in the journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) of the Endocrine Society. The thyroid functions beyond the regulation of metabolism and can also influence mental health. Research has supported […more]

5 Facts you did not know about depression

Mar 9, 2017 | | Say something

5 Facts you did not know about depression ; Depression is a common emotional disorder that often puts an individual in a prolonged state of anxiety and sadness. This is a mental disorder that affects one physically and emotionally. Depression is much more than any momentary blue and therefore doctors have classified as a disease. […more]

Exercise and diet can prevent Alzheimer

Feb 14, 2017 | | Say something

Exercise and diet can prevent Alzheimer ; The Finnish study geriatric intervention to prevent cognitive decline and disability (FINGER Study) suggested that a healthy lifestyle with exercise and diet can even help in the fight against mental decline, holding significant potential against Alzheimer’s disease. The study was led by Miia Kivipelto of the Karolinska Institute […more]