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Depressed people may be low in arginine

People suffering with major depressive disorder may have inflammation that reduces their ability to absorb the amino acid arginine, according to Finnish scientists.

6 March, 2018

Which foods boost your mood? It depends on how old you are

Your mood can be linked the food you eat – and keeping your moods on an even keel may mean changing your diet to match your age.

16 January, 2018

Fake it til you make it – how the placebo effect can mend broken hearts too

Sophisticated brain imagining suggests that doing anything that you believe will help you feel better can significantly increase your chances of getting over a broken heart.

28 April, 2017

Have a berry blast to boost mood, improve memory

The antioxidant flavonoids in blueberries have wide beneficial actions that include influencing the neurotransmitters involved in the regulation of mood and improving blood flow to the brain.

13 March, 2017

Cocoa and coffee blend improves attention

Brewing up a blend of cocoa and coffee may help you concentrate better – an leave you less jittery – according to new research.

6 March, 2017

Dietary approach to major depression shows promise

In a new study, people with major depression who followed a strict diet, emphasising wholefoods foods and optimum nutrition, experienced significant improvement in depressive symptoms.

10 February, 2017

Acupuncture an effective choice for chronic pain, depression

New evidence shows that acupuncture can be a cost-effective and beneficial treatment option for many types of chronic pain, and for depression.

1 February, 2017

Maitake mushrooms – a natural alternative for depression?

Bio-active compounds found in the maitake mushroom may delay or prevent the onset of neurological conditions like depression, according to new research

30 January, 2017

Add curcumin for major depressive disorder

A new analysis reveals that curcumin, an active component of turmeric, could help alleviate the symptoms of major depressive disorder.

27 October, 2016

How sadness changes our perception of colour

Does the world seem grey? Are you feeling blue? New research suggests that sadness may actually affect the way we perceive certain colours.

4 September, 2015