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Stay in sync with your body clock for better mental health

Keeping to a normal daily rhythm – being active during the day and sleeping at night – can have benefits for mental as well as physical health and well-being.

16 May, 2018

Exercise – what the doctor should order to prevent depression

Exercising for just 20 minutes a day could cut the risk of developing depression by a third, regardless of your age or where you live, according to a new international analysis.

25 April, 2018

Vitamin D improves mental health in women with type-2 diabetes

Recent research suggests that a high weekly dose of vitamin D could improve depression and anxiety among women with type 2 diabetes.

19 March, 2018

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