Women, please take note. If you are in a violent relationship you may be at an increased risk of suffering from mental disorders, suggests a new study.
High school students who take music courses score significantly better in exams than their non-musical peers, says a study.
Mental illness in city dwellers which has emerged as a major problem can be treated to an extent through yoga, say experts.
Fighting the stigma surrounding mental illness can be a battle but a new studio in Portugal's capital Lisbon is using arts and creativity to help those affected in a free and easy environment.
Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has taken a jibe at superstar Salman Khan for his comment not long ago that he could not "afford the luxury to be depressed".
Memory slips with age, but getting a fair amount of sleep every night and having a cheerful mood each day may help you stay sharp even when you grow old, suggests new research.
The United States is the only country in the developed world to see an increase in women dying as a result of childbirth. Nearly 1,000 women die each year of pregnancy-related complications — deaths that could likely have been prevented with timely and proper interventions. This issue is particularly troubling for minority women. For every 10 pregnancy-related deaths of white women, 30-40 African-American women will die from pregnancy-related causes. However, efforts are under way, with broad bipartisan support, to tackle these disparities.
Women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appear to be at an elevated risk of getting cancer than men with the condition, warn researchers.
We wrote of “the national DNA” in a comment article about Nigel Farage’s return from the wilderness, saying that it includes “the presumption … of denying extremists parliamentary seats”. Julian Self wrote to draw my attention to this flagrant breach of my Banned List, the DNA metaphor being one of its prohibited cliches.