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Depression ups the risk of type-2 diabetes

Depression and a whole host of metabolic factors can combine to boost the risk of developing diabetes, according to new research

13 April, 2016

Mixed emotions – indecisiveness or emotional depth?

Mixed emotions, which are better tolerated in some cultures than in others, may be a way of helping us function better in groups and see both sides of an issue.

28 January, 2016

More evidence of depression’s link with inflammation

The discovery that those with hard to treat depression also suffer from inflammation could lead to more effective treatments.

8 December, 2015

Bright light treatment benefits major depression

Light therapy isn’t just for those with seasonal depression. New research suggests it can help those with major non-seasonal depression too.

23 November, 2015

Fruit and vegetables protect mind as well as body

Eating a healthy diet – with plenty of fruit, vegetables, legumes, and nuts and low in processed meats – can help preventing the onset of depression.

24 September, 2015

Eat fish to help curb depression risk

An international study has found that Europeans seem to benefit most, in terms of mental health, from a high fish diet.

16 September, 2015

Nature is the best prescription for stressed city dwellers

A new study explores whether urban living is connected to rising levels of mental illness – and whether time in nature could be the cure.

13 August, 2015

Blackcurrants boost brain health

Two varieties of blackcurrant have been found to reduce oxidative stress in the brain and boost cognitive performance and alertness in healthy individuals

29 June, 2015

Fermented foods calm social anxiety

Fermented foods can favorably change the environment in the gut, lowering feelings of self-consciousness, shyness and loneliness, according to US researchers

29 June, 2015

Balanced diet essential for mental health

New research argues that that the future of psychiatry should embrace nutrition as essential to maintaining better mental health and quality of life

16 June, 2015