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Regular bedtimes help lower diabetes risk

Women who get less sleep and have more irregular bedtimes across weekdays and weekends are at higher risk of diabetes and metabolic disease.

2 February, 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

How loneliness makes us sick

Researchers have found that loneliness can alter health at a genetic level, triggering inflammation and lowering immunity.

26 November, 2015

Try mindfulness meditation to reduce pain

New evidence suggests that mindfulness meditation helps control pain by unexpectedly activating extra areas of the brain to help us cope.

23 November, 2015

Burned-out? Your fever could be stress-related

Doctors faced with patients with unexplained fevers may be missing the link between extreme stress and raised body temperature

13 November, 2015

Junk food makes our brains less adaptable

High-fat and high-sugar diets have been shown to alter the balance of bacteria in the gut – with destructive effects on our minds

12 October, 2015

Feeling stressed? Do the dishes!

Mindfully washing dishes calms the mind and decreases stress, a new study shows.

6 October, 2015

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

We are less spiritual at work, study shows

An 18-month US study has found that spiritual awareness fluctuates throughout the day and being at work makes many of us lose sight of our spiritual selves.

24 August, 2015

Stressed, ‘hormonal’ traders may destabilise financial markets

Stressed out market traders may be at the mercy of their hormones – and making bad financial decisions as a result, a new study shows.

30 July, 2015