Accurate diagnosis of mental health problems makes a huge difference to the quality of sufferers’ lives. But assumptions about cause and effect can hamper access to effective, early treat...
Research suggests that teenagers are suffering from an epidemic of sleep deprivation, so how much shut-eye should they be getting a night?
They’re the engines of the global economy and home to more than half the world’s population. But city life can differ greatly from one metropolis to another.
Results from a recent study show that individuals who express their 'non-visible stigmas' at work tend to be happier.
Loneliness has been described by experts as a disease that can increase the risk of a range of physical and psychological disorders.
Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) rewards us when we hear a piece of music we like - and new research suggests the area of the brain that's responsible for ASMR isn't lost to Al...
A growing body of research suggests living near green space has significant mental health benefits. Now a new study finds that children who grow up in greener surroundings are less likely...
A new study has shown that how deeply we sleep impacts our brain's ability to wash away waste and toxic proteins.
The Danish are some of the happiest people on the planet. The word 'pyt' might be why.
Therapeutic wood wandering began in Japan in 1982, known as shinrin yoku, or “forest bathing”. The country now has 62 therapeutic woods, attracting 5 million visitors per year.
Tracking someone’s emotional changes in real time using a smartphone could improve treatment for depression, new research suggests.
From royalty to rock stars, business leaders and politicians, everyone is talking about mental health. But we need actions as well as words, which is why the Wellcome Trust has announced ...
The giant mirrors installed on the hillside above Rjukan shine light down into the town during the winter months.
A study has found that the consumption of fruit and vegetables is linked to an enhanced quality of life over a five-year time frame.
Universities offer endless opportunities for socializing, many researchers are facing loneliness and isolation, according to a UK study.