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Family carers of people with schizophrenia are a hidden workforce at breaking point Approximately three out of four (72%) carers of those living with schizophrenia, are mainly (34%) or solely (38%) responsible for caring, placing a huge emotional and physical burden on them...
Medical News Today | Oct 13, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Newly discovered brain cells explain a prosocial effect of oxytocin Oxytocin, the body's natural love potion, helps couples fall in love, makes mothers bond with their babies, and encourages teams to work together.
Medical News Today | Oct 13, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Creativity is not improved through cannabis use, claims study Researchers from Leiden University in the Netherlands say that contrary to popular belief, smoking cannabis - particularly in high doses - does not improve creativity.
Medical News Today | Oct 12, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seniors suffering from insomnia may have a problem with sleep quality, not duration Reports of insomnia are common among the elderly, but a new study finds that sleep problems may stem from the quality of rest and other health concerns more than the overall amount of sleep that...
Medical News Today | Oct 11, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are near-death experiences real? New study investigates In the world's largest study of mental awareness during resuscitation, researchers find evidence that near-death experiences could be real.
Medical News Today | Oct 11, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Schizophrenia: shattering the stigma For this year's World Mental Health Day, the theme is 'Living with Schizophrenia.' In line with this campaign, we investigate the stigma attached to the disorder.
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First ever NHS waiting time standards for mental health announced The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has today announced that treatment for mental health conditions will be brought into line with other NHS services with the introduction of the first ever...
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trying to fool a kindergartner? Not so fast From the words for colours to how to tie a shoelace, kids have lots to learn - and for the most part, they depend on others to teach it to them.
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Older people in deprived areas in Ireland face problems of poor brain health People who live in disadvantaged areas have a greater risk of developing cognitive dysfunction than people in better off areas, a study by Professor Helene McNulty and colleagues at the University...
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual or physical abuse Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as children who are physically or sexually abused, yet psychological abuse is rarely...
Medical News Today | Oct 10, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend