Godzilla has entertained many people for decades since it was first introduced in 1954. But is it really just for entertainment, or is there something deeper to this iconic monster?
Feature | Culture June 1, 2019
New research linked participation in team sports to a decreased likelihood of anxiety and depression among teens who have childhood trauma. However, those who have adverse childhood experiences are less likely to have access to sports.
Public Health May 29, 2019
A meta-analysis of several studies showed that eating well and taking probiotics may help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety. The study highlighted the importance of regulating gut bacteria to positively impact anxiety levels.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 27, 2019
A scientific study suggested that a person's profile photo and images posted on Twitter could indicate depression and anxiety. The study used artificial intelligence and specific algorithms to flag certain users with such mental illnesses.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2019
A psychologist said that parents who accommodate their children's anxiety might be doing more harm than good. Instead of comforting them, parents should allow their children to cope with anxiety on their own.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 16, 2019
A Scottish woman felt no pain or fear several surgeries later due to a previously unknown gene mutation. Researchers said the FAAH-OUT gene was responsible for regulating pain signals, mood, and memory.
Biotech March 30, 2019
Patients with anxiety and depression are more likely to have major illnesses such as a heart condition, high blood pressure, or stroke compared to those who do not. Mental health conditions should be considered predictors of major illnesses by health care professionals.
Public Health December 19, 2018
People who drink to ease anxiety in public are likely to experience ‘hangxiety.’ Researchers found that anxiety levels significantly increase during a hangover for very shy people.
Public Health December 10, 2018
A new study identified the chemical that makes the smell of lavender calming. The researchers hope that their findings will pave the way for the use of lavender as treatment for anxiety.
Healthy Living/Wellness October 24, 2018
A new study found that global warming might create new and worsened cases of mental illnesses in the United States. The changing climate and the frequency of natural disaster will further cause distress to Americans.
Earth/Environment October 10, 2018
A study found a link between a woman's experience of sexual harassment and sexual assault to the risk of hypertension, depression, and anxiety. The report came in the wake of the #MeToo movement that rocked Hollywood in the past year.
Public Health October 4, 2018
A San Francisco doctor has been suspended after mocking a patient’s anxiety attack in the emergency room. The doctor also referred to the patient and his father, who are African-American, as ‘you people.’
Public Health June 18, 2018
Actress Busy Philipps stated that she works out seven days a week to help deal with her anxiety. Since the recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, more celebrities have opened up about their mental health.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2018
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps opened up about his struggles with depression and anxiety in a recent interview. The swimmer previously revealed that he contemplated suicide after his second drunk driving arrest in 2014.
Public Health May 24, 2018
An APA survey concluded that Americans are more anxious today than they were last year. The poll showed that paying bills causes the greatest anxiety, while baby boomers are the most anxious compared to other generations.
Public Health May 8, 2018
A research team at Washington State University conducted a study to find whether several doses of cannabis could reduce anxiety and depression. The strains that were used for the study were tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018
Cannabinoids that include CBD and THC feature anti-inflammatory properties that can help resolve skin conditions and relieve pain. One woman explained that the plant helped clear up her Rosacea.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2018
A study has shown that stress is a potent indicative factor of adults being depressed or children having ADHD. This data explains one of the possible causes of the increasing purchase of mental health prescription drugs.
Public Health April 9, 2018
Kindness and compassion can work wonders in helping cancer patients recover faster and reduce pain. A study published in the Journal of Oncology Practice suggested six basic acts of kindness that have positive impacts on patients and caregivers.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2018
A study claims that it’s better to take breaks from social media than quitting entirely. Quitting Facebook, as it turns out, only makes you want to use it days after being away from the service.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2018
Feeling stressed out from school, work, or family life? This wearable device promises to help relieve anxiety, ADHD, autism, and stress among men and women. Here's everything you need to know.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2018
Every year, almost 18.8 million men and women suffer from depression in the United States. A new study has found that eating grapes can drastically improve symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 13, 2018
Sylvia A. Rubio, a 38-year-old from Radium Springs, New Mexico, gave her 13-year-old daughter marijuana gummies to help her reduce symptoms of anxiety. She was charged with child abuse and distributing marijuana to a minor.
Viral February 11, 2018
Marijuana can cause multiple health problems, including damage to the lungs, memory loss, and fast heart rate. However, after the use of marijuana, some people may experience anxiety and panic attacks while others may not.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 5, 2018
Can't fall asleep at night? People with insomnia have a hard time falling asleep at night. A sleep expert shares reasons you can't fall asleep at night.
Neuroscience February 5, 2018
A new study revealed that the number of dog bite incidents in the United Kingdom might be much higher than official estimates. This is because dogs are more likely to bite emotionally unstable people, who will not report such incidents.
Public Health February 4, 2018
Current treatments for anxiety disorders have their drawbacks. The discovery of anxiety cells in the hippocampus of the brain could pave way for new drugs that can better address the most common mental illness in the United States.
Neuroscience February 3, 2018
New treatment alternatives could be developed as scientists make a groundbreaking discovery. They did not only find anxiety cells in the brain, but also a way to control their activity.
Neuroscience February 2, 2018
A new study has suggested that anxiety could be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease. Observing patients for risk factors could help in the early treatment of the disease.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 15, 2018
Researchers discovered that smartphone addiction may lead to chemical imbalances in the brain, resulting in anxiety and depression, among others. For people who do not think therapy is for them, here are some things to try to cure smartphone addiction.
Medicine December 4, 2017
Researchers have found that expressive writing may help offload worries and stress, and help an individual perform tasks more efficiently. The research provides the first neural evidence for James Pennebaker's 1986 research.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 16, 2017
Researchers found that close high school friendships directly predict mental health improvements in young adulthood. Having high-quality friendships at 15 years old predict less social anxiety and fewer signs of depression.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 25, 2017
Fidget spinners have small metal parts that pose choking hazards to children. What do experts say about the benefits of these toys to kids with ADHD and anxiety?
Public Health June 19, 2017
Depression and anxiety are taking their toll on Americans, as more and more people struggle with psychological distress. Find out what the most common symptoms of PD are, what triggers this mental health disorder, and how to combat it.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2017
A new study has found that deep breathing is crucial to combat depression and anxiety. However, the research was conducted on mice and a study of the same on humans is on its way.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 31, 2017
Nearly half a million U.S. doctors could not be wrong, as they warned that climate change causes more harm to public health. According to the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, climate change is making Americans sicker.
Public Health March 16, 2017
Researchers have found that watching birds near your home can be good for your mental health. Results were consistent whether subjects lived in urban or suburban neighborhoods.
Public Health February 27, 2017
According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, both Democrats and Republicans are stressed out over politics in the country. They reported anxiety over politics and where the nation is heading to.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017
Bad dog? Research has shown that the dog and its owner could mirror each other's traits, which means that canine with neurotic tendencies are likely to behave according to what they see in their owners.
Animals February 15, 2017
Depression affects the lives of millions of Americans each year. NeuroQore, a startup company, hopes to treat the disorder with the help of magnetic pulses.
Medicine February 12, 2017
Findings from new research offered insight into how the brain prrocesses meaning when people use drugs like LSD. According to the study, specific receptors and neuro-chemicals in the brain are responsible for such changes.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 28, 2017
Working with 89 patients of anxiety disorder, researchers have found that those who took mindfulness meditation training sharply reduced their stress hormone and inflammatory responses to stressful situations. This emerges as another evidence of the benefits of meditation training on different conditions.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 25, 2017
Positive relationships seems to flourish in the states of Mississippi, Utah, and Wisconsin, according to one study. Other states, however, fall behind as the worst places for lovers.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2017
Two research papers published recently have asserted that terminally ill cancer patients facing depression and pain can gain immense relief from the use of psilocybin — an active ingredient present in psychedelic or magic mushrooms.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2016
According to researchers, hypochondriacs, or the 'worried well,' are at high risk of developing heart disease. Their perpetual state of worry elevates anxiety levels, a known risk factor for heart disease.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 4, 2016
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