News tagged with wellbeing
Women with unintended pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression at twelve months postpartum, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research published in the journal Psychological Science has found that people living in urban areas with more green space tend to report greater wellbeing than city dwellers that don't have parks, gardens, or other green ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 21, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts debate the issue on BMJ website today.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from the University of Leeds have found that the protein called prion helps our brains to absorb zinc, which is believed to be crucial to our ability to learn and the wellbeing of our memory.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Presented last week at the British Science Festival, a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists will examine if the consumption of fish oil combined with weight training exercises could help protect ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
The midlife wellbeing of both men and women seems to depend on having a wide circle of friends whom they see regularly, finds research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Swiss hospital announced Friday that it has lifted a moratorium on religiously-motivated circumcisions imposed in July in the wake of a court ruling in neighbouring Germany.
Other Aug 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (3) | 2
Anyone who trains character strengths increases their sense of well-being, a large-scale study conducted by a team of psychologists from the University of Zurich has concluded. It proved for the first time that this kind ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers from the Macmillan Survivorship Research Group (MSRG), at the University of Southampton, have developed the first study of its kind looking at the experiences and needs of people after primary treatment of colorectal ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University of Reading have designed a new tool which could significantly aid research and management of an incurable brain disease affecting thousands of people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People resist medical screening, or don't call back for the results, because they don't want to know they're sick or at risk for a disease. But many illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS and cancer, have a far a better prognosis if ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study has found that processes that control heart rate play an important role in the quality of life experienced by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study, which was published in the journal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children who are overweight or obese are more likely to be victimised by bullying when compared to children who are not overweight.
Health Jul 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Whether you are a twentysomething, Gen Xer or Baby Boomer, the older crew has an edge on you, according to new research.
Health Jul 04, 2011 | 3.9 / 5 (9) | 5