Too much weekly sport seems to be as bad as too little for teen well-being, suggesting there's an inverted U shaped relationship between the two, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Research from Queen Mary University of London reveals positive aspects of working life – such as high levels of control at work, good support from supervisors and colleagues, and feeling cared for – support ...
Don't feel guilty for stuffing Sonic in the Santa sack - video games can be good for your children's mental health.
New research findings from Murdoch University are providing a glimpse into how the people in Perth are feeling about their lives.
Study carried out on ninety-year-olds reveals the benefits of strength training as physical exercise
After doing specific training for 12 weeks, people over the age of 90 improved their strength, power and muscle mass. This was reflected in an increase in their walking speed, a greater capacity to get out of their chairs, ...
Has a movie or TV show ever left you feeling happy or uplifted about your own life? Entertainment media provides a wealth of emotionally evocative content, but relatively little attention has been paid to the subject of media ...
New research has shown that schemes that grant children with a life threatening illness a special wish have a positive impact on their and their family's wellbeing.
Even the most resilient asylum seekers who spend more than six months in detention risk mental illness, new research has found.
(Medical Xpress)—The number of children living in the United States declined slightly, as did the percentage of the U.S. population who are children, according to the federal government's annual statistical report on the ...
Singing could be a cost-effective way to improve the health of people with degenerative lung disease
Ground breaking research, carried out by Canterbury Christ Church University, has found that group singing can improve the health and quality of life of people living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
(Medical Xpress)—Results in a study of Australia's first women-only psychiatry ward at The Alfred have been published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.