US scientists discover link between brain activity, mood disorders

6 days ago
US scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have found a new pattern of brain activity that may help develop new therapies in the future to treat mood disorders like depression. Most human brain research on mood disorders has ... ...

Brain marker behind aggression in some toddlers identified

2 months ago
Read more about Brain marker behind aggression in some toddlers identified on Business Standard. If your toddler gets implusive often while playing with other kids, do not give him or her a rough look as scientists now report a brain marker that is associated with aggression in some children. ... ...

What generates pessimistic mood?

3 months ago
Read more about What generates pessimistic mood? on Business Standard. Scientists have identified a brain region that could generate pessimistic moods in disorders such as anxiety or depression that leads people to focus more on the possible downside than the potential benefit in a stressful situation. ... ...

Substance abuse likely to reduce lifespan in teens

3 months ago
Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, a recent study has found. The study also suggests that while drug and alcohol use among adolescents draws more attention,  ... ...

India vs England: Not just onpitch performance, Kohli's team must ace battle of wills to lift the trophy

4 months ago
The fate of the IndiaEngland Test series for the coveted Pataudi trophy will depend a lot on how India’s batting shapes up and how England’s bowlers use the alien conditions created by this summer’s unprecedented heat. It will also depend on which team faces up to psychological pressures better. ... ...

Psychological stress could cause blindness

5 months ago
Read more about Psychological stress could cause blindness on Business Standard. Did you know! Psychological stress can also cause vision loss, finds a study."There is clear evidence of a psychosomatic component to vision loss, as stress is an important cause ? not just a consequence ? of progressive vision loss resulting from ... ...

Video gaming addictive like crack: WHO

5 months ago
Read more about Video gaming addictive like crack: WHO on Business Standard. Video gaming can be addictive in the same way as cocaine or gambling, the World Health Organisation said today in a much anticipated update of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD11)."After consulting with experts across the world, ... ...

World Sleep Day: Meditate your way to sound sleep

8 months ago
Read more about World Sleep Day: Meditate your way to sound sleep on Business Standard. A significant proportion of the adult population suffers from sleep problems, and many of them potentially having chronic insomnia.A growing body of medical evidence links inadequate sleep with anger, anxiety, and sadness.A study on the impact of ... ...

Anti Social Personality Disorder: The rebel within

8 months ago
Read more about Anti Social Personality Disorder: The rebel within on Business Standard. Aditya (name changed) was a charismatic and well dressed, 32 year old male who was brought to Psychiatry OPD by his parents due to a recent brawl with his wife which had led to a case of domestic violence.The young man seemed initially upset about ... ...

Brain training may help prevent dyslexia

8 months ago
Read more about Brain training may help prevent dyslexia on Business Standard. Effective activities could be used to train the brain to prevent future disorders such as dyslexia, scientists say.Over the years, several studies have shown that the the brain is able to naturally adjust the frequency of its waves with the ... ...

Anxiety may help remember things: study

9 months ago
Read more about Anxiety may help remember things: study on Business Standard. Manageable levels of anxiety can actually help you remember more details of an event, a study claims.The study of 80 undergraduate students also found that when anxiety levels got too high or descended into fear, it could lead to the colouring of ... ...

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