Brain & Nervous System
The brain is the center of the nervous system. It is located in the head, usually close to the primary sensory organs for such senses as vision, hearing, balance, taste, and smell. The nervous system is an organ system containing a network of specialized cells called neurons that coordinate the actions of an animal and transmit signals between different parts of its body.
National survey on mental health disorders in India
Mental health continues to be treated almost like an afterthought. There is a severe shortage of mental health professionals and facilities in India...
Bangalore > India
Fear of no cellphone: 9 out of 10 suffering from 'nomophobia'
Nine out of every 10 people aged under 30 admit to suffering the new age phenomenon of 'nomophobia'...
Melbourne > Australia
Probiotic yogurt may change brain function
Eating probiotic yogurt can not only alter your gut bacteria for the better, it may also change your brain function...
Los Angeles > USA
Aerobic exercise may protect brain from alcohol damage
Aerobic exercise known to slow cognitive decline, may also prevent or repair damage to the brain caused by alcohol...
SAN DIEGO > USA
Mental health link to spirituality
Being spiritual may give life deeper meaning but it can also mess up your mind...
Dublin > Ireland
Arty teens may become more depressed
Teens involved in activities such as music, drama and painting after school may become more depressed or sadder than peers who are not so inclined, says a new study...
Boston > USA
Excessive workload as bad as joblessness
Having a demanding job can be just as bad for a person's mental health as being unemployed...
Melbourne > Australia
Pen down and ‘throw away’ negative thoughts to get rid of them
If you want to get rid of negative thoughts, simply pen them down, rip them up and toss them in the trash...
Washington D.C. > USA
Now, shoes to track lost Alzheimer’s patients
Shoes fitted with an in-built tracking device to locate Alzheimer's patients have gone on sale in the UK...
London > United Kingdom
Wanted: A cure for depression
Why are you depressed?” Nothing can irritate a self-absorbed depressed soul more than this question...
New Delhi > India