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The mind and body are intimately linked, which is why there needs to be a change in the way post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is treated, say Australian researchers.
Panic attacks can be unpredictable and debilitating. Associate Professor Vijaya Manicavasagar shares nine tips to understand this frightening experience.
As grandparents, you aren’t immune to dealing with children suffering from ADHD and any support you can lend to your own children is invaluable. Dr Emma Sciberras explains some simple psychological strategies to show parents and grandparents and other teachers and carers how to support children and teens with ADHD to ensure they thrive. Hyperactivity, impulsivity and difficulty concentrating …
Those dizzy spells felt when standing up too quickly have been linked to cognitive decline and dementia later in life.
A drug used to treat diabetes has the potential to help sufferers of a rare and devastating Parkinson’s-like degenerative brain disease.
A study by Indiana University researchers has identified 24 compounds — including caffeine — with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia.
When it comes to retirement, people all around the world are experiencing retirement according to a research report from Malvern, Penn.-based investment management giant Vanguard Inc. This is what retirees in four countries think about retirement in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.
Catnap, kip, snooze, siesta; whatever you call naps, there is no doubt these once frowned-upon short sleeps are gaining acceptance. The increase in popularity is not surprising, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US finding around a third of American adults do not get the recommended seven hours sleep each night. …