Raise Mental Health Awareness By Drawings Disorders as Monsters

By |September 4th, 2015|

Toby Allen is a London based illustrator, he has this amazing idea to draw Mental Health disorders as monsters in order to raise Mental Health Awareness, there is a series of 16 illustrations from depression and borderline personality Disorder to anxiety and schizophrenia. We show you only two here and suggest you to go to […]

What are the foods that are making you depressed ?

By |June 9th, 2015|

Are These Foods Making You DEPRESSED?

Are you aware there is something “mainstream” doctors and health organizations AREN'T telling you about melancholy? It is their dirty little secret. They love to talk about prescription pills and “magic bullet” solutions. And why wouldn't they? That's how they make BILLIONS of dollars a year…

However they're a lot less […]

Cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii linked to mental illness, schizophrenia

By |June 8th, 2015|

Everyone loves cuddling with kittens. But there can be a little-known danger lurking behind that furry little face and that innocent-sounding meow: a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).

T. gondii is the most common parasite in developed nations, according to Schizophrenia Bulletin. The cat-taken parasite can infect any warm blooded species, and the Centers for […]

Children's sleep and mental health are related

By |May 7th, 2015|

Toddlers who take a long time to fall asleep or wake up many times during the night have put many a desperate mom and dad to the test. Tired parents are often told that night waking is part of toddlerhood, and that it will soon pass on its own, but this is not the case […]

State Highlights: Pence Signs Ind. Needle-Exchange Bill, Measure To Protect Health Professionals From Liability As Volunteers

By |May 6th, 2015|

May 6 2015
full issue

State Highlights: Pence Signs Ind. Needle-Exchange Bill, Measure To Protect Health Professionals From Liability As Volunteers
News outlets examine health care issues in Indiana, California, Nevada, Colorado and New York,
The Associated Press: Pence Signs Needle-Exchange Bill As HIV Outbreak Cases Grow
Indiana communities facing an HIV epidemic tied to intravenous drug use will have […]

Comprehensive Swedish research study reveals impact of family and neighborhood on mental health

By |May 6th, 2015|

A team of researchers from Sweden and the United States have examined the potential role of the family environment and neighborhood factors on mental health outcomes in a new study published in Journal of Psychiatric Research.
The study includes highly detailed data on over 500,000 children in Sweden and covers a timespan of more than a […]

Brain scans confirm 'fuzzy thinking' as symptom of depression and bipolar disorder

By |May 5th, 2015|

The common symptom of “fuzzy thinking” reported among people with depression or bipolar disorder has been confirmed for the first time in a large study of brain scans. The finding also adds to growing evidence that these mood disorders exist as points on a spectrum, rather than being “completely separate” conditions.In the study, women with […]

How can hip-hop help the mentally ill?

By |May 4th, 2015|

The co-founders of Hip-Hop Psych, a new UK-based initiative tackling mental health issues through the music of hip-hop, have penned an article for Lancet Psychiatry assessing how mental health issues are addressed in the lyrics of rap megastar Kendrick Lamar.Kendrick Lamar has had a sensational effect not only within hip-hop but on the global music […]

Mentally challenging work could protect the mind in old age

By |May 3rd, 2015|

Mentally challenging work may, at times, feel draining and tough, yet professionals whose jobs involve a variety of challenging work tasks may be better protected from memory and cognitive decline in old age than others, according to a new study.Challenging work involving public speaking and strategy development could benefit long-term cognitive health.
The research, published in […]

Research Roundup: Testing Before Eye Surgery; Health Law Coverage Gains; End-Of-Life Talks

By |May 1st, 2015|

May 1 2015
full issue

Research Roundup: Testing Before Eye Surgery; Health Law Coverage Gains; End-Of-Life Talks
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.
The New England Journal of Medicine: Preoperative Medical Testing In Medicare Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
Cataract surgery is the most common elective surgery among Medicare beneficiaries, with 1.7 million […]