Mental health

As a young child growing up in Sweden, Lolita Carlerup loved babies . She would stuff a ball down her jumper as a pretend bump and spend hours playing happy families, unaware of the cruel fact that she...

Is your daily prescription raising your depression risk? It’s possible, according to a new study from the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers at the University of Illinois: Chicago...

A woman almost died after catching a deadly flesh-eating bug from cutting her leg on a rusty nail. Colleen O’Connor spent a month in intensive care and was lucky to keep her limb after contracting...

Much like the rest of her family, Kendall Jenner is used to constantly being in the spotlight. But internet fame often comes with a hefty price, including a lack of privacy. And on the last season of Keeping...

One in three Brits are so stressed at work they have checked their emails in the middle of the night, a study has found. Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found 79 per cent struggle to switch off at...

Disruption to the body clock caused by irregular hours could put workers at risk of severe depression and other mood disorders. Scientists at the University of Glasgow looked at the circadian rhythms of...

Pulling a Kanye might improve your workflow. The rapper’s controversial tweets have raised eyebrows lately — but he did make the right moves in retreating to Jackson Hole, Wyoming last week to finish...

Between 1976 and 1986, Joseph James DeAngelo committed multiple crimes including rapes, murders, and burglaries throughout Northern California. Now, years later, the man dubbed the “Golden State Killer”...

From job search stress to first date jitters, anxiety is a normal part of life. But when does anxiety become less of an occasional feeling, and more of a cause for concern? If anxiety is a constant in...

Robin Williams struggled to remember his lines. This was unusual for the hyperverbal, Oscar-winning actor, and it hit him hard in Vancouver in 2014 during the filming of “Night at the Museum: Secret...

Six years later, he tracked down personal trainer Neil Laybourn via social media and the two became friends. Now they use their compelling story to encourage openness about mental health issues. Last...

If things had gone according to the plan, 25-year-old Jade would now be working in the fashion industry. It was her dream since she was little, and she pursued it determinedly for many years, studying...

As part of end of life care, professionals often talk about palliative care, but it doesn’t have to mean someone is dying. People who are in their last months or years of their life are given support...