Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

Studies in patients have shown that depression is linked to changes in how the person processes information particularly emotional information. (Representative photo by iStock / Getty Images Plus) Facing adversities in early life may put people at the risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder, a study has found. The … Read more Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

New therapy may treat vitiligo within weeks

In some societies, individuals with vitiligo, and even their family members, are shunned and excluded from arranged marriages. (Photo: Getty/Thinkstock Images) Scientists have developed a therapy that may help permanently treat vitiligo — a disease that causes the loss of skin colour in blotches — within a few weeks. In many parts of the world … Read more New therapy may treat vitiligo within weeks

Unhealthy Lifestyle May Up The Risk Of Diabetes; Diet Tips To Stay Healthy

According to a study published in The BMJ, night shifts clubbed with an unhealthy lifestyle can put you at particularly high risk of type-2 diabetes. It is well established that unhealthy lifestyle behaviour like smoking, a poor diet and little exercise, and being overweight or obese increase the risk of type-2 diabetes. Shift work, especially … Read more Unhealthy Lifestyle May Up The Risk Of Diabetes; Diet Tips To Stay Healthy

Say cheese! Facebook, Instagram photos may help in diagnosing depression

Your Facebook or Instagram photos could tell if you are depressed, thanks to scientists who have developed a new computer programme that could diagnose depression from social media posts better than doctors. The programme could identify depressed people correctly 70 % of the time. In comparison, previous research has shown that doctors can make a … Read more Say cheese! Facebook, Instagram photos may help in diagnosing depression