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How can we overcome loneliness?
How can we overcome loneliness?

Loneliness can be defined in a number of ways, but most specialists agree that it is an undesirable and hurtful emotion, and can impact both physical and mental wellbeing.

Pandemic measures had a strong impact on mental and physical health
Pandemic measures had a strong impact on mental and physical health

A new study has shown significant increases in sedentary behaviour, a reduction in physical activity levels, and an increase in anxiety and weight gain throughout the COVID-19 lockdown measures implemented earlier this year. The results were particularly significant in people with obesity.

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to depression in adults
Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to depression in adults

A new study has found an association between vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency and an increased risk of developing new-onset depression in middle-aged adults. In addition, vitamin D deficiency may also predict sustained symptoms in people who already have depression.

Green tea and coffee lower risk of death in people with type 2 diabetes
Green tea and coffee lower risk of death in people with type 2 diabetes

New research suggests that drinking lots of coffee and green tea correlates with a lower risk of death from any cause among people with type 2 diabetes.

New research could help millions who suffer from ringing in the ears
New research could help millions who suffer from "ringing in the ears"

In the largest clinical trial of its kind, researchers show that combining sound and electrical stimulation of the tongue can significantly reduce tinnitus, commonly described as “ringing in the ears.” They also found that therapeutic effects can be sustained for up to 12 months post-treatment.

Why are men so negatively impacted by depression?
Why are men so negatively impacted by depression?

Anxiety, worry and depression are natural responses to the coronavirus pandemic and all of the problems that accompany it. Paul Ingram, an assistant professor of counseling psychology in Texas Tech University’s Department of Psychological Sciences, said the impact on men might be more serious than for women because of how men deal with mental health.

Can you help? Volunteers needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial
Can you help? Volunteers needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial

Can you help? Volunteers needed for COVID-19 detection dog trial

Potential link found between red meat consumption and women’s mental health
Potential link found between red meat consumption and women’s mental health

Although there have been multiple previous studies showing that red meat consumption is beneficial to health, teams of scientists across Iran and Canada set out to examine the effect of red meat consumption on depression, anxiety, and psychological distress in Tehrani women.

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