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Mental health matters: Tweaking brain circuits may fight depression

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The number of people suffering from depression rose from 8-20% over the past decade. Yet, there are still myths and stigma around mental health issues. Now, in a ray of hope for people suffering from social withdrawal and helplessness behaviour, scientists from the University of California San Diego have linked specific wiring in… Read more »

The best mental strategies to power through pain

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YOUR QUADS SCREAM as you power uphill during a Tough Mudder. Your traps quiver in the last minute of today’s AMRAP. You deadlift to the point of passing out. And, let’s face it: If you’re not at least mildly uncomfortable during your workout, well, why’d you bother showing up? Pain is impossible… Read more »

Mental health, rather than physical, determines well being in old age, finds study

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A positive frame of mind, it seems, is even more important than the right diet. New European research suggests that psychosocial factors such as anxiety and depression may have an even larger impact on well-being in later life than physical health. The study, carried out by researchers from the Helmholtz… Read more »