Suicide spike in Japan linked to coronavirus pandemic; Prevention measures must be implemented immediately, experts warn

Experts in Japan are blaming the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) for an increase in the number of suicides in the country in August. The August surge was driven by an increasing number of women and school-aged children taking their lives. The alarming figures suggest that the fallout from the pandemic is harming the mental health of certain … Continue reading Suicide spike in Japan linked to coronavirus pandemic; Prevention measures must be implemented immediately, experts warn

An invisible danger: Coronavirus pandemic a threat to the mental health of Americans

The Wuhan coronavirus continues to be one for the books, much like the anthrax attacks of 2001 or the financial crisis of 2008. However, these earlier crises that rocked the country were isolated, with one a national security crisis while the other was a financial crisis. These events were more limited in scope than this … Continue reading An invisible danger: Coronavirus pandemic a threat to the mental health of Americans

Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find

Arthritis, diabetes, cancer, inflammation… the list of conditions that curcumin can help with is pretty impressive, with many common physical ailments benefiting to some degree from the compound found in turmeric. However, curcumin really puts the “super” in “superfood” by not just enhancing physical health but mental health as well – and we can now … Continue reading Happier and healthier: Curcumin-rich turmeric can help ease depression and anxiety, researchers find

Turn up your happiness dial with these simple tips: From sleeping more to eating chocolate, easy ways you can be happy NOW

Being happy isn’t always easy. Just like all other emotions, happiness can come and go at any given moment. But making it come to you is a whole lot easier than it seems. There are many ways to boost your happiness, and these are some of the ones that you can indulge in every day. … Continue reading Turn up your happiness dial with these simple tips: From sleeping more to eating chocolate, easy ways you can be happy NOW

Mild dehydration can have serious effects on health

According to two new studies from University of Connecticut's Human Performance Laboratory, even mild dehydration can have a significant impact on a person's mood, energy levels and mental performance. Water levels determine how good we feel Test results show no difference between taking a 40 minute walk or sitting at a desk. Lawrence E. Armstrong, … Continue reading Mild dehydration can have serious effects on health