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Genetic proneness to illnesses may contribute to self-reported tiredness and low energy

Genetic proneness to illnesses may contribute to self-reported tiredness and low energy

New project provides blueprint for addressing mental health needs of children in homeless families

New project provides blueprint for addressing mental health needs of children in homeless families

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Study reports on health of American women deployed to Vietnam for military or civilian service

Study reports on health of American women deployed to Vietnam for military or civilian service

Low birth weight babies more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, research finds

Low birth weight babies more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, research finds

New study provides insights into health and aging of LGBT older adults

New study provides insights into health and aging of LGBT older adults

High-pressure culture of sports could increase risk of substance addiction among athletes, study finds

High-pressure culture of sports could increase risk of substance addiction among athletes, study finds

Older adults living in poor and violent neighborhoods at increased risk for depression, study finds

Older adults living in poor and violent neighborhoods at increased risk for depression, study finds

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Researchers receive $2.9 million grant to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk

Researchers receive $2.9 million grant to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk

Body dysmorphic disorder may be ‘under-diagnosed’ by cosmetic professionals, study suggests

Body dysmorphic disorder may be ‘under-diagnosed’ by cosmetic professionals, study suggests

Rewards can be effective treatment for alcohol abuse in people with mental illness

Rewards can be effective treatment for alcohol abuse in people with mental illness

Research reveals impact of human-animal bond on mental health and well-being

Research reveals impact of human-animal bond on mental health and well-being

New research focuses on side effects of internet-based therapy

New research focuses on side effects of internet-based therapy

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

New research rules out sitting as direct cause of diabetes

New research rules out sitting as direct cause of diabetes

WHO's new guidance aims to improve chances of survival for cancer patients

WHO's new guidance aims to improve chances of survival for cancer patients

Sleep helps recalibrate brain cells responsible for learning and memory, mice study shows

Sleep helps recalibrate brain cells responsible for learning and memory, mice study shows

Study finds impaired secretion of stress hormone in healthy Indigenous young adults

Study finds impaired secretion of stress hormone in healthy Indigenous young adults

People with autism see interests as possible fields of study and career paths

People with autism see interests as possible fields of study and career paths