A new study reports positive social support from adult children can help reduce the risk of developing dementia for older people.
Children who regularly consume fruits and vegetables have better mental well-being than their peers who do not consume fresh fruit and vegetables. Those who eat five or more servings of fruits and veggies a day have a better overall mental well-being score, researchers report.
A new study will investigate the effects of exercise and eating a Mediterranean style diet has on the development of dementia, and whether a change in lifestyle has neuroprotective properties. Researchers are looking for volunteers between 55 and 74 years of age to participate in the study.
A new study looks at the effect of digital detox on travelers. Initially, people experience anxiety, frustration, and symptom of withdrawal from technology while traveling. As their trip progresses, people experience more enjoyment and feelings of liberation after spending extended time away from the digital world.
Despite common claims that increasing omega-3 consumption will protect against, or reverse, anxiety and depression, researchers report the supplements have little positive effect on mental health.
The proportion of those aged 65 and older prescribed antidepressants has more than doubled over two decades, from 4.2% in the 90s to 10.7% in twenty years later. However, the prevalence of depression among the age group has dropped since the 90s from 7.9% to 6.8%.
Studies reveal there is no demonstrable value in people taking omega 3 oil supplements for the prevention or treatment of cancer. Findings reveal there may be a slightly increased risk of men developing prostate cancer following long-term omega 3 consumption.