Latest News

Losing weight won't necessarily make you happy, researchers say

Weight loss significantly improves physical health but effects on mental health are less straightforward, finds new research. In a study of 1,979 overweight and obese adults in the UK, people who lost 5 percent or more of their initial body weight over four years showed significant changes in markers of physical health, but were more likely to report depressed mood than those who stayed within 5 percent of their original weight.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Suicide Prevention Requires Access to Effective, Evidence-Based Treatment

  • Sibling bullying linked to later depression, self-harm

  • Neurobiological basis for key symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder found by brain imaging research

  • Single dose of antidepressant changes the brain

  • Smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior

  • Scientists discover 'dimmer switch' for mood disorders

  • First blood test to diagnose depression in adults

  • Benefits, risks of yoga found for bipolar disorder

  • Sport, physical activity help against depression

  • Mindfulness protects adults' health from the impacts of childhood adversity

  •