Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) has written a proposal to repeal Obamacare, a program under the Department of Health and Human Services, which he would head. Here are things to consider for his next hearing.
It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too. Here's why.
An active sex life can promote love and togetherness, drive creativity and build better health.
Critics have portrayed ECT as a form of medical abuse. Yet many psychiatrists, and more importantly, patients, consider it to be safe and effective. Few medical treatments have such disparate images.
Using sensors on smartphones and smartwatches can shed light on patients' symptoms of depression, even identifying ones they didn't notice or share with counselors.
Finding a balance between providing information on public figures like James Hird and minimising harm often is a delicate pickle for journalists.
Exposure to nature plays a positive role in brain development by providing children with opportunities to take risks, discover new things, and be creative.
Many of us don’t treat alcohol with the respect the drug demands.
Seawater has been used to treat skin problems, sinuses and mental health issues for centuries. And the evidence largely stacks up.
Alcohol contributes to close to 90,000 deaths a year. Because repeated binge drinking damages the brain, it's hard to know when we've developed a problem. Here are some things to consider.
Recent Queensland reforms – due to take effect in March 2017 – do not include legislative safeguards for a certain group of people with mental illness.
The long term financial consequences of the pay gap are clear; but could there also been impacts on health?
New research suggests 400 people have died from suspected suicide within 48 hours of leaving police detention in the last seven years.
About a quarter of medical students show symptoms of depression, and one in ten report suicidal thoughts.
Because educating young people about mental health and well-being is no simple task
Regardless of how they are consumed, alcohol and other drugs eventually make their way into the brain via the bloodstream. Once there, they affect how messages are sent through the brain.
Depression after pregnancy has been studied for a while, but less attention has been paid to depression during pregnancy, which occurs in one in 10 women. Here are some reasons it should be treated.
How we use our smartphone can say a lot about our behaviour. But can such tech be trusted to track our mental health?
When workers don't have leave and are in temporary employment, new research suggests they are likely to use small acts of deviant behaviour to find satisfaction in work.
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks is all part of a big night out, according to new research.