The organisms living in your gut microbiome can influence your mental and physical health. Researchers have developed a way to better test for those biological effects.
Employers have a duty to address work stressors and make adjustments for workers with long-term illnesses.
Oral contraceptives modify the menstrual cycle. What’s less well known is that they also reach the brain, particularly the regions important for regulating emotions.
Stress affected many people’s productivity during the pandemic, with homeworkers and the self-employed (in particular women) experiencing the worst effects.
A medical anthropologist explores claims about the health benefits of sound baths and how to choose the one to attend.
Neighbourhood features may have helped youth cope with the mental health impact of pandemic restrictions. Parks didn’t play much of a role but food amenities and the suburbs did.
Supportive relationships, economic stability and exercise are among the building blocks that develop resilience.
The holidays can disrupt healthy lifestyle habits, like nutrition and exercise routines. Here’s how to enjoy the season without derailing your physical or mental health.
People who hold higher levels of hope will be less likely to experience symptoms of depression. Shared hopes are also important for expectations of national and international futures.
It’s important to identify the root causes of your stress and to find the coping mechanisms that work best for you.
Can a trip to a museum help cure mental dullness? Here’s what the science has to say.
Climate change is seeing more of us with mental health problems and harmful substance use. So we need to start planning now.
Government departments, civil society groups and the private sector should pool resources and work together in a co-ordinated manner to prevent violent crime.
Blood isn’t sterile, and analyzing the bacteria in it could help assess the health of fish and prevent the collapse of their populations.
A journalism professor discovers that some of the best lessons for future journalists can be taught on a pool table.
Working in the office might promote creativity and team building but for some employees the post-COVID return to work has led to heightened stress levels.
Climate change is causing higher levels of stress in fish, and the resulting hormonal imbalances are fundamentally altering entire populations.
A recent study from Sweden found people with a history of chronic stress or depression had a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
We’ve had an early start to the bushfire season and there’s more to come. No wonder spring isn’t always a celebration.
Could community gardening emerge as an effective method for addressing climate anxiety?