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Pictures don’t lie! Instagram feeds may help diagnose depression
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Someone who is depressed has a particular way of doing things, and this may be reflected in the photographs they post to their social media accounts. Now, a team of researchers has found a way to use these posts to identify people with depression. According to a recent study published in the EPJ Data Science […]

“It’s something that I have, it’s not who I am,” Demi Lovato on being labeled as bipolar
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In 2011, after a history of self-harm and drug abuse, the “Here We Go Again” singer Demi Lovato entered rehab where she was diagnosed with bipolar depression, the depressive state of bipolar disorder (BD). Since then, the 24-year-old has been quite outspoken about how she handles the mental illness and is proudly living with it. […]

Eating Vegemite and yeast-based spreads can make you happier, says study
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“We’re happy little Vegemites, as bright as bright can be; We all enjoy our Vegemite for breakfast, lunch, and tea; We all adore our Vegemite, it puts a rose in every cheek.” Though common, jingles like these had no scientific evidence backing them. However, some researchers, from the Victoria University, took it upon themselves to […]

You can’t always sing away the blues: Mental health crisis in the music industry
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Following the recent suicide of Chester Charles Bennington of Linkin Park, and Chris Cornell, lead vocalist of the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, many in the music industry have come forward to openly discuss the mental health issues afflicting artists as well as other people. Bennington knew his demons well and openly talked about his […]

National Happiness Happens Day: Tips to be happy and productive at work
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Work plays a crucial role in people’s life. Some people are able to follow their passion and make a career out of it while others choose to work for money and to reach the top of the corporate ladder. However, no matter what the motivation to work, productivity issues can affect anyone. Though work productivity […]

Researchers attempt to identify genes influencing depression and bipolar disorder
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Researchers at an at-home DNA-testing company, 23andMe are attempting to find out the role that genetics play in influencing attention and visual perception of those suffering from depression and bipolar disorder (BD). The company is recruiting 25,000 people in the U.S. with the goal of building upon the company’s previous findings of how genetics are […]

Anthony Scaramucci’s ‘Paranoid Schizophrenia’ comment derogatory for those with mental illness
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Following an explosive interview with a New Yorker journalist on July 26, 2017, Anthony Scaramucci, the now ex-communications director of the Trump administration, was fired on Monday, July 31, 2017. Unhappy over the alleged leak of a dinner that he attended at the White House, Mr. Scaramucci threatened to fire the entire White House communications […]

Microdosing: The new trend
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People believe that microdosing, a technique that involves administering minute quantities of any psychedelic drug, every few days, helps them perform better. Though different drugs can be micro-dosed upon, one psychedelic drug that has caught the fancy of people across the U.S. is lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). People have reported enhanced creativity, a more productive […]

Probiotics may help deal with anxiety and depression, says study
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Often called the helpful bacteria, probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts, considered good for one’s digestive health. While research has discovered a bi-directional connection between our central nervous system (CNS) and our gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and it is a well-established fact that probiotics have therapeutic effects on many GI disorders, not much has been done […]

I shook hands with death: Lamar Odom on his near-death experience after cocaine overdose
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As an NBA player, Lamar Odom has seen so much and got whatever he wanted in his life. But he certainly didn’t want to see his death so closely, thanks to his drug habits which saw him in coma for four days as he battled for life. The former Los Angeles Laker poured his heart […]