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Mental health in the workplace

NO workplace is immune to mental health issues – and their impact in psychological, social and economic terms is high. Globally, it was reported that an estimated 264 million people are suffering from depression, one of the leading causes of disability. The cost of...

A Closer Look at Sleep Disorders in Patients With Migraine

Patients with migraine are categorized as having either episodic migraine (EM), in which they have fewer than 15 headache days per month, or chronic migraine (CM), in which they have 15 or more headache days per month for more than 3 months, with migraine features...

Chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness

Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who do not have physical health problems, a US study suggests.  Researchers followed more than 48,000 youth without any...

What is behind the suicides of celebrities? Mental health is

Negative media portrayals which result in the deep-seated stigma prevalent in society is not helping in an understanding of mental health problems. Stigma? What Stigma? In the last few years, the gravity of mental health has been greater felt around the world with the...

Nurses at increased risk of sleep disorders

According to a study published in the journal Sleep, there is a high prevalence and risk of insufficient sleep and symptoms of common sleep disorders among nurses working at medical centres. Researchers have found that nurses are at an increased risk of sleep...

Problems Sleeping? Look to Your Gut

How the bacteria in your gut manipulate your sleep patterns. Your gut is linked to your brain in surprising ways, and you may be losing sleep over it. Research into the gut-brain axis reveals that, amazingly, microbes in your gut can affect your mood – and along with...

Mental health in the workplace

NO workplace is immune to mental health issues – and their impact in psychological, social and economic terms is high. Globally, it was reported that an estimated 264 million people are suffering from depression, one of the leading causes of disability. The cost of...

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Nurses at increased risk of sleep disorders

According to a study published in the journal Sleep, there is a high prevalence and risk of insufficient sleep and symptoms of common sleep disorders among nurses working at medical centres. Researchers have found that nurses are at an increased risk of sleep...

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Problems Sleeping? Look to Your Gut

How the bacteria in your gut manipulate your sleep patterns. Your gut is linked to your brain in surprising ways, and you may be losing sleep over it. Research into the gut-brain axis reveals that, amazingly, microbes in your gut can affect your mood – and along with...

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Tips for sleeping better

Getting enough good-quality sleep is essential for a person's physical and mental health. Some simple sleep hygiene practices and home remedies can help people sleeping better. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that people aged...

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