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Sorting, cleaning and arranging is not the soul-cleansing remedy that’s widely advertised(Photo Imaging: Parth Garg)

Humour: Delight in disorder

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 04:20 AM IST
It’s time the charmingly messy stood up to the freakishly tidy
The study also indicated that neurological treatments can benefit many patients suffering from these diseases.(Unsplash)
The study also indicated that neurological treatments can benefit many patients suffering from these diseases.(Unsplash)

Sexual-arousal disorder can compromise mental health of individuals

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Boston
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 12:20 PM IST
A study has revealed that persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) can compromise the mental health of an individual and can severely damage relationships with their partners.
Medical experts says practising yoga can help prevent lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart attacks, and mental disorders like schizophrenia.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Medical experts says practising yoga can help prevent lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart attacks, and mental disorders like schizophrenia.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Turn to yoga to curb mental disorders, lifestyle diseases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 04:25 AM IST
The discussion was a part of the ongoing 107th Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru.
The researchers, including those from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), said autoimmune conditions affect the body’s ability to fight viruses, bacteria and infections as they cause a person’s immune cells to attack the body instead.(Shutterstock)
The researchers, including those from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), said autoimmune conditions affect the body’s ability to fight viruses, bacteria and infections as they cause a person’s immune cells to attack the body instead.(Shutterstock)

Why women are susceptible to autoimmune disorders decoded

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 04:18 PM IST
The researchers, including those from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), said autoimmune conditions affect the body’s ability to fight viruses, bacteria and infections as they cause a person’s immune cells to attack the body instead.
Mother’s good health is the key to the baby’s development. A recent study has found that infections in the mother can lead to psychiatric disorders in the baby.(Shutterstock)
Mother’s good health is the key to the baby’s development. A recent study has found that infections in the mother can lead to psychiatric disorders in the baby.(Shutterstock)

Infections during pregnancy linked to psychiatric disorders in baby

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 03:29 PM IST
It has also been observed in both humans and animals that severe infections in the pregnant mother are a risk factor for developing psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders later in the life of the offspring.
Researchers found that the rates of self-reported eating disorders were the highest among transgender people. Heterosexual men had the lowest rates.(Unsplash)
Researchers found that the rates of self-reported eating disorders were the highest among transgender people. Heterosexual men had the lowest rates.(Unsplash)

Individual’s sexual orientation associated with eating disorders, says study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 12:31 PM IST
The findings, published in the ‘Journal of Adolescent Health’, have taken a survey of 289,024 students from 223 US universities.
Mental disorders experienced in adolescence or early adulthood that require hospital care are linked to low income, poor education.(Unsplash)
Mental disorders experienced in adolescence or early adulthood that require hospital care are linked to low income, poor education.(Unsplash)

Serious mental disorder in youth may have lasting impact on employment prospects, says study

Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 07:39 AM IST
Mental disorders experienced in adolescence or early adulthood that require hospital care are linked to low income, poor education, and unemployment over the life span of individuals, suggests a study.
If you feel you are having irrational thoughts or having been feeling low for an extremely long period, seek help by meeting a therapist.(Illustration: Rahul Krishnan)
If you feel you are having irrational thoughts or having been feeling low for an extremely long period, seek help by meeting a therapist.(Illustration: Rahul Krishnan)

The mental health riddle: 3 millennials tell us about living with bipolar disorder, depression

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 10:20 AM IST
In order to get people talking about mental health more openly, we spoke to three individuals who open up about their experiences with depression, bipolar disorder and having to see a therapist.
For the study, the team of researchers reviewed data from over 2,40,000 telephone surveys conducted between 2005 and 2015.(Shutterstock)
For the study, the team of researchers reviewed data from over 2,40,000 telephone surveys conducted between 2005 and 2015.(Shutterstock)

Eating junk food can raise risk of bipolar disorder, depression

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 11:34 AM IST
Junk food is not only harmful for metabolism but also increases the risk of psychological problems such as bipolar disorder and depression, irrespective of personal characteristics such as age, gender, education and marital status.
The studies show that teen girls who manipulated their photos were more concerned with their body appearance, and those with dysmorphic body image seek out social media as a means of validation.(Shutterstock)
The studies show that teen girls who manipulated their photos were more concerned with their body appearance, and those with dysmorphic body image seek out social media as a means of validation.(Shutterstock)

Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 10:41 AM IST
Social media is changing people’s perceptions of beauty worldwide. Apps like Snapchat and Instagram are taking a toll on self-esteem and triggering body dysmorphic disorder, says a new study.
SMA is caused by mutations in the survival motor neuron (SMN) 1 gene, which codes for survival motor neuron protein.(Shutterstock)
SMA is caused by mutations in the survival motor neuron (SMN) 1 gene, which codes for survival motor neuron protein.(Shutterstock)

Children with spinal muscular atrophy should start treatment earlier

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 10:42 AM IST
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that affects motor neurons in the spinal cord, resulting in muscle atrophy and widespread weakness that eventually impairs swallowing and breathing.
In the study published in the journal Science, the team measured the amount of genetic overlap across the disorders using genome-wide association studies.(Shutterstock)
In the study published in the journal Science, the team measured the amount of genetic overlap across the disorders using genome-wide association studies.(Shutterstock)

Psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 03:12 PM IST
The data also indicated strong overlap between anorexia nervosa and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
The scans could give an insight into variations in cognitive ability and personality traits of people.(Shutterstock)
The scans could give an insight into variations in cognitive ability and personality traits of people.(Shutterstock)

Brain scans may help detect psychiatric disorders

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 03:56 PM IST
The brain scans could be used to differentiate between healthy people and those who have brain diseases or disorders.
The 48-year-old had revealed she was first diagnosed with the disorder in 2001, when she was hospitalised for a physical and mental health breakdown.(Reuters)
The 48-year-old had revealed she was first diagnosed with the disorder in 2001, when she was hospitalised for a physical and mental health breakdown.(Reuters)

Mariah Carey opens up about bipolar disorder, says she was diagnosed in 2001

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Popstar Mariah Carey recently opened up for the first time about her battle with bipolar disorder. She recently shared a post thanking fans for the “overwhelming support” she has been receiving from all over.
13-year-old Khalid Muhammad had to spend 12 - 15 hours everyday lying on his bed with blue lights over him.(Anonna Dutt/ HT photo)
13-year-old Khalid Muhammad had to spend 12 - 15 hours everyday lying on his bed with blue lights over him.(Anonna Dutt/ HT photo)

Liver transplant saves life of a teen with a rarest of rare disorder

By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 07:51 PM IST
Crigler Najjar Syndrome, which affects 1 in a million babies, causes perpetual jaundice as the liver does not produce an enzyme that is necessary to break down bilirubin, a yellowish bi-product of body’s natural processes, to an excretable form
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