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Journaling Appears to Improve Altruism

Technology in the form of brain imaging allow researchers to objectively evaluate how our actions affect the brain. A remarkable new imaging study...

Best of Our Blogs: December 15, 2017

All those parties. All those encounters with people you’d rather not share space with.How do you survive without losing your cool?I was buying...

22.7m persons benefit from Lapo-cancer programme in one year

No fewer than 22,709,327 million Nigerians benefited from LAPO Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) project in four states of the federation including...

Ogun improves primary healthcare, set to rehabilitate 57 healthcare centres

In its readiness at improving the quality of life and health service delivery, the Ogun State Government said it will rehabilitate 57 Primary...

Cardiologists canvass for heart failure awareness

Cardiologists are canvassing for more heart failure awareness to help stem the rising incidence of heart failure disease in the country. According to the...

Kwara state permanent secretary pleads for support towards reduction of...

Ayo Yusuf, permanent secretary, Ministry of health in Kwara State has appealed to stakeholders in health sector to support efforts towards reduction of...

Eradicating famale genital mutilation for better reproductive health

Jessica Onyegbula, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Mrs Zainab Shola in her late twenties, will strike you as a happily married woman at first...

The Cost of OCD — And Yes, I’m Talking about Money

If you or a loved one has obsessive-compulsive disorder, then you know how devastating it can be when left untreated. It takes a...

3 Unrealistic and Detrimental Expectations About Marriage

There’s no shortage of unrealistic expectations about marriage. Which we can pick up from our families, from friends, from fairy tales, from television...

Flu-triggered respiratory diseases kill 650,000 each year: WHO

World Health Organisation The World Health Organisation (WHO) said up to 650,000 deaths annually were associated with respiratory diseases from seasonal influenza, a report...

Learn To Master A Skill Successfully With This

The Practicing Mind is a bestselling book written by a piano technician who used to work at a performance venue for guest concert...

High-Altitude Psychosis Seen as Distinct from Altitude Sickness

In a new study of psychotic episodes at extreme altitudes, researchers have determined that high-altitude psychosis is a stand-alone medical illness, rather than...

Can Air Pollution Influence Teen Behavior?

A profound new study links higher levels of air pollution to increased teenage delinquency. Researchers from University of Southern California’s (USC) Keck School...

Home Remedies for Dry Scalp

Many people experience the discomfort of a dry scalp. Do not consider yourself to be a sole sufferer.The scalp contains sebaceous glands that...

Father’s Rejection Can Lead to Teen Anxiety

In a new study, Pennsylvania State University investigators discovered rejection from fathers during adolescence may lead to increases in social anxiety and loneliness...

Can Your Bed Be Your New Favourite Gym Place? Let This...

If you are like most people, not really ready for the day’s challenges when you first get out of bed in the morning....

Podcast: What’s Online Counseling Really Like?

In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales discuss online counseling. Joining them is Haesue Jo of BetterHelp.com, which offers...

Apprehension Over Loss of Control May Fuel Anxiety Disorders

Do you know someone who when leaving their house, always goes back to check to ensure they turned off the gas or propane...

Are You Using Time Differently In The Knowledge Economy?

The saying used to be that “time is money,” with the thinking going that putting in more time will guarantee good results. A...