Health

People with conservative views are reacting more strongly to the current Ebola scare than those with a more liberal outlook, an expert
Three and four-year-olds cannot refuse high-energy treats, even if they are still full up after a recent meal, according to a new study.
Young people who act as a carer in their household are likely to experience chronic emotional stress, a new study has found.
The Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology takes place at the Holiday Inn London Regent's Park Hotel on 28 November 2014. Its title is ‘The added value of clinical neuropsychology’.
Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupational Psychology The Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) will be launching their policy report, ‘Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupati
People tend to drink more alcohol on days when they are more physically active, according to a new study.
The sustainability of the NHS is being put at risk by the rising obesity problem in England, according to a leading healthcare official.
Young people who play violent video games on a regular basis are particularly susceptible to depression, a new study has revealed. Research by the University of
People who are trying to moderate their food intake are more likely to be drawn to images of food than those who are not, according to a study presented at the British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology's annual conference this we
A new way of presenting research findings is proving popular at the annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Healt
A mobile phone app designed to support new mothers who are having problems breastfeeding is in development.
A new phone app developed to help new mothers who want to breastfeed but have problems doing so is one of the papers being presented at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Health Psychology annual conference taking place from Wednesday 10 to Friday 12 September in York.
At the British Science Festival today, a team of researchers, led by Professor Marc Jones from Staffordshire University, is explaining why natural environments may have a positive effects on our health and well-being.
Save the date! The Division of Health Psychology are pleased to announce the date and location of their 2015 annual conference.
British Muslim women who wear the hijab could benefit from a more positive body image than those who do not, according to research published in the British Journal of Psy
The extent to which environmental factors influence how people subconsciously select a partner has been highlighted as part of a new study.
As many as three-quarters of cancer patients with depression are not receiving treatment for their mental health problems, despite research that suggests an integrated treatment programme could improve their quality of life, according to new
Livening up sparse office environments with plants could make employees happier and businesses more profitable, according to a new study from Cardiff University.
Older people could improve their cognitive functions if they regularly engage in hatha yoga, according to a new study.
Regularly eating fruit and vegetables may help people feel engaged and that their life is purposeful and meaningful, a study from the British Journal of H
Obese and overweight people are at a higher risk of acquiring 10 of the most common cancers. Roughly 12,000 cancer cases per year can be blamed on obesity says a study published in The Lancet.
A group of MPs has called for bottles of beer, wines and spirits to carry health warnings to alert people of the risks associated with excessive drinking.
Factors that cause women to experience stress can lead to them putting on weight, a study has found.
Telling children of the benefits of healthy food might not be the best way to get them to eat it, a study has indicated.
Short term, lack of sleep scrambles our mental functioning. Long term, the health consequences can be dire. What's stopping us from getting enough?
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