Drug News (Medindia)

Phone Data Helps Forecast Relapses in Schizophrenia

How smartphone data can predict patients' own self-assessments of schizophrenia as well as changes in their behavior patterns in the 30 days leading to a relapse is evaluated in new study.

Watching Nature on TV can Promote Wellbeing

Watching high-quality nature programs on TV can uplift people's moods, decrease negative emotions, and help mitigate the kind of boredom linked to being isolated indoors, reports a new study.

Eating Disorders Linked to Body Dysmorphia

People with eating disorders are twelve times more likely to have body dysmorphic disorder, a mental condition characterized by an obsession with perceived imperfections in appearance, reports a new study.

Empathy can Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Empathy for vulnerable people in risk groups can motivate people to combat the COVID-19 pandemic actively, finds a new study.

Better Sleep can Improve Mindfulness the Next Day

Sleep health can dictate the success of practicing mindfulness, reports a new study. Getting an extra 29 minutes of sleep every night can be the key to improving mindfulness, a vital resource that provides benefits for daily well-being and work performance.

No Link Between Age and COVID-19 Susceptibility

Susceptibility to COVID-19 is independent of age, while the occurrence of symptomatic coronavirus, severity, and mortality is likely dependent on age, revealed researchers.