Protein from ancient ‘vampire fish’ could turn off brain circuits linked to addiction and anxiety

Scientists have found a way to control the human brain using a protein lurking inside a creature known as ‘vampire fish’ that has lived on Earth for hundreds of millions of years. US scientists used a protein from a lamprey, which is an ancient lineage of jawless fish similar to eel, to turn off brain circuits … Read more

Max George praises girlfriend Stacey Giggs for her support amid his depression battle

Max George has spoken of his girlfriend Stacey Giggs’ support amid his battle with depression. The former The Wanted star, 32, made an appearance on Monday’s Good Morning Britain, where he detailed his experiences with mental illness to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. As well as opening up about the physical affects his depression had … Read more

Jarrod Woodgate reveals he’s ‘taking time off work to focus on his mental health’

Jarrod Woodgate reveals he’s ‘taking time off work to focus on his mental health’ after being diagnosed with PTSD, depression, adjustment disorder and anxiety By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 08:59 BST, 11 April 2021 | Updated: 08:59 BST, 11 April 2021 The Bachelorette’s Jarrod Woodgate has revealed he’s taking time off work to … Read more

Surge in ‘pothead’ over-60s trying to kick habit as number receiving NHS treatment nearly doubles

Surge in ‘pothead’ over-60s trying to kick the habit as number receiving NHS treatment for cannabis addiction more than doubles in eight years 1,007 in over 60 age group had NHS treatment for cannabis addiction in 2020 The number has more than doubled in eight years when the number was 450 Experts fear many may … Read more

One in three Covid survivors struck down anxiety, depression or other mental health issue

One in three Covid survivors are diagnosed with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues within six months of recovering from the virus, major study finds Oxford researchers leafed through more than 200,000 Covid patient records Dementia and strokes were more likely in those who had caught the virus They said the virus wasn’t an … Read more

One in three Covid survivors struck down anxiety, depression or other mental health issue

One in three Covid survivors are diagnosed with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues within six months of recovering from the virus, major study finds Oxford researchers leafed through more than 200,000 Covid patient records Dementia and strokes were more likely in those who had caught the virus They said the virus wasn’t an … Read more

Author reveals being ‘stripped and forced medicated’ in psychiatric unit

An author has revealed the trauma of being ‘held down, stripped and forced medicated’ in a psychiatric hospital as she calls for open conversations about mental illness in a thought-provoking memoir. Carla Moore, 30, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, has spoken about her experiences in a psychiatric hospital in an emotional book, Confessions from My Delusional Mind: … Read more

Phil Collins’ ex-wife says she was ‘trapped in a golden cage’ when she stayed with pop star

Phil Collins’ ex-wife has said she felt like she was ‘trapped in a golden cage’ when she was staying with the pop star while he fell into an alcohol-fuelled depression. Orianne Cevey, 47, secretly married her new husband Thomas Bates, 31, in August 2020. In January this year, Orianne moved out of Phil’s Miami mansion with … Read more

Phil Collins’ ex-wife says she was ‘trapped in a golden cage’ when she stayed with pop star

Phil Collins’ ex-wife has said she felt like she was ‘trapped in a golden cage’ when she was staying with the pop star while he fell into an alcohol-fuelled depression. Orianne Cevey, 47, secretly married her new husband Thomas Bates, 31, in August 2020. In January this year, Orianne moved out of Phil’s Miami mansion with … Read more

Family of Capitol hill attack suspect blame blows to head during football for mental illness

The family of a former ‘model student athlete’ accused of killing a police officer outside the Capitol has claimed his mental health issues may have been caused by blows to the head sustained while playing football.  Relatives described Noah Green, who was shot dead after the attack, as ‘not a terrorist by any means’ and … Read more