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Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?

Could a combination of psychedelics and meditation treat depression?

Mixing a specific type of meditation with a well-known hallucinogen may make for a new form of therapy that could aid those with depression, according to a new study. New research suggests that combining meditation and psilocybin may improve symptoms of depression. People often still regard psychedelic psychotherapy as a controversial treatment. However, recent evidence […]

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With Time Change, Use That Extra Hour for Sleep

With Time Change, Use That Extra Hour for Sleep

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) –When the clocks fall back this Sunday, more than 4 in 10 Americans plan to sleep during that extra hour, a new survey finds. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) asked more than 2,000 adults what they plan to do with the extra hour when […]

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Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough Products Recalled

Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough Products Recalled

MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough products have been recalled due to the potential presence of rubber pieces. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The recall covers bars, tubs and tube-shaped chubs with batch codes that begin with 9189 through batch codes that begin with 9295. These recalled […]

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More Reasons Why You Must Manage Your Stress

More Reasons Why You Must Manage Your Stress

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve ever experienced an immobilizing sense of panic when faced with a difficult or threatening situation, you’re not alone. It turns out that the well-documented fight-or-flight instinct for self-preservation isn’t a guaranteed reaction. Research published in the Proceedings of […]

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Marijuana for Mental Health Treatment Ineffective, Analysis Finds

Marijuana for Mental Health Treatment Ineffective, Analysis Finds

By Karina Lichtenstein on 11/04/2019 7:15 PM Latest Mental Health News Source: MedicineNet Health News When people experience depression, anxiety, psychosis, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), many turn to marijuana for relief. But results of a new study suggest cannabis is ineffective for mental health disorders. The systematic review and meta-analysis published in The Lancet […]

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Media Reports on Celeb Suicides Could Trigger Copycats

Media Reports on Celeb Suicides Could Trigger Copycats

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — How the media reports on celebrity suicides may increase the risk for copycats, a new study suggests. But following guidelines on the reporting of these suicides can reduce the risk of others following suit, researchers added. “Suicide needs to be reported on as a […]

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ADHD Rates Doubled Among U.S. Adults Over 10 Years

ADHD Rates Doubled Among U.S. Adults Over 10 Years

Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If the latest statistics are any indication, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no longer an issue for children only. Over a 10-year period, ADHD rates more than doubled among American adults, new research shows. However, the rate among children remains much higher than in adults. […]

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Anti-Vaxxers Find Ways Around States’ ‘Personal Exemption’ Bans

Anti-Vaxxers Find Ways Around States’ ‘Personal Exemption’ Bans

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When parents can no longer get “personal-belief” exemptions from childhood vaccinations, they may get around it by asking for religious exemptions for their kids, a new study finds. Researchers found that after Vermont banned personal-belief exemptions, the number of kindergartners […]