Insomnia Linked To What You Are Probably Doing Right Now

It almost doubled the amount of times that people awoke during the night. The blue light emitted by screens damages the length and quality of sleep, new research finds. Screens that emit redder light, though, do not damage sleep in…

Very Popular Drink Linked To Brain Damage

The drink was linked to shrinkage in the hippocampus, an area critical for memory and other mental functions. Even moderate levels of alcohol consumption are linked to long-term brain damage and declines in mental skills, new research finds. Moderate alcohol…

Why Smart People Are Prone To Mental Illness

The risk of mental illness is up to 4 times higher in those with a high IQ. Why? Highly intelligent people are at increased risk of mental illness, according to new research. This is because the brains of intelligent people…

Autism Explained: Simple New Theory Links Confusing Array of Symptoms

New theory may explain the complex set of symptoms seen in autism. People with autism often display a complex and confusing range of symptoms, including hypersensitivity to sound, problems interacting with others and repetitive behaviours. Scientist have long wondered what…