Loneliness is like a disease — and what's worse, it's contagious.
Being seriously ill for too long can cause people to lose their will to fight.
Bill Golden survived more than 20 years in the Army and another 30 in law enforcement. He fell sick with colon cancer, and at 86, he has an artificial hip and arthritis in his knees.
A high-fat, high-sugar diet could have the same effect on brain chemistry as mood-altering drugs, giving scientific support to the craving for “comfort food”, Australian researchers said Tuesday.
Beaten or sexually abused children are more likely to show accelerated ageing of cells later in life, a condition linked to higher rates of cancer and heart disease, according to a study released Friday.
Nearly 40 percent of Taiwan's young people have no goals and over 60 percent of them have thought of committing suicide, according to the results of a survey released yesterday.
The Department of Health (DOH) unveiled Saturday a plan that would make it compulsory for mental patients to receive treatment at community-level facilities for their illnesses.
Being the boss might mean more money and challenging work, but it can also take a toll on physical and mental well-being, according to a Canadian study.
Nearly 20 percent of Taiwan's people have thought of committing suicide during their lifetimes, and about one-sixth of them have actually tried to kill themselves, a survey showed yesterday.
Older people who hold temporary or part-time jobs after retirement enjoy better physical and mental health than those who stop working entirely, according to a U.S. study released on Tuesday.