Trump’s self-destructive diet: Psychiatrist says unhealthy food choices may affect his mental health

President Donald Trump’s well-documented eating habits are far from what a nutritionist would deem ideal. The most powerful man in the world often skips breakfast. When he does eat the most important meal of the day, he opts for bacon, McDonald’s Egg McMuffins or “made in the USA” cereals high in sugar. When Trump visits McDonald’s for lunch or dinner, […]

Students can now take ‘mental health days’ thanks to this new law in Oregon

Oregon will allow students to take ‘mental health days’ just as they would take sick days. (Image: seemescotland.org) Oregon will allow students to take ‘mental health days’ just as they would take sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is […]

Too much dietary fat in the brain may impact mental health

People with obesity are often likely to develop depression as well, but the mechanisms at play are still unclear. New research in mice may now explain what happens in the brains of individuals who have a high-fat diet. How might a high-fat diet impact mental health? Many studies — including one that Medical News Today covered in November last […]

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, will be monitored from home

LOS ANGELES: Pop icon Britney Spears has reportedly left the psychiatric facility where she had been seeking treatment for mental health. The 37-year-old singer had checked herself into a 30-day programme in March in the midst of her father Jamie Spears’ ongoing health issues. According to E News, after checking out of the facility, Spears was picked up by […]

NHS England to expand jobs scheme for mental health patients

Under the scheme, people will receive advice from employment specialists. Picture posed by models. Photograph: Rafal Rodzoch/Caiaimage/Getty Images Thousands more people in England with mental health problems are to receive support finding a job, it has been announced. A scheme aimed at helping patients who wish to return to work will be rolled out to […]