Home > Mental health > Brain > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Brain structure may predict risky financial behaviour The structure of people's brains may reveal how likely they are to take risks involving money. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains 10 reasons why you can't concentrate Struggling to focus? Can’t remember where you put your keys? We look at 10 possible causes for mental fuzziness . Some brain functions don't decline with age New research has found that people's spatial attention skills don't seem to decline as they grow older. Meditation can improve sports performance Mindfulness meditation, which focuses on the present moment to clear the mind, is a topic that is currently being studied in sports performance. Schizophrenics more likely to develop dementia Schizophrenics have double the risk of getting dementia compared to non-schizophrenic patients, but are less likely to get cancer. Music may increase left brain activity Improved blood flow to left side of the brain can be observed after just a half hour of musical training. Surgery not the answer for brain abnormality No treatment and the use of medications to control seizures is the better approach for patients with unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations. “ Latest comment on Health24 Annette says... whatever happened to steel cages with bars and giving them nothing but bread and water?? What it's like in a South African prison ” Bilingualism helps protect the ageing brain The positive effects of bilingualism are seen whether people learn new languages as children or adults, researchers have found. Bigger brain aneurysms not more likely to burst A study found that the size of a brain aneurysm had little effect on its risk for rupture, particularly among men. Playing football in hot weather may up concussion risk Playing football during hot and humid weather might lead to a 'perfect storm' of risk factors that boost the chances of concussion. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Vote for 2014 Hill's Pet Slimmer of the Year Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know.