Ritalin calms hyperactive children and prescriptions are soaring – but experts warn of serious side-effects and it"s even being linked to suicide

Ritalin calms hyperactive children and prescriptions are soaring – but experts warn of serious side-effects and it's even being linked to suicide | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 7 May 2012 When the school holidays arrive, Andrea Antunes makes sure her son Ruben, ten, has a break — not just from classwork, but from the Ritalin pills he takes each day.

Acne antibiotic could alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia

Cheap acne antibiotic could alleviate symptoms of schizophreniaLink was discovered after man suffering from paranoia was also treated with antibiotics for pneumoniaNational Institute for Health Research starts 1.9m study next month A cheap antibiotic usually used to treat acne could alleviate the symptoms of schizophrenia, international studies have found.

Once dismissed as pretentious but now brain scans prove Eastern philosophies can be effective in treating mental illness

Once dismissed as pretentious but now brain scans prove Eastern philosophies can be effective in treating mental illness Meditation is sitting around trying to think about nothing and letting out the occasional ‘ommmm’.