Taking the oral contraceptive pill may not be good for your mental health. A recent  randomized study of 340 Swedish women showed that use of oral contraceptives adversely affected quality of life — including mood and energy level — compared with a placebo. (Tech Times)

Another reason to put down your can of diet Soda. Higher consumption of artificially sweetened soft drinks was associated with an increased risk of both stroke and dementia in an analysis of more than 4,000 participants in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring cohort.

Video games are not always bad. A new study has shown that these games may help treat or prevent PTSD. The researches uses Tetris. Another new study indicates that playing video games for a limited amount of time each week may provide benefits to children, but too much can be detrimental.

Neither study was able to  answer the age old philosophical question – X box or playstation.