According to experts, friends provide great social support systems, protecting people from not only loneliness but also different health issues.
Middle-aged men are more prone to develop inflammation than their female peers after going through breakups or living alone for extended periods.
A report has found the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened young people's mental health, with increasing numbers reporting loneliness and social exclusion.
Researchers have identified social distancing-friendly approaches to addressing loneliness during Covid-19, particularly for the elderly in nursing homes.
The pandemic has turned many aspects of our lives upside-down, and romantic relationships have been no exception.
More than nine million people out of a 65.6 million population say they are always lonely, says British Red Cross. Sports minister Tracey Crouch will take on the new role and develop a strategy for the problem.
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