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Tips For Coping With Depression While Traveling

( - According to a recent University of Phoenix® survey, 39 percent of respondents say they have personally experienced depression.

Dec 6, 2017 - 11:51:37 AM

Combinations of Certain Personality Traits May Guard Against Depression and Anxiety

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. – Though high levels of neuroticism put people at risk for depression and anxiety, if those same individuals are also highly extraverted and conscientious....

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:58:16 AM

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Probiotics Studies Widening, from Skincare to Depression Treatments

( - Bacteria's reputation has been undergoing a slow and steady shift. Over the last 10 years, researchers are beginning to discover the role that probiotics plays in enhancing one's health.

Nov 20, 2017 - 4:56:39 PM

Depressed with a Chronic Disease? Consider Alternative Therapies

( - DALLAS – Nov. 6, 2017 – Scientists are finding more evidence that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren’t effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease

Nov 6, 2017 - 3:09:39 PM

Disaster Makes People with Depression Less Healthy

( - HOUSTON – (Oct. 23, 2017) – People who exhibit even a few depressive symptoms before a major life stressor, such as a disaster, may experience an increase in inflammation --

Oct 23, 2017 - 1:50:12 PM

Indoor Tanning Dependency Common in Young Women, Especially In Those With Depression

-- A survey of young, white women who have used indoor tanning at least once in the past year showed that more than one in five of them have signs of being addicted to the high dose of ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds.

Oct 19, 2017 - 10:31:02 AM

Seniors Benefit From Depression Treatment as Much as Younger Patients Do

( - LOS ANGELES (Sept. 25, 2017) —  A new Cedars-Sinai study reveals that older adults being treated for depression experience comparable improvements in quality of life and functioning as do younger adults treated for the same condition.

Sep 25, 2017 - 9:42:10 AM

Sleep Deprivation is an Effective Anti-depressant for Nearly Half of Depressed Patients

( - PHILADELPHIA – Sleep deprivation – typically administered in controlled, inpatient settings – rapidly reduces symptoms of depression in roughly half of depression patients

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:53:31 AM

Depression Treatment May Be Improving

( - In a new study published in the journal Cell Reports, researchers associated with the Tulane Brain Institute say they have moved a step closer to improving treatment for chronic depression.

Sep 8, 2017 - 11:51:24 AM

Is Your Teen Depressed?

( - Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities.

Aug 23, 2017 - 12:14:02 PM

When You’re Blue, So Are Your Instagram Photos

( - When you're feeling blue, your photos turn bluer too. And more gray and dark as well, with fewer faces shown.

Aug 8, 2017 - 12:56:57 PM

New Study of Brain Circuits Finds Key Links to Symptoms of Depression

( - University of California San Diego scientists have linked specific wiring in the brain to distinct behavioral symptoms of depression.

Jul 18, 2017 - 11:02:31 AM

Medicaid Beneficiaries with Depression Incur Increased ER Visits and Longer Hospital Stays

( - ATLANTA—Xu Ji, doctoral candidate at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, is lead author on a paper published in Medical Care, that demonstrates the negative impact breaks in Medicaid coverage can have on populations suffering from severe depression.

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:52:23 AM

Why Ketamine Helps Depression

( - DALLAS – June 21, 2017 – UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine’s rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments....

Jun 21, 2017 - 3:48:25 PM

Battling the Terrible Toll of Depression by 'Rewiring' the Brain

( - Los Angeles – As the number of people suffering from depression rises, doctors are looking for new, more targeted ways to treat it.

Jun 13, 2017 - 9:08:52 AM

Treating Depression with Software: Technology from Mount Sinai Steps into the Digital Healthcare Universe

( - A treatment for depression using Emotional Faces Memory Task (EFMT), a technology originally developed by two Mount Sinai researchers

Jun 5, 2017 - 10:11:47 AM

Depression in Men

( - While men are less likely than women to develop depression, they are also less likely to recognize the condition and seek help for it.

May 23, 2017 - 10:11:08 AM

Recognizing Depression

( - In Jamie Cvengros's experience, people with depression often avoid talking about depression.

May 23, 2017 - 10:04:40 AM

One in Five Patients in Eye Clinics Have Depression

( - Baltimore, Maryland – A survey of adult participants seen in an urban eye hospital revealed that one-in-five study participants had clinically significant depressive symptoms.

May 9, 2017 - 10:38:40 AM

Study Reverses Thinking on Genetic Links to Stress, Depression

( - New research findings often garner great attention. But when other scientists follow up and fail to replicate the findings? Not so much.

Apr 4, 2017 - 11:53:59 AM

Blood Test Unlocks New Frontier in Treating Depression

( - DALLAS – March 29, 2017 – Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression

Mar 29, 2017 - 12:37:50 PM

Probiotic in Yogurt Can Reverse Depression Symptoms

( - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 7, 2017 – Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have reversed depression symptoms in mice by feeding them Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-cultures yogurt.

Mar 7, 2017 - 11:40:08 AM

The Role of Spirituality in Treating Postpartum Depression in Mothers of Color

( - Churches and other faith-based communities are an untapped resource that health-care providers should consider when suggesting treatment options for African-American and Latina mothers....

Dec 6, 2016 - 9:48:53 AM

Why Am I Feeling Depressed?—5 Sources You Might Have Missed

( - Have you been feeling down of late and can't pinpoint the cause? Or perhaps someone you love has fallen into depression, and you want to figure out why?

Nov 24, 2016 - 3:14:51 PM

Work Productivity is Key Factor in Assessing Recovery of Depressed Patients

( - DALLAS - Aug. 15, 2016 - While medications can quickly reduce depressive symptoms....

Aug 15, 2016 - 2:15:44 PM

Correcting Metabolic Deficiencies May Improve Depression Symptoms

( - PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12, 2016 – Identifying and treating metabolic deficiencies in patients with treatment-resistant depression can improve symptoms

Aug 12, 2016 - 8:35:57 AM

Altered Purine Metabolism Linked to Depression

( - People suffering from major depressive disorder may have altered purine metabolism, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital.

May 17, 2016 - 8:12:13 AM

Know the Signs of Depression

( - In Jamie Cvengros's experience, people with depression often avoid talking about depression.

May 11, 2016 - 3:52:02 PM

Postpartum Depression Among Women of Color

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Health care providers and human service agencies often manage postpartum depression with formal mental health treatments and antidepressant therapies

May 4, 2016 - 3:01:19 PM

Social Media Use Associated With Depression Among U.S. Young Adults

( - PITTSBURGH, March 22, 2016 - The more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Mar 22, 2016 - 9:40:24 AM

If You Treat a Parent’s Depression, Will Their Child’s Asthma Improve?

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Studies have shown that children with asthma are at higher risk for depression.

Mar 10, 2016 - 2:52:28 PM

The Elusive Blood Test for Depression

( - In the 30 years since Prozac first hit the U.S. market, antidepressants have revolutionized modern treatments for major depressive disorder, while screening for depression has remained largely unchanged.

Mar 2, 2016 - 12:20:12 PM

Post-Super Bowl Blues?

( - While Denver Broncos fans may be continuing to celebrate the team's Super Bowl victory, the irritability and indecisiveness felt by many fans at the end of the professional football season can be a healthy reminder that sudden change can pose emotional challenges.

Feb 9, 2016 - 9:45:26 AM

Delivering Mothers From Depression

( - Within the first 48 hours of giving birth in the Rush Family Birth Center, nearly every new mother receives a screening for symptoms of severe depression.

Feb 2, 2016 - 1:29:29 PM

Inflammation Can Fan the Flames of Depression

( - HOUSTON - (Dec. 17, 2015) - Chronic inflammation in the bloodstream can "fan the flames" of depression, much like throwing gasoline on a fire

Dec 17, 2015 - 12:57:32 PM

Mother's Age at Birth Affects Depression in Daughters

( - WASHINGTON -- The daughters, but not the sons, of women who give birth at age 30 or older are more likely to experience symptoms of depression as young adults

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:12:42 PM

Resilience-based Interventions Could Curb Depression in LGBT Youths

( - COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2015) - Previous research has found lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths are four times more likely to commit suicide compared to their straight peers.

Nov 7, 2015 - 8:32:35 AM

Does Caffeine Make Depression Worse?

( - There's no clear link between caffeine intake and depression. However....

Oct 17, 2015 - 11:59:06 AM

Depression Runs in the Family, but it May be Preventable

( An estimated 16 percent of people in the U.S. will experience depression at some point in their lives.

Sep 30, 2015 - 8:36:38 AM

Two-Drug Combo Helps Older Adults with Hard-to-Treat Depression

( - Newswise - More than half of older adults with clinical depression don't get better when treated with an antidepressant.

Sep 28, 2015 - 10:46:06 AM

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