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Depression, MCI Combo Dramatically Accelerates Brain Aging
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.08.15]
Older adults with both depression and mild cognitive impairment may have biomarkers signifying an increased risk for accelerated brain aging, which could lead to dementia.
Medscape Medical News

When Depression Becomes Deadly
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2014.08.13]
Title: When Depression Becomes Deadly
Category: Health News
Created: 8/13/2014 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.13]
Title: Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
Category: Health News
Created: 8/12/2014 1:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Depression in young adolescence can be prevented by physical fitness
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.11]
Physically fit sixth-graders - especially girls - are less likely to report feeling depressed when they reach seventh grade, according to a study presented at the American Psychological Association's...

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.08]
Title: Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls
Category: Health News
Created: 8/7/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Aggressive behaviour increases adolescent drinking, depression doesn't
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a recent study completed in Finland.

Newsroom journalists at increased risk of PTSD and depression from images of extreme violence
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.08.07]
Journalists working with images of extreme violence submitted to newsrooms by the public are at increased risk of adverse psychological consequences, including post-traumatic stress disorder.

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.07]
Title: Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better
Category: Health News
Created: 8/6/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Treatment likely affected by phases of clinical depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
Research led by the University of Adelaide has resulted in new insights into clinical depression that demonstrate there cannot be a "one-size-fits-all" approach to treating the disease.

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Specialty [2014.08.05]
Title: Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.05]
Title: Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too
Category: Health News
Created: 8/4/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Depression in early childhood can persist into adolescence
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.08.02]
Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows.

In patients using drugs to prevent breast cancer recurrence, acupuncture helps cut fatigue, anxiety and depression
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Use of electroacupuncture (EA) - a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles - produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and...

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2014.07.31]
Title: Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
Category: Health News
Created: 7/30/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Severe pain during and post delivery linked to postpartum depression
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery may reduce the risk of postpartum depression, writes Katherine Wisner, M.D.

Low field magnetic stimulation may be an effective treatment for depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Brain stimulation treatments, like electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are often effective for the treatment of depression.

Doctors achieve performance improvement in management of depression
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.07.23]
A performance improvement initiative for physicians can significantly increase their use of evidence-based practices in screening for and treating depression, in the July Journal of Psychiatric...

Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2014.07.18]
Title: Depression Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 7/1/2010 1:54:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/18/2014 4:31:47 PM

Eating disorders and depression in athletes: does one lead to the other?
Source: Sports Medicine / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2014.07.16]
Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health.

Dysfunctional synapses can lead to autism, epilepsy, substance abuse and depression.
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
In the brains of all vertebrates, information is transmitted through synapses, a mechanism that allows an electric or chemical signal to be passed from one brain cell to another.

Prostate cancer with depression leads to later diagnosis, less effective therapies
Source: Prostate / Prostate Cancer News From Medical News Today [2014.07.14]
Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate...

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Source: MedicineNet Prostate Cancer Specialty [2014.07.14]
Title: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 7/11/2014 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

OncoBriefs: Depression and Mortality, RCC, Head and Neck (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.07.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Clinically depressed prostate cancer patients received definitive treatment less often and had worse survival as compared with patients without depression, data from a large cohort showed.

Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression.

Unprecedented 3-D view of important brain receptor has implications for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, schizophrenia, depression
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
New details on the NMDA receptor could aid development of drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression, other neurological disordersResearchers with Oregon Health & Science University's Vollum...

Stress system and cortisol levels play role in bipolar disorder related depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.06.20]
Depression is almost twice as common, and poor quality of life almost five times as common, in people with bipolar disorder who have elevated or low levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood.

Menopause and Depression
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes Specialty [2014.06.04]
Title: Menopause and Depression
Category: Ask The Experts
Created: 12/5/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Postpartum Depression
Source: MedicineNet Breastfeeding Specialty [2014.04.30]
Title: Postpartum Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

Holiday Depression and Stress
Source: MedicineNet Gonorrhea In Women Specialty [2014.04.29]
Title: Holiday Depression and Stress
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 11/8/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

Could depression be treated with botox?
Source: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery News From Medical News Today [2014.04.03]
New study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research reports that patients injected with onabotulinumtoxin A ("Botox") demonstrated substantial improvement in their depressive...

Depression Overview Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Types, Tests & Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Holiday Depression And Stress Specialty [2014.02.24]
Title: Depression Overview Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Types, Tests & Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/19/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Winter Depression May Be Less Common Than Believed
Source: MedicineNet Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Specialty [2013.09.09]
Title: Winter Depression May Be Less Common Than Believed
Category: Health News
Created: 9/7/2013 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

Depression in Children
Source: MedicineNet Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Specialty [2013.06.25]
Title: Depression in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

Teen Depression
Source: MedicineNet nefazodone Specialty [2013.05.31]
Title: Teen Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/31/2013 12:00:00 AM

Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Ganglion Specialty [2012.11.15]
Title: Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 11/14/2012 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2012 12:00:00 AM

Obesity, Depression Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Source: MedicineNet modafinil Specialty [2012.06.14]
Title: Obesity, Depression Linked to Daytime Sleepiness
Category: Health News
Created: 6/14/2012 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012 12:00:00 AM

Depression in the Elderly
Source: MedicineNet Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Specialty [2012.05.17]
Title: Depression in the Elderly
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/17/2012 12:00:00 AM

Study Explains How Shock Therapy Might Ease Severe Depression
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2012.03.20]
Title: Study Explains How Shock Therapy Might Ease Severe Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 3/19/2012 6:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2012 12:00:00 AM

Role of Seroquel in treating bipolar depression confirmed
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Seroquel achieved a statistically significant reduction in levels of bipolar depression when compared with placebo.

Social support more protective against major depression for women
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
American Journal of Psychiatry article describes social support and risk for major depression in opposite-sex twins.

Non-tenure track faculty prone to stress due to job insecurity
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.08.08]
Non-tenure-track academics experience stress, anxiety, and depression due to their insecure job situation, according to the first survey of its kind published in the open-access journal Frontiers in...

Brain's threat response predicted by small DNA modifications
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
The tiny addition of a chemical mark atop a gene that is well known for its involvement in clinical depression and posttraumatic stress disorder can affect the way a person's brain responds to...

Discovery of potential new predictor of stress-related illnesses
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.06]
Scientists studying depression in teens have discovered that subtle changes in a gene can predict how the brain reacts to stress, which can cause such health issues as depression, post-traumatic...

Postpartum mood swings correlated with high monoamine oxidase
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.08.04]
Many women suffer from baby blues after giving birth. Some even develop full-blown postpartum depression in the weeks that follow.

Caregivers of dementia sufferers benefit from telephone support program
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.08.01]
Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that a support program administered entirely by telephone can significantly reduce depression and other symptoms in informal caregivers, such as family or...

Exercising helps depressed smokers quit
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.07.25]
People diagnosed with depression need to step out for a cigarette twice as often as smokers who are not dealing with a mood disorder.

Peer-led intervention helps mothers of children with autism
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress, depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities, according to new findings released in the...

A new cause of mental disease?
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.07.24]
Astrocytes, the cells that make the background of the brain and support neurons, might be behind mental disorders such as depression and schizophrenia, according to new research by a Portuguese...

Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 selected highlights
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.07.17]
START therapy reduces anxiety and depression in dementia carersA new study presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 shows that eight sessions of psychological...

Caregivers of terminal cancer patients achieve emotional management of end-of-life treatment and decisions when aided by support team
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.07.09]
Many caregivers of terminal cancer patients suffer depression and report regret and guilt from feeling they could have done more to eliminate side effects and relieve the pain.

St. John's wort can cause dangerous interactions
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.07.02]
St. John's wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous when taken with many commonly prescribed drugs, according to a study by...

Carers of patients with advanced cancer helped by early palliative support services
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
Dartmouth researchers have found that those caring for patients with advanced cancer experienced reduced depression and felt less burdened by caregiving tasks when palliative support services were...

Psychiatric comorbidities are common in people with epilepsy, but underestimated and often untreated
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.06.03]
"Up to 60 percent of people with epilepsy suffer from psychiatric comorbidities such as anxiety or depression, but the situation is still not getting the attention it deserves.

Study shows dementia patients benefit from holistic exercise program
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.05.21]
While dementia patients can often suffer from depression and declining physical and mental ability, exercise has been shown to help improve both their physical and psychological wellbeing.

Erectile Dysfunction Tied To Long Term Painkiller Use
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2013.05.16]
Dose and duration of opioid use, plus age, depression, other illnesses, and use of sedative-hypnotics, are linked to being prescribed medications for erectile dysfunction.

Prozac improves learning and memory in Huntington's disease
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Neurology
Scientists in Melbourne found that fluoxetine improves depression, learning and memory in Huntington's disease.

TV viewing of Katrina affects children psychologically
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
NYU Researchers say that repeated viewing of the disaster puts children at risk of developing PTSD, anxiety and depression.

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