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Antidepressant may enhance drug delivery to the brain
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2017.05.02]
New research from the National Institutes of Health found that pairing the antidepressant amitriptyline with drugs designed to treat central nervous system diseases, enhances drug delivery to the...

Obesity and Depression Are Related -- But How?
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2017.08.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Finding physicians who can address both is a challenge

Yoga can help to treat depression, studies show
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.08.04]
New studies presented at the American Psychological Association's annual convention indicate that yoga can help to reduce symptoms of depression.

Yoga May Help Ease Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2017.08.04]
Title: Yoga May Help Ease Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Having depression and heart disease could double death risk
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2017.07.31]
A new study finds a strong correlation between the risk of premature death and developing depression after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease.

Ketamine for depression encouraging, but questions remain around long-term use
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.31]
A world-first systematic review into the safety of ketamine as a treatment for depression, published in the prestigious Lancet Psychiatry, shows the risks of long-term ketamine treatment remain...

Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2017.07.31]
Title: Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 7/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Depression may alter brain's white matter structure
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.25]
In a major study that uses cutting-edge imaging, researchers show that people with depression have alterations in the white matter part of the brain.

Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk
Source: MedicineNet Menopause Specialty [2017.07.21]
Title: Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chronic depression in young teens tied to marijuana use later
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2017.07.19]
Young people with chronic or severe forms of depression in their early teens have a higher risk of developing marijuana-use disorder at age 18, says study.

New study of brain circuits finds key links to symptoms of depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.19]
University of California San Diego scientists have linked specific wiring in the brain to distinct behavioral symptoms of depression.

Diet and depression: Foods and nutrients for recovery
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.16]
Depression is a common mental illness that can impact daily life. In this article, learn about the foods and nutrients that can help to treat depression.

Best 10 blogs for depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.13]
Depression blogs provide support for people with depression through their educational content and personal stories. We have selected the best 10 blogs.

Depression and the brain: Study finds sex-specific differences in teens
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.11]
New research finds that depression manifests differently in the brains of male and female teenagers, leading to the need for a differentiated treatment.

Old antibiotic could form new depression treatment
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.11]
An antibiotic used mostly to treat acne has been found to improve the quality of life for people with major depression, in a world-first clinical trial from Deakin University.

Low gene expression may raise susceptibility to depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.10]
A new study has found that susceptibility to depression may be linked to a gene's low activity level, leading to a neurotransmitter imbalance in the brain.

Electric Brain Stimulation No Better Than Meds For Depression: Study
Source: MedicineNet escitalopram Specialty [2017.06.29]
Title: Electric Brain Stimulation No Better Than Meds For Depression: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Depression
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2017.06.08]
Title: Depression
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2017.06.07]
Title: Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety
Category: Health News
Created: 6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Postpartum Depression: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet clozapine Specialty [2017.06.07]
Title: Postpartum Depression: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/7/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Depression in Children
Source: MedicineNet Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Specialty [2017.04.26]
Title: Depression in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

More Than 300 Million People Worldwide Have Depression: WHO
Source: MedicineNet sibutramine Specialty [2017.03.31]
Title: More Than 300 Million People Worldwide Have Depression: WHO
Category: Health News
Created: 3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause
Source: MedicineNet Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Specialty [2017.03.30]
Title: Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause
Category: Health News
Created: 3/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Brain scans may help clinicians choose talk therapy or medication treatment for depression
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.03.28]
Researchers from Emory University have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help...

Postpartum Depression
Source: MedicineNet Breastfeeding Specialty [2017.03.23]
Title: Postpartum Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

First physiological test for schizophrenia and depression
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
Researchers have found a new way of using proteins in nerve cells to identify people with depression and schizophrenia.

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain and depression
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2017.01.31]
Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression.

Bipolar Disorder and Depression: What Are the Differences?
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.12.09]
Bipolar disorder and depression have some similarities, and these similarities can make diagnosis hard. Learn about differences in symptoms and treatment.

Teen Depression
Source: MedicineNet desipramine Specialty [2016.12.02]
Title: Teen Depression
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Depression rates growing among adolescents, particularly girls
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2016.11.17]
Study shows 1 in 6 girls report experiencing an episode of clinical depression over previous year.

How Can I Help Someone with Depression?
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2016.11.14]
Learn how to tell if someone is depressed and how to talk to them. What are the treatments for depression and what can be done if someone is suicidal?

Depression and Divorce: What's the Connection?
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2016.11.14]
How can one person's depression affect their partner and what are the symptoms? Learn how to deal with depression in a relationship and post-divorce.

Common sets of genes disrupted in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.10.28]
Studying brain tissue from deceased donors, Johns Hopkins scientists have found common groups of genes disrupted among people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.

High blood pressure drugs impact depression, bipolar disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.10.11]
Some high blood pressure lowering medications may affect mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, according to new research.

Learn to Spot Depression: Symptoms, Warning Signs, Medication
Source: MedicineNet Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Specialty [2016.08.05]
Title: Learn to Spot Depression: Symptoms, Warning Signs, Medication
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/19/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Testing for Bipolar Depression
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2016.08.05]
Title: Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Testing for Bipolar Depression
Category: Slideshows
Created: 4/16/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Palliative care-led meetings do not reduce anxiety, depression of families of patients with chronic critical illness
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2016.07.06]
Among families of patients with chronic critical illness, the use of palliative care-led informational and emotional support meetings compared with usual care did not reduce anxiety or depression...

Low quality of life and depression may contribute to erectile dysfunction in men with sleep apnea
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.10.20]
Burdens related to poor sleep may put men with sleep apnea at increased risk of erectile dysfunction.

Sequestered prion protein takes the good mood away, suggests new hypothesis on depression
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.08.14]
The discovery of antidepressant drugs in the 1950s led to the first biochemical hypothesis of depression, known as the monoamine hypothesis.

Men with 'low testosterone' have higher rates of depression
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.07.02]
Researchers at the George Washington University (GW), led by Michael S. Irwig, M.D.

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.

Faster-acting antidepressants may soon be a reality
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.08.01]
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors are used to treat depression, but their exact mechanism is unknown. New research lifts the lid and may lead to improvements.

Too much sugar may harm men's mental health
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.28]
Men with a high daily sugar intake may be at greater risk of developing depression or other mental health disorders after 5 years, new research suggests.

Why some women are more likely to feel depressed
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.07.21]
New study links duration of estrogen exposure with increased vulnerability to depression: Longer exposure to estrogen shown to provide protection.

Marijuana use linked to greater psychosis risk in teens
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2017.07.05]
An increase in marijuana use may raise the likelihood of psychotic-like experiences among teenagers, and symptoms of depression may mediate this link.

Researchers find link between food allergies and childhood anxiety
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2017.07.03]
Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Albert Einstein College of Medicine studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample...

Heart failure and stroke identified as lethal combination
Source: Stroke News From Medical News Today [2017.05.22]
Heart failure patients with previous stroke had greater risks of depression, hospitalisation and death.

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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