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Previous depression can lead to brain networks becoming 'hyper-connected' in young adults
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.30]
Depression may be better predicted and understood now that University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have discovered that young adults who previously experienced the mental illness have...

Serotonin may not be a major factor in depression, study suggests
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.29]
New evidence has put into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin - a chemical messenger in the brain - plays a central role in depression.

Depression in Cancer Common But Untreated (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2014.08.29]
(MedPage Today) -- The vast majority of clinically depressed cancer patients receive no treatment for the depression, a retrospective study of 21,000 cancer patients showed.

Do Beta-Blockers Cause Depression?
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2014.08.28]
Why, after decades of widespread use of these drugs, has it been difficult to determine whether beta-blockers indeed cause depression?
Medscape Pharmacists

'Strikingly Effective' Approach for Depression in Cancer Pts
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2014.08.28]
A new integrated program for treating depression in cancer patients was 'strikingly more effective' than current standard of care.
Medscape Medical News

Previously reported autism risk appears to be attributable to mother's prenatal antidepression, not medication
Source: ADHD News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Previous studies that have suggested an increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually reflect the known increased risk associated with severe...

Depression untreated in many cancer patients, new approach could help
Source: Cancer / Oncology News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
New research finds that nearly three quarters of depressed cancer patients do not receive treatment for their depression. A new treatment program for depression could help.

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.28]
Title: Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
Category: Health News
Created: 8/27/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

Depression, Anxiety Common in New PD Patients
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2014.08.26]
Depression, fatigue, apathy, and anxiety are common among patients with newly diagnosed untreated PD, a new study finds, and researchers urge ongoing monitoring of new patients for these nonmotor symptoms.
Medscape Medical News

Collaborative care intervention improves depression among teens
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.26]
Among adolescents with depression seen in primary care, a collaborative care intervention that included patient and parent engagement and education resulted in greater improvement in depressive...

Patients with depression benefit from mindfulness-based therapy which leads to reduced health care visits
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.25]
A mindfulness-based therapy for depression has the added benefit of reducing health-care visits among patients who often see their family doctors, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction...

In a rat model of depression, Shuganjieyu capsule increases neurotrophic factor expression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.23]
Shuganjieyu capsule has been approved for clinical treatment by the State Food and Drug Administration of China since 2008.

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.08.22]
Title: Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 8/21/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Novel drug to treat respiratory depression helps opioid users breathe easier
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2014.08.21]
People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.

Depression in Children
Source: MedicineNet Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Specialty [2014.08.21]
Title: Depression in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:16:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Therapy plus antidepressants help patients with severe, nonchronic depression
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
Patients with severe, nonchronic depression had better rates of recovery if they were treated with cognitive therapy (CT) combined with antidepressant medication (ADM) compared to ADMs alone.

Are children who play violent video games at greater risk for depression?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.19]
While much attention has focused on the link between violent video game playing and aggression among youths, a new study finds significantly increased signs of depression among preteens with high...

Patients with Parkinson's Disease often suffer from undiagnosed depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.19]
Depression is known to be a common symptom of Parkinson's disease, but remains untreated for many patients, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine investigators in collaboration with the...

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: Sports Medicine / Fitness 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

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

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

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

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

Dysfunctional synapses can lead to autism, epilepsy, substance abuse and depression.
Source: Epilepsy 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.

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

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.

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2014.08.30]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include treating adolescent depression, self management of hypertension, transmissibility of MERS, and cardiovascular events around the world.

Brain Area Drives Exercise, Reward Motivation
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2014.08.28]
The brain's dorsal medial habenula may be responsible for motivation to exercise and other rewarding activities - a finding that could lead to improved treatments for depression.
Medscape Medical News

Mindfulness training can improve quality of life for memory impaired and their caregivers
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of...

RheumShorts: Psoriatic Arthritis, Scleroderma, Morphea (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.08.25]
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with psoriatic arthritis more often stayed on treatment if given a biologic agent, depression is frequently transient in patients with scleroderma, and childhood-onset morphea differs from the adult form of the disease.

Mental health conditions in new moms and dads can be spurred by 'super-parent' cultural pressures
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of post-partum depression for mothers, but a University of Kansas researcher says expanding awareness of several other...

How illness-linked genetic variation affects neurons in the developing brain
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.

Impulse control increased by dopamine replacement in early Parkinson's
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.08.19]
New Penn Medicine research shows that neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety and fatigue are more common in newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease (PD) patients compared to the general...

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: Smoking / Quit Smoking 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...

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...

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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