Latest News for Depression

Deep brain stimulation provides long-term relief from severe depressions

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Treatment with deep brain stimulation can provide lasting relief to patients suffering from previously non-treatable, severe forms of depression several years into the therapy or even eliminate...
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Mouse study paves way for more effective antidepressant

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDT
A new mouse study tests the effect of an enzyme inhibitor on depression-like symptoms, and finds it to act more quickly than traditional antidepressants.
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Researchers find yoga and controlled breathing reduce depressive symptoms

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study demonstrated that individuals with major depressive disorder had a significant reduction in depressive symptoms during a 12-week integrative health intervention that included Iyengar...
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Combining opioids with anti-anxiety medicines linked to greater risk of overdose

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Taking opioids (strong prescription painkillers) together with benzodiazepines (widely used to treat anxiety and sleep problems) is associated with greater risk of opioid overdose, finds a study in...
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Low levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone linked to postpartum depression

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In a small-scale study of women with previously diagnosed mood disorders, Johns Hopkins researchers report that lower levels of the hormone allopregnanolone in the second trimester of pregnancy...
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Dietary kit reduces baby blues, a precursor to postpartum depression

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A dietary supplement kit, created to counter mood-altering brain changes linked to depression, virtually eliminated the "baby blues" among women in a new study at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and...
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First physiological test for schizophrenia and depression

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Researchers have found a new way of using proteins in nerve cells to identify people with depression and schizophrenia.
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Patients with depression symptoms due to chronic sinus disease are less productive

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Depression is the driving factor for missed days of work or school in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
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In-home occupational therapy curbs depression in visually impaired patients

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Johns Hopkins researchers report that in-home occupational therapy appears to reduce the rate and severity of depression in people at higher risk for the disorder because of seriously impaired...
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