Latest News for Depression

Depression or anxiety may increase risk of surgical wound complications

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Patients' mental health may affect their risk of experiencing wound-related complications after surgery, new research indicates.
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Tips for finding motivation with depression

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Learn about the benefits of physical activity for people with depression, how socializing may help, and what depression triggers should be avoided.
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Oxytocin may boost paternal behavior

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
The 'love hormone' is known to promote mother-child bonding, but new research indicates that it could do the same for a father and their offspring.
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Is it depression or dementia? Brain SPECT imaging helps distinguish them

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Neuroimaging of decreased blood flow in specific regions of the brain can differentiate between depression and cognitive disorders, according to a new report in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
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Poverty and high neighborhood murder rates increase depression in older adults

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
Older adults who live in poor and violent urban neighborhoods are at greater risk for depression, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the University of Minnesota and other institutions published...
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World-first trial shows improving diet can treat major depression

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
A new trial from Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving diet quality can treat major depression.
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Could physical activity protect children from depression?

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PST
Evidence shows that physically active adults and teens are less likely to develop depression. Now, a new study suggests the same may be true of children.
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Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain and depression

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
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.
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Can Essential Oils Treat Depression?

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
What are essential oils and can any oils help to treat depression? In this article, the quality of evidence on essential oils for depression is discussed.
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