A team of researchers suggested that people who go to bed early have a lower risk of developing depression. The study stated that people who go to bed late or wake up late have a 6 percent higher risk of developing depression or a mood disorder.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018
CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey revealed that fewer teens do sex and drugs but many have persistent feelings of hopeless and sadness. What are the signs of teen depression?
Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018
Health experts suggest six steps that can help bring more happiness and joy among people dealing with mental illness. Spending time with friends, working out, and eating better are a few suggestion experts made.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2018
A new study revealed that one-third of adults in the United States might be taking prescription medicine that is linked to depression. The researchers found that most people may not be aware of this.
Medicine June 13, 2018
A study found that more than one-third of adults are unknowingly opening themselves to the risk of depression and suicide by taking some common prescription drugs. The study also noted the increased practice of polypharmacy among adults.
Medicine June 13, 2018
A new study has revealed that psychedelic drugs such as LSD and DMT may help heal damaged brain cells. The study hasn't been done on humans only rats and flies so far.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018
Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder said that immunization for stress might be on the horizon. The team created a possible vaccine from natural bacteria that could buffer the negative effects of stress on the brain.
Medicine June 9, 2018
Deaths due to suicide are on the rise in the United States. The U.S. CDC indicated that firearm is the most common method of suicide, followed by hanging and poisoning.
Public Health June 9, 2018
Fashion designer, Kate Spade, died at the age of 55 years old on June 5, 2018. The designer was allegedly suffering from bipolar disorder and depression for the past few years.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 6, 2018
Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps opened up about his struggles with depression and anxiety in a recent interview. The swimmer previously revealed that he contemplated suicide after his second drunk driving arrest in 2014.
Public Health May 24, 2018
A new study established a link between biological clock disruptions and increased risk for mental health issues. People with increased nighttime activity, decreased daytime activity, or both were more likely to have symptoms of major depression or bipolar disorder.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2018
A Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report found that depression spiked by 33 percent in 2013-2016. In particular, it was high among adolescents and millennials.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018
A new study showed that resistance exercise training can help improve a person's mental health. Certain activities such as weightlifting had a positive effect on people who were dealing with depression symptoms.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 9, 2018
A new app that was created by a London-based start-up company could help teens battle depression. According to statics, young adults suffer the most from depression, anxiety, and several mood disorders.
Public Health May 2, 2018
Health insurance company Cigna conducted a nationwide survey which found that young adults feel lonelier than older people. The survey also showed that half of the participants felt 'alone’ in general.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2018
Researchers identified the classes of drugs that carry high risk for dementia. These medications include those used for treating depression, urinary incontinence, and Parkinson’s disease.
Neuroscience April 27, 2018
Some people regard depression as just a feeling that can be solved by positive thinking. As a new large-scale study proves, it ties in with our genetics.
Neuroscience April 27, 2018
Findings of a study conducted in Taiwan showed that Individuals with allergic diseases such as asthma, eczema, and hay fever are at higher risk for depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric disorders. Why?
Public Health April 25, 2018
Transcripts of different interviews with Prince’s acquaintances were made public on April 17 along with search warrants and other related documents. The documents detailed the observation of Judith Hill, Meron Berkure, and Ray Roberts among others.
Medicine April 21, 2018
A new study suggested that depression could partly be a genetic disorder after analyzing more than 300,000 DNA datasets from 23andMe. Scientists said this widens the understanding as to why certain individuals develop this condition.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018
A study revealed that anesthetic Ketamine, which is used as a recreational drug, can also be used to treat depression. The Ketamine appeared to act much faster than other anti-depressants in the treatment of symptoms including suicidality.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 16, 2018
A study has shown that stress is a potent indicative factor of adults being depressed or children having ADHD. This data explains one of the possible causes of the increasing purchase of mental health prescription drugs.
Public Health April 9, 2018
A recently published study shows that LSD can manipulate the barrier between you and other people. These findings could help find a treatment for people living with a mental disorder.
Neuroscience March 19, 2018
The DASH diet can reduce cholesterol levels and help prevent hypertension and reduce risk of depression. Here are tips on how to start this diet that limit intake of food high in salt, sugar, and saturated fat.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2018
Women have raised concerns about the link between depression and different types of hormonal birth control. A new study found that birth control doesn't cause depression and here's everything you need to know.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued guidelines recomming that all kids between 12 and 21 years old undergo depression screening. Pediatricians are urged to talk to their parents alone.
Public Health February 27, 2018
Eating healthy diets may reduce risks of depression among the elderly, a new study suggests. Participants who stuck with the DASH diet were found to be less likely to suffer from depression.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2018
A popular antidepressant drug is found to be among the least effective of the medicines used for treating depression. What were the best antidepressants based on efficacy and tolerability?
Medicine February 23, 2018
The largest study on the effectiveness of antidepressants has just been published, showing that they do work on treating major depressive disorders. However, depression remains a mystery.
Medicine February 22, 2018
A new study has found that people who suffer from severe acne may be at high risk for depression. Researchers also found that acne may contribute to depression, suicidal thoughts, and low self-esteem.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2018
Every year, almost 18.8 million men and women suffer from depression in the United States. A new study has found that eating grapes can drastically improve symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 13, 2018
People with acne are at greater risk of suffering from major depression compared with those without the skin condition. Experts have advice on how to deal with the emotional effects of acne.
Public Health February 7, 2018
There's been an increase in depression among teens as smartphone usage increases. According to a new study, smartphones are affecting the mental health of teens.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 5, 2018
A new study revealed that the number of dog bite incidents in the United Kingdom might be much higher than official estimates. This is because dogs are more likely to bite emotionally unstable people, who will not report such incidents.
Public Health February 4, 2018
The main psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms helps alleviate symptoms of depression. Unlike SSRI antidepressants, however, psilocybin does not cause emotional numbing but instead enhances emotional receptivity.
Neuroscience January 8, 2018
Researchers who looked at the data of 40,000 college students found that perfectionism is rising among millennials. Besides depression, here are other unwanted effects of perfectionism on young people.
Public Health January 4, 2018
Depressed patients who take low doses of ketamine are more likely to have decreased suicidal thoughts, according to a new study. But ketamine is still far from being a miracle drug.
Medicine December 16, 2017
Sarco capsule, a euthanasia machine that can be created using a 3D printer and can be assembled anywhere, can end life painlessly. What happens to users who change their mind?
Feature | Health December 5, 2017
Researchers discovered that smartphone addiction may lead to chemical imbalances in the brain, resulting in anxiety and depression, among others. For people who do not think therapy is for them, here are some things to try to cure smartphone addiction.
Medicine December 4, 2017
Spending too much time on social media may not be good for teens. A new study found a link between prolonged screen time and increased rates of depression and suicide in teen girls.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 15, 2017
Hematohidrosis, the spontaneous production of blood sweat through intact skin, causes a woman to experience blood-sweating episodes that last between one and five minutes. What causes this rare condition?
Medicine October 24, 2017
Facebook acquires tbh or 'to be honest,' a polling app that's popular among teenagers, which has garnered 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in nine weeks.
Apps/Software October 17, 2017
New research has found that app-based treatments are actually quite effective in reducing symptoms of depression. The accessible tools could prove useful in worldwide mental health management.
Medicine September 24, 2017
A meta-analysis suggests that partial sleep deprivation may help people who suffer from depression. Antidepressants are currently the popular treatment for people suffering from depressive symptoms.
Public Health September 20, 2017
Your Instagram feed could lend important insight on depression and mental health. This is the finding of a new study that used a computer program to analyze thousands of Instagram photos from 166 users.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 9, 2017