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What Causes The Link Between Depression And Heart Disease?
2013-04-22 05:37:09

Inflammation of the brain could hold the key to understanding the underlying mechanisms responsible for the link between depression and heart disease, according to new research conducted at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

2013-04-18 21:53:15

When faced with impossible circumstances beyond their control, animals, including humans, often hunker down as they develop sleep or eating disorders, ulcers, and other physical manifestations of depression.

2013-03-20 15:59:21

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants taken by a woman during pregnancy do not impact her infant's growth over the first year.

2013-03-13 10:28:56

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine finds that while antipsychotic medications are associated with small-to-moderate improvements in depressive symptoms in adults, there is little evidence for improvement on measures of quality of life and these medications are linked to adverse events such as weight gain and sedation.

2013-03-10 23:00:52

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research outlining how parents are more likely to be depressed.

2013-03-06 13:40:01

The perpetration of homicide by people with mental disorders has received much attention, but their risk of being victims of homicide has rarely been examined.

2013-02-27 14:02:42

Depression is a major cause of disability worldwide and effective management of this is a key challenge for health care systems.

2013-02-11 13:27:59

Young adults, in a period of transition, are often reluctant to seek treatment for mental health problems because of the stigma, inadequate insurance coverage and difficulty finding a mental health care provider.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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