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Flu Exposure During Pregnancy May Lead to Bipolar Disorder
2013-05-14 11:00:28

A new study has found pregnant women who come in contact with influenza increase the risk their child will later develop bipolar disorder by fourfold.

2013-05-01 15:03:09

The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression.

Depression In The US Often Over-Diagnosed
2013-05-01 05:32:54

Depression is both over-diagnosed and over-treated in American adults, claims a new study published in the April 2013 edition of the journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.