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2013-07-03 23:20:46

Neurological Wellness Center physicians report the alleviation of depression is a predictable outcome of perispinal Enbrel treatment of Alzheimer's disease. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 A survey performed by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and published in the Journal Biological Psychiatry finds: "Depression is one of the most frequent comorbidities of Alzheimer's disease, affecting up to 50% of AD patients."...

2013-07-03 23:01:03

Registered Dietitian and owner of Tatalou Science point to new studies suggesting that the Mediterranean diet could help lower levels of depression. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Registered Dietitian and Founder of Tatalou Science Nathalie Chevreau, PhD, R.D., published an article today on Tatalou.com pointing to studies published in a new Reader’s Digest article linking inflammation and diet to depression. The article, titled “Lowering Depression and the Mediterranean...

2013-07-02 23:26:22

HealthForumOnline (HFO) has recently updated Medical Masquerade: Psychological Disorders and Medical Illnesses, one of over 80 online CE courses available in HFO’s library of nationally-approved online CE courses for mental health professionals. To facilitate informed diagnosis and targeted intervention, this online CE course discusses medical illnesses and their associated medication side effects that can "masquerade" as psychological disorders within several relevant disease...

2013-07-02 11:15:23

A key brain structure that regulates emotions works differently in preschoolers with depression compared with their healthy peers, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The differences, measured using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), provide the earliest evidence yet of changes in brain function in young children with depression. The researchers say the findings could lead to ways to identify and treat depressed children earlier in...

2013-07-01 20:21:14

LONDON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading London Centre [http://www.psychiatrycentre.co.uk ] presents first 'real world' UK data, supporting effectiveness of repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation [http://www.psychiatrycentre.co.uk/our-services/repetitive-transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-rtms ] for the treatment of major depression Data from the first 'real-world' treatment audit presented today at The...

2013-07-01 11:32:24

Pre-deployment insomnia symptoms confer risk similar to combat exposure A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Naval Health Research Center has shown military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The new study, published in the July 2013 edition of the journal SLEEP, found that pre-existing...

2013-06-27 23:37:59

Long Term Care Insurance is becoming a priority for younger Baby Boomers who are looking to avoid the high cost of long term care. LTC Tree explains how as depression becomes more common and the link between depression and Alzheimer's becomes better documented, more people are buying policies at an earlier age to protect their health and assets. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Buyers of Long Term Care Insurance are younger and healthier than ever. According to LTC Tree, an industry...

2013-06-27 13:16:49

U.S. residents today are living longer than previous generations, thanks to improved public health and medical treatment. But they're also living longer with chronic geriatric health conditions like dementia, urinary incontinence, depression and debilitating falls, which often require complex medical care. Doctors spend significant time and resources treating individuals with chronic conditions, and the average family physician can become severely overtaxed managing care for such patients....

Vitamin D Curbs Depression Diabetic Women
2013-06-26 09:03:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study, vitamin D supplements can reduce blood pressure and improve moods in women with type 2 diabetes who are suffering from depression. It also helped some women to lose small amounts of weight. Lead researcher Sue M. Penckofer, PhD, RN, said “Vitamin D supplementation potentially is an easy and cost-effective therapy with minimal side effects. Larger, randomized controlled trials are needed to determine the...

2013-06-25 23:33:32

Kelly Haazen explains the challenges that are dividing patients from effective Lyme disease treatment. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Lyme disease is a condition that countless individuals, including Kelly Haazen, battle on a daily basis. Although the disease itself is diagnosed by doctors around the world each day, a recently published article released by The Boston Globe explains that the treatment options available to patients are less than satisfactory. Haazen asserts that...