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2013-03-18 12:09:00

Study challenges role of serotonin in depression, opens possibilities for new therapies A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that depression results from a disturbance in the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. The study indicates a major shift in our understanding of how depression is caused and how it should be treated. Instead of focusing on the levels of hormone-like chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin, the scientists found...

Childhood Depression Linked To Teenage Smoking, Obesity
2013-03-16 08:33:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Children who are suffering from depression have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease later on in life, according to new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Miami, Florida on Friday. The study, which was prepared by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pittsburgh, reports teenagers who suffered clinical...

Depression Affecting Surprising Number Of Women Following Childbirth
2013-03-15 09:48:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A surprisingly high number of women suffer from symptoms of postpartum depression, a new large-scale study from a Northwestern Medicine researcher reveals. The study is the largest scale depression screening of postpartum women done to date. It is also the first time a full psychiatric assessment has been done in a study of postpartum women who screened positive for depression. The study, published in a recent issue of JAMA...

2013-03-11 23:01:37

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online Tuesday, March 12, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, Ill (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. “This is the first study that shows brain areas undergo measureable volume loss after concussion,” said Yvonne W. Lui, M.D., Neuroradiology section...

Understanding Sinkholes And Why Are They Dangerous
2013-03-11 16:18:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Ever since a 20-foot sinkhole opened up beneath a Florida home on February 28, swallowing up an entire bedroom and resulting in the death of one of the residents, these natural phenomena have become fixtures in both newspaper headlines and the public consciousness. But what exactly are sinkholes? “Geologically, a sinkhole is a depression in the ground that has no natural external surface drainage. Basically this means that...

2013-03-05 10:51:09

British people spend more time with chronic illness and disability than most Europeans; Young adults are hit hard by alcohol and drug use Britons are living longer lives and enjoying better health, but they are still grappling with disabling conditions such as back and neck pain and depression, often more than people in most other European countries. Health in the United Kingdom is eroded by preventable causes of death such as smoking, unhealthy diets, and use of alcohol and drugs. As a...

2013-03-01 23:02:15

Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions, http://www.drgarbers.com, condition specific remedies including anxiety, depression and sleep are now available in the Henderson, NV Whole Foods Market. Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions for Sleep is the number one selling remedy in the product line. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions® is pleased to announce that their condition specific remedies are now available at the Whole Foods Market located at 100 S Green Valley...

2013-02-28 16:31:22

A new analysis has found that a combination of methods that help patients with dementia remember proper eating habits can improve their physical health and lessen symptoms of depression. Published early online in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, the study indicates that clinicians should consider using this intervention in individuals with dementia who also have poor nutrition and signs of depression. In patients with dementia, poor nutrition or decreased food intake may cause symptoms of...

2013-02-27 23:04:07

A new study published in Breastfeeding Medicine found that previous sexual assault has a pervasive negative effect on new mothers' sleep, well-being,and risk of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, but breastfeeding lessens these effects. The study of 6410 new mothers was authored by Praeclarus Press' Editor-in-Chief, Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, and Zhen Cong and Thomas Hale from Texas Tech University. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Sexual assault has a pervasive...


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