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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. Dr. Susan K. Wood, a research associate at the Pennsylvania-based medical center, investigated brain-related biomarkers for depression-heart disease comorbidity, as each condition increased the risk that...

2013-04-19 14:22:51

A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually “rub off” on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later. The research, from psychological scientists Gerald Haeffel and Jennifer Hames of the University of Notre Dame, is published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Studies show that people who respond negatively to...

2013-04-12 13:30:19

Using a miniature electronic device implanted in the brain, scientists have tapped into the internal reward system of mice, prodding neurons to release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure. The researchers, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, developed tiny devices, containing light emitting diodes (LEDs) the size of individual neurons. The devices activate brain cells with light. The scientists report their...

2013-04-08 23:00:56

Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions http://www.drgarbers.com, condition specific remedies including anxiety, depression and sleep are now being sold at Lassen's Natural Foods and Vitamins located at 2857 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd in Thousand Oaks, CA. Consumers find that combining the sleep, anxiety and depression formulas help to create a powerful mood support with no known side effects. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Dr. Garber's Natural Solutions® is pleased to announce that their...

2013-04-05 13:18:04

Mothers suffering from postpartum depression after a high-risk pregnancy would turn to online interventions if available anonymously and from professional healthcare providers, according to researchers from Case Western Reserve University´s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Postpartum depression, a moderate to severe depression that can occur after a woman has given birth, affects about 7 to 15 percent of new mothers. The effects can be felt soon...

2013-04-01 23:00:19

A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (Nov 2012) suggests omega-3 fatty acids, such as found in Omega XL by Great HealthWorks, can help new mothers with risk factors for postpartum depression Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Postpartum depression is not only debilitating for women, but it can also have profound effects on their babies. Babies born to depressed mothers can be slower in reaching development milestones and are at higher risk for behavioral problems...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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