Latest Treatment for depression Stories

2008-07-20 03:00:15

By Raymond, Colette B Wazny, Lori D; Honcharik, Patricia L Depressive disorders occur in up to one-third of patients with chronic kidney disease CKD).

2008-07-08 09:00:13

By FRED KAVALIER Depression can be a serious and life-threatening illness. When doctors are faced with serious illness, the decision about how to treat it is usually simple. Everyone agrees that the best way to treat bacterial meningitis, for example, is with powerful antibiotics.

2008-06-26 12:03:20

By Christopher Snowbeck, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 26--csnowbeck@pioneerpress.com St. Jude Medical announced this morning the first patient implants in a study to see whether a brain pacemaker device can help people with a severe form of depression.

2008-02-16 03:00:00

What are the three best natural therapies for depression? You might be surprised by the following lesser-known solutions for beating the blues.

2008-02-13 14:05:00

A new thesis from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet shows that the brain’s serotonin system differs between men and women. The scientists who conducted the study think that they have found one of the reasons why depression and chronic anxiety are more common in women than in men.

2006-03-20 14:20:00

Stroke patients who partake in a therapeutic exercise program may experience a reduction in depressive symptoms, according to the results of a study published the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

2006-03-03 11:40:46

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most severely depressed patients who are given electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) -- commonly known is electroshock therapy -- experience improved health-related quality of life that lasts for at least 6 months, a new study shows.

2006-01-31 12:14:50

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Even though many patients with diabetes are also depressed, which may complicate their efforts at managing their diabetes, better treatment of their depression seems to have no effect on how they deal with their diabetes.

2006-01-27 12:20:00

The dietary supplement DHEA seems to relieve the symptoms of minor depression in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, according to a new report.

2006-01-11 13:20:28

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rat

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