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Daytime eating may benefit mental health

In a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, scientists found that meal timing may affect mental health, including levels of depression- and anxiety-related mood. Shift...

Newer depression drugs may increase death risk, scientists find

In a study from Rutgers and Columbia Universities, scientists found an increased death risk in adults with depression who used newer antipsychotic medications compared...

Eating fruits frequently may help prevent depression

In a new study from Aston University, scientists found that frequently eating fruits can make you feel better, while tasty but less healthy snacks...

Botox may help reduce depression, study shows

The bacterial toxin botulinum toxin (BTX)—colloquially known as Botox—is probably known to most people as a remedy for wrinkles. But in a study from the...

Common depression drug may stop cancer growth

In a study from KU Leuven, scientists found that the antidepressant sertraline inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It targes a metabolic addiction that allows...

Deep brain stimulation may treat severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

In a study from Baylor College of Medicine, scientists found deep brain stimulation can halve the symptoms of severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD as...

Nearly 1 in 10 US people reports having depression

In a study from Columbia University and elsewhere, scientists found increases in depression without commensurate increases in treatment are widespread. In 2020, the past 12‒month...

High doses of common depression drug could temporarily switch off the brain

In a study from the University of Cambridge, scientists found two brain phenomena that may explain some of the side-effects of ketamine. Their measurements of...

Probiotics may help lower depression, study finds

In a study from Brighton and Sussex Medical School, scientists found that probiotics either taken by themselves or when combined with prebiotics, may help...

Research finds a big cause of social anxiety disorder

In a recent study from Uppsala University, scientists found that the balance between the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine may affect whether a person develops...