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Some common blood pressure meds might lower depression risk

Certain medications that lower blood pressure also might lower the risk of depression, a recent study shows. Researchers analyzed data on more than 3.7 million...

This depression drug can help reduce death risk in COVID-19

In a recent study, researchers found an inexpensive oral antidepressant can save the lives of COVID-19 patients and cut hospital admissions by up to...

This vegetable may help lower depression

Mushrooms have been making headlines due to their many health advantages. They can lower one's risk of cancer and premature death. In a new study...

Natural light may be key to improve sleep and mood

In a new study from Monash University, researchers found that getting enough natural sunlight each day can impact a person's mood and sleep quality. They...

Meditation reduces long-term stress, and your hair can show it

In a new study from Max Planck Institute, researchers found mental training that promotes skills such as mindfulness, gratitude or compassion reduces the concentration...

Scientists find keys to predicting who will develop depression

In a new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine, researchers looked for ways to image the human brain for the earliest signs of aging and...

Staying in nature can improve mood and reduce anxiety

In a new study from the University of York, researchers found outdoor nature-based activities are effective for improving mental health in adults, including those...

Feeling anxious? Try this breathing technique

Many of us have been there. That moment when someone or something triggers an overwhelming sense of anxiety from within. When emotion takes over and our chests...

New brain stimulation method can reduce tough-to-treat depression

In a new study from the University of California, San Francisco, researchers found an experimental approach involving deep brain stimulation could help lower depression. The...

Mental problems may increase death risk in men with heart failure

In a new study from  Aalborg University Hospital in Denmark, researchers found men with heart failure have worse long-term survival rates if they have...