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E-cigarette use linked to high depression risk

In a new study, researchers found that e-cigarette users were twice as likely than people who had never used e-cigarettes to report having depression. The...

From depression to Parkinson’s disease: The healing power of dance

Why do we stop dancing when we grow up? Why do we disconnect and alienate ourselves from the body? It is surprising to me that...

Despite treatments, many people with depression have suicidal thoughts

In a new study, researchers found that one in five people with depression has suicidal thoughts despite treatment with antidepressants. The finding can be used...

One shot of this depression drug could reduce problem drinking

In a new study, researchers found that a one-off dose of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce their alcohol intake. They found that heavy drinkers...

Depression: Men far more at risk than women in deprived areas

Depression is a major cause of disability around the world, and if left untreated, can lead to substance abuse, anxiety and suicide. Major depressive disorder...

Major breakthrough in new, more effective depression drugs

In a new study, researchers have taken a major step that could ultimately help develop a new class of antidepressants. It may relieve symptoms more...

Could “magic mushrooms” be a new depression treatment?

In a new study, researchers are exploring whether psychedelics or related compounds, could be a new treatment option for people with depression. The research was...

This depression drug may help treat alcohol use disorder

Ketamine is a potentially useful tool in treating depression that still has unanswered questions. In a new study, researchers found that ketamine can decrease alcohol consumption...

A single, low-dose ketamine could reduce depression with little side effects

In a new study, researchers found that a single, low-dose ketamine infusion was relatively free of side effects for patients with treatment-resistant depression. The research...

A yoga class could help reduce depression, anxiety

Scientific studies already support yoga practice as a means to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. In a new study, researchers found evidence that yoga...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...