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Almost half of COVID-19 sufferers report depression

In a new study, researchers found that almost half of people testing positive for coronavirus have reported symptoms of depression. The research was conducted by...

This study shows a major cause of depression in older people

In a recent study at UCL and elsewhere, researchers found that loneliness is responsible for 18% of depression among older people. They showed that people’s...

How exercise keeps your brain healthy and protects it against depression and anxiety

As with many other physicians, recommending physical activity to patients was just a doctor chore for me – until a few years ago. That was...

Some depression drugs may increase death risk

In a recent study at Rutgers and Columbia University, researchers found an increased death risk in adults with depression who used newer antipsychotic medications...

People with these 2 mental problems may develop Alzheimer’s early

In a new study, researchers found that having depression is known to increase your risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. They found that if people do...

6 ways to manage COVID-19 depression

Depression is increasing in the United States, in no small part due to COVID-19. According to recent reports, depressive symptoms are at least three times...

Irregular sleep linked to bad moods and depression

In a new study, researchers found that an irregular sleep schedule can increase a person’s risk of depression over the long term as much...

Common depression drug may be first-ever treatment for osteoarthritis

A disease of the joints, osteoarthritis affects more than 30 million adults and is the fifth-leading cause of disability in the United States. In a...

This stuff in brain may have big role in depression

In a new study, researchers found that a tiny population of neurons known to be important to appetite may also have a big role...

People with depression can sometimes experience memory problems – here’s why

While we often associate depression with low mood, tiredness and feelings of hopelessness, less well known is that some people with depression may experience...