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long-term use of depression drug may cause addiction

In a new study, researchers say that people who have taken antidepressants for years should consider coming off the medication. However, these people will likely...

Scientists find a key to keeping the mind healthy

For many adults, the mid-30's is a busy time. There's often career advancement, the start of a new family and associated responsibilities. It's also a critical...

AI and brain scans may strongly improve depression treatment

In a new study, researchers found that artificial intelligence (AI) may soon play a critical role in choosing which depression therapy is best for...

Stroke survivors might need better screening for depression

Depression among stroke survivors peaks during the early months of recovery and persists for a full year, a new study finds. Experts say better screening...

Depression memes may be a coping mechanism for people with mental illness

Internet memes are a bit like an inside joke you share with the entire internet. People can share experiences, opinions, and feelings easily by using...

Scientists find new ‘warning sign’ of early depression

Chronic pain, or inflammation, is believed to be one of the major factors in the onset of major depressive disorder. Therefore, to better understand what...

Single dose of this psychedelic drug may reduce depression, anxiety for years

In a new study, researchers found that a one-time, single-dose treatment of psilocybin, a compound found in psychedelic mushrooms, combined with psychotherapy appears to...

Troubled relationships may double depression and anxiety risks

In a new study, researchers found that some forms of domestic violence double victims' risk of depression and anxiety disorders later in life. The research...

This study finds new drug to treat depression

More than 14 million Americans suffer from clinical depression, yet one in three doesn’t experience relief from approved antidepressant drugs. A recent study from the...

New finding may help treat alcohol use disorder and depression

For people with psychiatric disorders, comorbidity — or the presence of two or more disorders in a single patient — is quite common. One of the...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

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...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
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 walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...