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This essential nutrient may help fight depression

In a recent study, researchers found that over-the-counter oral magnesium tablets could help treat mild-to-moderate depression. In addition, the magnesium treatment has fewer side effects. The...

Older people with depression could benefit from non-drug treatments

Depression is common in older age and with an aging population how late-life depression is managed will become increasingly important. In a new study, researchers...

Major breakthrough in origins of depression

Hundreds of genes have been newly linked to depression, shedding light on the origins of the condition and highlighting personality types that could be...
Exercise may help protect older people from depression

Exercise may help protect older people from depression

In a new study, researchers at McMaster University have for the first time found that physical activity may help fight depression in seniors by...

Common antidepressants could make painkillers less effective

People who take the most common form of antidepressants get less pain relief from hydrocodone, such as Vicodin, report researchers. The finding could help combat...

Your walking could predict depression risk

In a new study, researchers found older people who were newly diagnosed with depression had a slower walking speed and a shorter step length...

Common painkiller is less effective in people taking depression drugs

In a new study, researchers found patients taking the most common form of antidepressant who are given the most widely prescribed opioid experience less...

Healthy diet could help reduce depression symptoms

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms...

Does the time of year really impact your mood?

When daylight saving time ends in late fall, it is common to start experiencing an onset of mild depressive feelings and tendencies, often coined...

Scientists discover specific gut bacteria linked to depression

In a new study, researchers discovered specific gut bacteria linked to depression and provides evidence that a wide range of gut bacteria can produce...