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Depression linked to dangerous bowel diseases, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that depression is more common among people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis in the years before they...

People with depression fare worse in heart health study

Heart disease and depression are interwoven, and a new study is helping unravel that connection by linking depression with poorer scores on seven important...

Two-thirds of U.S. older people say they won’t treat their depression

In a new study, researchers found that nearly two-thirds (61%) of Americans age 65 or older who have concerns about having depression will not...

This depression drug may stop cancer growth

In a new study, researchers found that the antidepressant sertraline inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It targes a metabolic addiction that allows different types...

This depression drug may help prevent severe COVID-19, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that the antidepressant fluvoxamine appears to prevent COVID-19 infections from worsening and may help keep patients out of...

These 2 things are critical for preventing depression

In a new study, researchers found that lifestyle factors such as less screen time, adequate sleep, a better-quality diet, and physical activity strongly impact...

Low fitness linked to higher depression and anxiety risk, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people with low aerobic and muscular fitness are nearly twice as likely to experience depression. Low fitness levels...

This single brain region links depression, anxiety, and heart disease

Over-activity in a single brain region called the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex (sgACC) underlies several key symptoms of mood and anxiety disorders, but an...

This drug treatment could relieve major depression fast

In a new study, researchers found that two doses of the psychedelic substance psilocybin, given with supportive psychotherapy, produced rapid and large reductions in...

Where you get depression care matters, study finds

In the United States, more than half of people living with a mental health disorder do not receive treatment, according to the National Institute...