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Study links rising stress, depression in US to COVID-related losses and media use

In a new study, researchers found experiencing stressors caused by the COVID-19 pandemic—such as unemployment—and COVID-19-related media consumption may increase stress and depression in...

Your immune system may fight against depression, Yale study shows

In a new study, researchers found an inflammatory autoimmune response similar to one linked to neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) also occurs...

This popular supplement may help reduce depression

Foods that broaden the profile of helpful bacteria in the gut are collectively known as probiotics, while prebiotics is compounds that help these bacteria...

Depression, but not anxiety, is linked to inflammation

Anxiety and depression are often linked and assumed to be closely related. But in a new study, researchers have found for the first time that...

A new way to predict if a patient will respond to depression treatment

In a new study, researchers have discovered that measuring brainwaves produced during REM sleep can predict whether a patient will respond to treatment from...

Your heart rate could reliably show your depression risk

In a new study, researchers found that measuring changes in 24-hour heart rate can reliably indicate whether or not someone is depressed. This may give...

More than 25% of US people have depression during COVID-19 pandemic

In a new study, researchers found more than a quarter of American adults are experiencing COVID-related symptoms of depression. Though 8.5% of adults were experiencing...

COVID-19 has tripled depression rate in US

In a new study, researchers found 27.8% of U.S. adults had depression symptoms as of mid-April, compared to 8.5% before the COVID-19 pandemic. They also...

One dose of this drug may reduce anxiety and depression for 5 years

A recent study from NYU Grossman School of Medicine found that a one-time, single-dose treatment of psilocybin, a compound found in psychedelic mushrooms, combined with...

New evidence shows exercise could help reduce depression

In a new study, researchers found aerobic exercise clearly benefits young adults with major depression. They suggest it may be possible to predict those who...

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