Depression

Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

In a new study, researchers used smartphones to measure symptoms of depression and anxiety in real time and learn how immediate feelings relate to...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Many older patients may get too many depression drugs

In a new study, researchers found potential overprescribing of antidepressant medications occurred in nearly one-quarter of elderly residents. The team studied individuals living in Olmsted...

There could be three types of depression

According to the World Health Organization, nearly 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression and these rates are on the rise. However, doctors and scientists...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that a deficiency in vitamin D was linked to a substantially increased risk of depression (+75%) over a...

How social media use linked to depression

In a new research study, researchers found a correlation between the use of social media and depression symptoms like loneliness and fatigue. The study was...

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