Depression

This stuff in blood may predict your depression risk

In a new study, researchers found a link between an inflammatory molecule in the blood and a person's likelihood of depressive symptoms. The research was...

This depression drug could shut down the brain if used too much

Ketamine is an anesthetic and pain relief drug. It has recently been proposed as a new treatment for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Beyond its anesthetic...

This nutrient supplement may help lower depression

In the UK in 2016-17, 1.4 million people had mental health issues, over half of them (53%) had anxiety or stress-related disorders, while a...

More social media use linked to higher depression risk

In a new study, researchers found that social media use is linked to the development of depression. The research was conducted by a team at...

New antidepressants can lift depression and suicidal thoughts fast

Depression is the most common cause of disability in the world. Chances are high that you or someone you know will experience a period when...

Depression linked to higher risk of heart disease, early death

In a new study, researchers found further evidence of the link between depressive symptoms and an increased risk of heart disease and early death. The...

Scientists find how drug ketamine can combat depression

In a new study, researchers found that a group of proteins called 4E-BPs, involved in memory formation, is the key to unlocking the antidepressant...

This new psychedelic drug may help treat depression, addiction

In a new study, researchers developed a safer version of the psychedelic drug ibogaine, with the potential for treating addiction, depression and other psychiatric...

Unhealthy gut can cause depression, study shows

Depression is a mental disorder that affects more than 264 million people of all ages worldwide. Understanding its mechanisms is vital for the development of...

Certain antidepressants might increase stroke risk for young adults with PTSD

Certain types of antidepressants might be better than others for treating PTSD because they carry a lower risk of stroke, according to a new...