Depression

These depression drugs may increase death risk, study shows

In a new study, researchers found an increased death risk in adults with depression who used newer antipsychotic medications compared to people who used...

Youth depression linked to higher risk of 66 diseases and early death

In a new study, researchers found that depressed children and teenagers have an increased risk of suffering from premature death and a wide range...

Scientists find a leading cause of depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that loneliness is responsible for 18% of depression among people over 50. They found that people's subjective experiences of...

PTSD with depression may strongly increase risk of early death, Harvard study shows

In a new study, researchers found that women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression have an almost fourfold greater risk of early death...

Unhealthy gut linked to major depression, study finds

In a new study, researchers found a link between human gut microbiome disturbances and major depressive disorder (MDD). The research was conducted by a team...

‘Alarming’ COVID-19 study shows 80% of people have strong depression

In a new study, researchers looked at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted young US adults' loneliness and found "strong depressive symptoms" in 80%...

Why an antidepressant could be used to treat COVID-19

A commonly used drug called fluvoxamine was recently tested as a treatment for COVID-19 in the United States. The 152 patients enrolled in the trial...

Scientists can see depression in your eyes

When people win or lose something, their pupils dilate slightly. In a new study, researchers found that this dilation is less pronounced in depressed patients...

Your heart rate could effectively predict your depression risk

In a recent study at Goethe University and elsewhere, researchers found that measuring changes in 24-hour heart rate can reliably indicate whether or not...

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...