Mental Health

People with depression need to increase this substance in their blood

People with depression need to increase this substance in their blood

In a recent study, researchers found that people with depression have low blood levels of a substance called acetyl-L-carnitine. The substance can be naturally produced...
How to improve your mood in just 12 minutes

How to improve your mood in just 12 minutes

In a new study, researchers have developed a new strategy to improve mood in just 12 minutes. The finding may help protect people’s mental health...
Esketamine: New hope for treating depression

Esketamine: New hope for treating depression

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new ketamine drug for people with major depression. Different from previous oral drugs and injection...
Deep brain stimulation may help fight depression

Deep brain stimulation may help fight depression

In a new study, researchers found deep brain stimulation may help fight against severe depression. The finding may help develop better treatment for people who...
Depression at young age may predict memory loss later in life

Depression at young age may predict memory loss later in life

In a new study, researchers found people who have depression in their 20s have a high risk of memory loss in their 50s. The finding...
Why some depression drugs may not work

Why depression drugs may not work for some patients

In a new study, researchers found a possible mechanism that may explain why depression drugs may not work for some patients. The findings may help...
First drug for women with postpartum depression

First drug for women with postpartum depression

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug called Zulresso (brexanolone) for treating postpartum depression in women. This is the...
Stress may link depression and heart disease

Stress may link depression and heart disease

In a new study, researchers found stress may lead to inflammation in the body, which links heart disease and depression. The research was conducted by...
New finding may improve PTSD treatment

New finding may improve PTSD treatment

In a new study, researchers found a potential way to improve a common treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. They helped the brain learn...
This nasal spray ketamine drug may help treat depression

This nasal spray ketamine drug may help treat depression

In a new study, researchers reported a ketamine-based nasal spray could help treat depression. The FDA has recently approved this drug to assist with treating...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...