Mental Health

This common nutrient could help treat depression

This common nutrient could help treat depression

In a recent study from the University of Vermont, researchers found that over-the-counter oral magnesium tablets could help treat mild-to-moderate depression. In addition, magnesium treatment...
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...