This common mental problem linked to faster development of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that anxiety is linked to an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease. The research...

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...

People with depression fare worse in heart health study

Heart disease and depression are interwoven, and a new study is helping unravel that connection by linking depression with poorer scores on seven important...

This high blood pressure drug may reduce alcohol withdrawal symptoms

In a new study, researchers found that a drug once used to treat high blood pressure can help alcoholics with withdrawal symptoms reduce or...

Two-thirds of U.S. older people say they won’t treat their depression

In a new study, researchers found that nearly two-thirds (61%) of Americans age 65 or older who have concerns about having depression will not...

This depression drug may stop cancer growth

In a new study, researchers found that the antidepressant sertraline inhibits the growth of cancer cells. It targes a metabolic addiction that allows different types...

Lack of interest linked to higher risk of dementia, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who lack interest in the world around them are at an increased risk of developing dementia. The...

Eating too much sugar may drive these mental problems

In a new study, researchers found that conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and even aggressive behaviors may be linked...

This depression drug may help prevent severe COVID-19, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that the antidepressant fluvoxamine appears to prevent COVID-19 infections from worsening and may help keep patients out of...

How to overcome pandemic fatigue

The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases throughout Pennsylvania and across the United States makes continued vigilance with established safety efforts essential to helping slow...

These 2 things are critical for preventing depression

In a new study, researchers found that lifestyle factors such as less screen time, adequate sleep, a better-quality diet, and physical activity strongly impact...

Low fitness linked to higher depression and anxiety risk, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people with low aerobic and muscular fitness are nearly twice as likely to experience depression. Low fitness levels...

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Depression, anxiety and PTSD may not be mental diseases at all

In a new study, researchers found that some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD, might not be disorders at...

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In a new study, researchers found that a commonly used anti-psychotic medication was linked to adverse changes in brain structure. This study is the first...

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