anxiety and depression

New devices warn of blackouts


September 7th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Two new devices are now available to monitor recurrent blackouts, which can cause death in 10 percent cases and injuries in 30 percent, a senior cardiologist ... Read more...

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Depression, anxiety affects every society: Study


July 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that depression and anxiety affects every society and country in the world, debunking old theories that only Westerners get depressed.The findings come from ... Read more...

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Easter Island drug boosts memory, learning


July 1st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) A drug of Polynesian origin has shown exciting results in improving memory and learning, which diminish with age but hit rock bottom in Alzhemier's patients. University ... Read more...

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Source of happiness may lie in your gut


June 13th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, June 13 (IANS) Brain levels of serotonin, the 'happiness hormone' linked to normal functioning of adult brain, are regulated by the amount of bugs in your gut during early ... Read more...

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Magnetic pulse therapy may help treat depression: Study


May 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A non-invasive and drug-free magnetic therapy could help thousands of people - doomed to a life of depression - kiss their blues away.Results from tests on ... Read more...

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Obese girls show greater poise when happy with their shape


April 30th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Young women who may be obese but are happy with their size or shape show greater levels of self-possession, which offsets any ridicule they are likely ... Read more...

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Pregnant women’s exposure to pollutants harms kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The exposure of pregnant women to PAH air pollutants - fumes from diesel, petrol and coal - can saddle their children kids with behavioural problems, a ... Read more...

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Faster growth during puberty triggers anxiety


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Children maturing faster during puberty are more likely to experience anxiety and blues, says a study.Teachers and parents should not only watch the timing of puberty, ... Read more...

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Now, treat chronic migraine with Botox


August 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The anti-ageing drug Botox was until now an answer to your beauty concerns, but now the treatment can also benefit sufferers of chronic migraine, a neurological ... Read more...

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Parents can halve kids’ anxiety, depression


August 1st, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) The right match between parenting style and child's personality can practically halve depression and anxiety symptoms in school children. But mismatches can lead to twice as ... Read more...

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Anxiety, depression accounts for risky driving


May 18th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road, a study says.Birdie Scott-Parker, from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), ... Read more...

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Mindapples - foolproof mood boosting remedy


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Mindapples is the name of a new five-day programme to help everyone feel cheerful by eating more fruit and vegetables. It requires you to think of ... Read more...

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Prenatal exposure to pollutants linked to behavioural problems in children


April 13th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A new study has found that when pregnant mothers are exposed to pollutants, created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and other organic material, it could lead ... Read more...

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Yoga reduces irregular heartbeat and anxiety


April 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that yoga can halve the number of episodes of a potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, and improve the symptoms ... Read more...

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How Prozac alters brain plasticity


March 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study is investigating physiological changes within the brain that may be caused by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) such as Prozac, used for treating severe anxiety ... Read more...

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Bad relationship with spouse causes ‘pre-baby blues’


March 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has found that a bad relationship with the husband or partner is the strongest predictor of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy.Anxiety and depression during pregnancy ... Read more...

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Bad relations with spouse causes ‘pre-baby blues’


March 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) New research shows that a bad relationship with the husband or partner is the strongest cause of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy.Anxiety and depression during pregnancy ... Read more...

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Depression after miscarriage can continue after healthy birth


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): A new study has found that women who experience depression and anxiety after a miscarriage can continue to experience these symptoms even if they subsequently go on to ... Read more...

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Global infotainment wrecking our sense of self-worth


February 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Ten years ago, young people aspired to become lawyers and doctors. Now they yearn to achieve the celebrity of Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey - and these ... Read more...

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BP oil spill’s psychological effects go beyond residents of impacted areas


February 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around ... Read more...

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Exercise, helping others can be as effective as drugs to treat mental illnesses


February 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that lifestyle changes-such as getting more exercise, time in nature, or helping others-can be as effective as drugs or counseling to treat an ... Read more...

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Global celebrity culture fuelling ‘fear of insignificance’ warns psychologist


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A university psychologist has warned that the global celebrity culture is adding fuel to the "fear of insignificance" by undermining one's self-image and sense of self-worth.Dr Carlo Strenger ... Read more...

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Mediation boosts brain health - and just in a few months


February 16th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has found that regular meditation can boost brain health and results begin to show in just a few months.The researchers ... Read more...

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Obese people ‘more likely to have mental health problems’


January 25th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): An Australian study has found that people who are obese are more likely to have mental health problems.Researchers collected data on the physical and mental health of more ... Read more...

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Soldiers with positive outlook ‘less likely to suffer health problems’


January 5th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Soldiers with a positive outlook in the most traumatic situations are less likely to suffer health problems such as anxiety and depression, a research team led by Michigan ... Read more...

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Quitting smoking improves mood: Study


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Conventional wisdom says many smokers use cigarettes to ease anxiety and depression. But a new study has shown that quitting makes people happier.In the new study, researchers ... Read more...

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Binge drinking ‘ups future depression risk in teens’


November 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Researchers have warned that binge-drinking teenagers are more likely to have mood disorders such as anxiety and depression in adulthood.Researchers at the Loyola University Health System have found ... Read more...

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Severe acne may increase suicidal behavior, study says


November 13th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- People dealing with severe acne could suffer from increased suicide attempts, according to a recent study released Friday.Previous studies had suggested that medical treatments for acne such as ... Read more...

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Ecstasy users unlikely to suffer worse health problems: Study


October 26th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that young ecstasy users are unlikely to suffer worse health or behavioural problems than non-users of the party drug.The Queensland Alcohol Drug and ... Read more...

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Mushroom drug fights cancer patients’ anxiety


September 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A "magic mushroom" drug can improve the quality of life of patients with advanced cancer by reducing anxiety. Research in the US has shown that one session with ... Read more...

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Guidelines to ease insomnia and other sleep disorders


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has released up-to-the-minute guidelines regarding insomnia and other sleep disorders to guide psychiatrists and physicians dealing with this problem.Sleep experts agree that ... Read more...

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Smoked cannabis relieves chronic pain


August 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Smoked cannabis provides relief to patients suffering from chronic pain, improves mood and helps sleep, according to a new research.Oral cannabinoids have shown success in treating some types ... Read more...

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Yoga boosts recovery in breast cancer survivors


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A research has found that the new specialized Iyengar yoga program for breast cancer survivors and those undergoing breast cancer treatment affects the recovery positively.For two years ... Read more...

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Special yoga classes for breast cancer survivors boost recovery


August 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): A research has found that the new specialized Iyengar yoga program for breast cancer survivors and those undergoing breast cancer treatment affects the recovery positively.For two years groups ... Read more...

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Antidepressants ‘can treat severe depression in menopausal women’


August 17th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Antidepressants can alleviate severe depression syndromes in women experiencing or about to experience menopause, according to a new study.Virginia Commonwealth University researcher Susan G. Kornstein and her colleagues ... Read more...

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