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Inflammation drug promising in depression


September 4th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) A drug that eases inflammation may offer new hope for people with difficult-to-treat depression, says a new study."Inflammation is the body's natural response to infection or ... Read more...

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Depression shows altered brain activity


April 4th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) People in the throes of depression tend to repeatedly dwell on negative thoughts or memories, showing different patterns of brain activity as compared to healthy individuals.Some ... Read more...

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Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce effectiveness of antidepressants


April 26th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
These medicines taken for depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disordersinclude ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen.The study was conducted by scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research atThe Rockefeller University, ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants use found to have long-term benefits


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): An epidemiologist has suggested that the use of anti-depressants may have long-term benefits.Ian Colman, an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, reviewed ... Read more...

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Chronic depression linked to accelerated immune cell aging


April 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): A new UCSF-led study has found that certain cases of major depression are associated with premature aging of immune cells.The findings indicate that accelerated cell aging does not ... Read more...

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Scientists discover key genetic trigger of depression


October 18th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Yale researchers have discovered a gene that seems to play a major role in triggering depression."This could be a primary cause, or at least a major contributing factor, ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disease patients with depression at complications risk


May 20th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that patients with chronic kidney disease who have been diagnosed with depression are twice as likely to be hospitalized, progress to ... Read more...

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Blues make people prefer greys


February 9th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) People with anxiety and depression are most likely to use a shade of grey to represent their mental state. Researchers describe the development of a colour chart, The ... Read more...

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Depressed people ‘feel gray, not blue’


February 9th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Depressed people are most likely to use a shade of gray to represent their mental state, concludes a new study.In the open access journal BMC Medical Research Methodology, ... Read more...

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Stimulating brain’s pleasure centre may help treat depression


January 27th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists at the University Hospital in Bonn, Germany have devised a novel way to treat depression when traditional treatments fail to offer relief.Lead researcher Bettina H. Bewernick is ... Read more...

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Depressed people can’t sustain positive feelings


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): People who suffer from depression cannot sustain activity in brain areas related to positive emotion, according to a new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.The research has overturned ... Read more...

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Depression linked with osteoporosis in young women


November 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Research has shown a clear connection between depression and a loss of bone mass, leading to osteoporosis and fractures. The study led by Raz Yirmiya, head of the brain ... Read more...

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Depression linked to osteoporosis


November 10th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers has shown a clear link between depression and a loss of bone mass, leading to osteoporosis and fractures.The study ... Read more...

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Non-invasive treatment for major depression


November 6th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Patients suffering from major depression now have a safe, effective, non-drug treatment, thanks to the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinic opened by Rush University Medical Center.TMS therapy ... Read more...

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Depressed people tend to over-report physical symptoms


October 29th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): People who are depressed tend to recall more physical symptoms such as aches and pains than they actually experience, say researchers.The study from University of Iowa College of ... Read more...

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It’s official: weight loss improves depressed people’s mood


July 28th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have shown that a weight loss program not only counteracts depressed mood but also reduces risk factors for heart disease and stroke in ... Read more...

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Depressed people with memory problems ‘at increased Alzheimer’s risk’


June 16th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Depressed individuals with memory problems are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease compared to people who are not depressed, says a new study.The research has been published in ... Read more...

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Simple test may predict depression risk


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 3 (IANS) A simple emotional intelligence test could help predict a person's chances of developing depression, according to a new study. Con Stough, professor at Swinburne University of Technology (SUT)'s ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants may act as potential saviours against HIV/AIDS


May 9th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that anti-depressants may act as potential saviours against HIV/AIDS by enhancing the immune function of natural killer (NK) cells.A group of researchers ... Read more...

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Why happiness and suffering are related in depression


March 26th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Scientists have come a step further in understanding how happiness and suffering are related in depression by finding that anticipation of reward increases activity in a region ... Read more...

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Researchers find way to test for depression


March 12th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (IANS) A change in the location of a single protein in the brain could serve as a bio-marker to help identify patients with depression, a new study has claimed. ... Read more...

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A test for depression may soon be a reality


March 12th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found a biomarker for depression that could lead to a quick lab test to identify patients ... Read more...

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation proves to be effective depression treatment


December 6th, 2007 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 6 (ANI): A large scale study, has revealed for the first time that transcranial magnetic stimulation is an effective, non-drug treatment for major depression.Existing antidepressants do not prove beneficial ... Read more...

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