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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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Less sleep enhances stroke risk among middle-aged


June 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Habitually sleeping less than six hours at night significantly elevates risk of stroke among middle-aged and older adults of normal weight at low risk for ... Read more...

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Depression linked to sleep apnea


April 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its other symptoms are tied to depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race."Snorting, gasping or stopping breathing while ... Read more...

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Antidepressants ‘do not cure all depression symptoms completely’


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Antidepressants do not cure all depression symptoms completely, according to a new study.After analyzing data from the largest study on the treatment of depression, researchers at UT Southwestern ... Read more...

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50pc of bipolar disorder patients suffer work, social or family disabilities


April 6th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): A study conducted at the University of Granada has found that 50 pc of patients with bipolar disorder suffer some type of work, social and family disability, and ... Read more...

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Peer support shows promise in the fight against depression


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has found that peer support offers promise as an effective, low-cost tool for fighting depression.In the research, programs in which patients and volunteers share information ... Read more...

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Brain injuries can affect sleep pattern, shows study


May 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Brain injuries can result in reduced production of melatonin -- a hormone that regulates biological rhythms, including sleep -- a new study has found. The reduced ... Read more...

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Acupuncture ‘helps beat the blues during pregnancy’


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Acupuncture may help lessen depression symptoms during pregnancy, a new Stanford University School of Medicine study shows.The study authors, led by Rachel Manber, PhD, professor of psychiatry and ... Read more...

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Benefit of antidepressants vary with severity of depression symptoms


January 6th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Antidepressant medications are not much of help for patients with mild or moderate depression, but appear to provide substantial benefit for people with very severe depression, says a ... Read more...

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Fear of anxiety makes worriers prone to depression


December 1st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The fear of anxiety may put people who are already severe worriers at risk for depression, says a new study. Understanding this specific sensitivity may make it a potential ... Read more...

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Anxiety fear ‘puts above-average worriers at depression risk’


December 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study by Penn State researchers has revealed that anxiety sensitivity, or the fear of feeling anxious, may put people who are already above-average worriers at risk ... Read more...

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Depression, inflammation flares up pain in rheumatoid arthritis


August 5th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists have revealed that depression and inflammation can increase the likelihood of pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a condition in which patients experience stiffness, swelling, pain and a ... Read more...

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Screening for depressive symptoms in kids could start in second grade


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Screening for depressive symptoms among children, could begin as early as the second grade, according to a new University of Washington study.In the study, the researchers followed nearly ... Read more...

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Stress, depression ‘worsen childhood asthma’


July 17th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Stress and depression could worsen childhood asthma, according to a new study.The study, conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo, has shown that depressed kids with asthma ... Read more...

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Caring for siblings, helping elders may lower depression symptoms among teens


June 5th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Family obligation-such as caring for siblings or helping elders-has been found to play a positive role in lowering teenage depression symptoms among Chinese-American adolescents in a new study. ... Read more...

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Too much TV time increases depression risk among teens


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Too much exposure to television and other electronic media during adolescence might lead to depression in young adulthood, especially among men, say researchers.A team led by Brian ... Read more...

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Pregnancy hormone level can predict postpartum depression risk


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Higher levels of a hormone produced by the placenta halfway through pregnancy can put women at increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a new study.The research ... Read more...

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Postpartum depression can lead to poor sleep quality


December 11th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Postpartum depression (PPD) could lead to poor sleep quality, says a new study, which claims that depression symptoms worsen in PPD patients when their quality of sleep ... Read more...

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Ex Nepalese child soldiers more likely to have mental health problems


August 13th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has found that in Nepal, former child soldiers display greater severity of mental health problems, such as symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation used in curing deep depression


July 22nd, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 22 (IANS) Canadian researchers claim to have successfully used an electrical surgical technique to relieve severe mental depression in chronic cases. A team of researchers at Toronto Western Hospital subjected ... Read more...

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Risk of stroke in older women linked to excess sleep


July 18th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 18 (IANS) Excess sleep may be a more serious sign of stroke risk among postmenopausal women than not getting enough sleep, according to a study by US researchers. Postmenopausal ... Read more...

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Kids exposed to family stress at higher risk of developing emotional problems


June 21st, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Small children who are exposed to familial stress are at higher risk of developing anxious and depressive symptoms in early adolescence, a new study has found.The doctorate ... Read more...

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Depression ups diabetes risk, and vice versa


June 18th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Johns Hopkins doctors say that a study conducted by them shows that people with depression have an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes, and vice versa.Dr. Sherita ... Read more...

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Depressed people less receptive to feel good chemicals in brain


May 9th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A new study at the University of Michigan Depression Center has shown that some people suffering from depression have fewer receptors for some of the brains feel ... Read more...

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Positive experiences reduce depression symptoms in MS patients


April 9th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that positive experiences can significantly reduce emotional and psychological stress or depression among people with multiple sclerosis (MS).The study conducted by Alexa ... Read more...

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Depression symptoms in kids not similar to those in adults


March 15th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Depression is not always manifested in children in the same way as it is in adults, says a new study.According to Prof. Claudia Mehler-Wex and Dr. Michael ... Read more...

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Music therapy may help ease depression symptoms


February 29th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 29 (ANI): A recent review of five small studies has cited that music therapy might aid in easing depression symptoms but its efficacy as the sole intervention is not ... Read more...

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Bright light therapy could relieve bipolar depression in some patients


January 4th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 4 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicines Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic have found that bright light therapy can relieve some patients of bipolar depression.The ... Read more...

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