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Gestational diabetes likely to elevate depression risk following childbirth

Gestational diabetes likely to elevate depression risk following childbirth

The study also found that among women with a history of depression, pre-gestational diabetes and mild preterm delivery increased the risk of postpartum depression.

This drug may boost memory in patients suffering from depression - Read

This drug may boost memory in patients suffering from depression - Read

Almost all patients with depression experience problems with concentration, memory and attention.

Depression could mean lack of nutrition too! Six nutritional deficiencies that may cause the mental condition

Depression could mean lack of nutrition too! Six nutritional deficiencies that may cause the mental condition

Nutritional deficiency can also play its part in triggering or worsening the mental condition.

For your heart, depression may be as risky as obesity and cholesterol

For your heart, depression may be as risky as obesity and cholesterol

Depression accounted for nearly 15 per cent of the cardiovascular deaths. 

Brain protein behind depression in pregnancy

Brain protein behind depression in pregnancy

The results showed that the lower BDNF levels at both the second and third trimesters predicted greater depressive symptoms in the third trimester. 

Antidepressant may up hip fracture risk in elderly

Antidepressant may up hip fracture risk in elderly

The study found that even in people without Alzheimer's, the regular use of antidepressants was associated with two times higher risk of hip fracture among controls.

People with depression have risk of suffering from schizophrenia

People with depression have risk of suffering from schizophrenia

As the symptoms of schizophrenia are similar to depression, the gene makeup plays an important role

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Smartphone apps can help deal with depression, anxiety

Researchers from Northwestern University in the United States found that 13 speedy mini-apps called `IntelliCare` significantly reduced 50 percent depression and anxiety

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

A new study has found that mothers with early and chronic depression may increase the risk of kids developing social-emotional problems.

Video game-based app 'Project: EVO' may help treat late-life depression

Video game-based app 'Project: EVO' may help treat late-life depression

A new video game-based app called 'Project: EVO' may help treat older adults who are diagnosed with late-life depression and also tragets underlying cognitive issues in them.

Depression, anxiety may up risk of long-term opioid use

Depression, anxiety may up risk of long-term opioid use

Rates of increase of long-term opioid use ranged from 1.5 times for patients taking medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), three times for previous substance use disorders and nearly 9 times for previous opioid use disorders.

Multiple social media usage may increase risk of depression

Multiple social media usage may increase risk of depression

Nowadays, everyone have become so addicted to social media platforms but it is said that using a couple of social media platforms may be all right. 

Depression may make people less responsive to cancer treatment, says study

Depression may make people less responsive to cancer treatment, says study

A new study conducted by researchers states that depression can possibly make people less responsive to chemotherapy.

Five reasons why you should stop taking too many painkillers!

Five reasons why you should stop taking too many painkillers!

If you are the type who pops in painkillers without wasting thoughts over your action, then it is time to be alert. Taking in too many painkillers have side-effects which can, in fact, turn life-threatening.

Pets can help overcome mental trauma, says study!

Pets can help overcome mental trauma, says study!

Participants in the study related that their pet helped by distracting them from symptoms and upsetting experiences such as hearing voices or suicidal thoughts.

This depression drug can reduce joint pain in women with breast cancer

This depression drug can reduce joint pain in women with breast cancer

The researches conducted a trial to test whether duloxetine, a depression and anxiety drug, could alleviate pain caused by aromatase inhibitors

Health anxiety: What is it? How does it increase your risk for heart disease? Know the causes of this disorder!

Health anxiety: What is it? How does it increase your risk for heart disease? Know the causes of this disorder!

New new research suggests that health anxiety might increase the risk of heart disease.

Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to turn into cyclonic storm: MET department

Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to turn into cyclonic storm: MET department

The MET department said on Tuesday that Andaman and Nicobar archipelago will receive rainfall in the next two days.

World Disability Day: How disabled people can overcome depression!

World Disability Day: How disabled people can overcome depression!

'World Disability  Day' or the 'International Day of People with Disability' is celebrated every year on December 3 with the aim to encourage a better understanding of people affected by a disability and also to raise awareness about it.

Social stigma causing depression, suicide in people with HIV

Social stigma causing depression, suicide in people with HIV

According to the survey people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS are three times more likely to commit suicide than general population.