Serotonin deficiency may not be behind depression

  A new study has demonstrated that deficiency in serotonin, which act as a chemical messenger in the brain, leads to depression.

Brains of depressed young adults 'hyper-connected'

 Several regions of the brain in young adults who have a history of depression are "hyper-connected" -- or are talking to each other a little too much, new research finds.

Fans demand Waldo Tunnel be renamed after Robin Williams

Fans of Robin Williams have signed a petition demanding the Waldo Tunnel to be renamed after the Oscar-winning actor.

Playing violent video games could lead to depression in kids

A new study has suggested that kids who play violent video games might be at a greater risk for depression.

Five health benefits of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a commonly known relaxation treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, seeds, barks, herbs and roots. It helps in improving our health, mood and mind.

Risky situations fuel anxiety among women

Risky situations in any setting increases anxiety among women, leading them to perform worse under stressed circumstances, finds a new study.

Dwayne Johnson to do `Journey...` sequels

Actor Dwayne `The Rock` Johnson has been signed on to star in two more `Journey to the Center of the Earth` sequels.

Parkinson`s disease leads to depression

A new study has suggested that depression is a common indication of Parkinson`s disease but it remains untreated for many patients.

Depression common symptom in Parkinson`s patients

Hollywood actor Robin Williams, who hung himself at his home earlier this week, has been diagnosed with Parkinson`s disease. Now, researchers have confirmed the suspicion that depression is a very common symptom in people suffering from Parkinson`s disease.

Robin Williams had early stages of Parkinson`s disease: Wife

Susan Schneider, the wife of Robin Williams, has disclosed that her late husband was in the early stages of Parkinson`s disease at the time of his death earlier this week.

Robin Williams` funeral to be in San Francisco?

Comedy legend Robin Williams will reportedly be laid to rest in the Bay Area of San Francisco in a private family funeral.

How immune system triggers psychological disorders

People with high levels of "inflammatory marker" proteins released into the blood in response to infection are at greater risk of developing depression and psychosis, says a study.

Benefits and drawbacks of napping!

Most of us love napping during the day, but one needs to understand the pros and cons of it. While napping has many health benefits, resting at the wrong time or for too long time can have negative effects.

Now, app that helps control anxiety, depression in youngsters

A `Hide and Seek` app is being developed for smartphones that will help young people to control their anxiety and depression by teaching them to stay calm.

New study claims physically fit adolescents` are less depressed

A new study has shown that physically fit sixth graders especially girls are less depressed when they reach in seventh grade.

Newsroom journalists are likelier victims of PTSD, depression

A new study claims that journalists who work in the newsroom amidst images of extreme violence face more risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression.

Why some people are more vulnerable to stress revealed

A new study has revealed the reason why some people are more susceptible to stress and stress-related psychiatric disorders.

Depression increases dementia risk

The secret of preventing memory loss in old age may lie in treating depression and causes of stress early as researchers have confirmed that depression indeed increases the risk of dementia.

Teenagers active in evenings more prone to insomnia

Have you witnessed your teenage son getting more active in the evenings compared to rest of the day? He may be prone to develop insomnia in addition to depression and anxiety.

Weight control measures can help women beat depression

A new study has revealed that weight management programs also help in reducing depression among black women.