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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Old Facebook pics, comments can help treat depression: Research
Facebook could be used to treat depression as 90 percent of users log on to the social networking si...
Heavy internet users can have withdrawal symptoms like drug abusers
Using the internet for long periods of time can cause withdrawal symptoms similar to the `comedown` ...
Cyclone in making over east-central Bay of Bengal?
A deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal, which moved westwards and lay centred about 520 k...
Storm Kai-Tak lashes Vietnam; 27 killed
Storm Kai-Tak, with winds of speeds up to 73 km per hour, hit the coastal region in Quang Ninh provi...
Indian American mother accused of drowning baby
A 30-year-old Indian American pharmacist, suffering from postpartum depression, allegedly killed he...
Man commits suicide after wife deserts him
Depressed after his wife left him over an altercation, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging...
Now, robot to alleviate depression in elderly
The latest therapeutic robot developed in Japan looks like a fluffy toy and has been designed as a c...
Pollution causes brain damage, depression
Long-term exposure to air pollution could damage the brain and cause depression, besides triggering ...
Parents can halve kids` anxiety, depression
The right match between parenting style and child`s personality can practically halve depression and...
Depressed? Be kind, compassionate
Rather than taking anti-depressants, people suffering from depression have an inexpensive way out - ...
Breastfeeding problems tied to moms` depression
The so-called `baby blues`- where mothers feel anxious, sad or irritable in the days after delivery ...
Indians most depressed: WHO report
According to a study conducted by the World Health Organization, India has the highest rate of major...
Pill poppers invite more cycles of depression
Pill popping seems to be the easiest thing to do in the world, especially when trying to drive away ...
Use of anti-depressants may increase relapse risk
A new study has found that patients who use anti-depressants are much more likely to suffer relapses...
Depression increases the risk of crack use
Women who are clinically depressed at the time they enter drug court are four times likelier to use ...
Caesarean births up risk of post-natal depression
A woman’s risk of post-natal depression increases substantially if she has a Caesarean section, and ...
Depression during pregnancy up asthma risk
Understanding how maternal health affects a child``s respiratory health is important in developing e...
One in three women take pills to beat depression
One in every three women in UK take the help of anti-depressants to relieve despair at some point in...
Pollution can cause brain damage, depression
Long-term exposure to air pollution could damage the brain and cause depression.
Early life adversities linked to stress
Most people are pulled down by significant adversities like the death of a loved one or getting fire...
Insomnia `can lead to depression`
Men who have difficulty falling asleep are at greater risk of depression than those who nod off eas...
Urinary incontinence after birth ups depression
Women with urinary incontinence after giving birth are twice as likely to develop postpartum depress...
Depression moves to Jharkhand, hundreds marooned
Hundreds of people have become shelterless in the 72 hours of heavy rainfall.
How commonly used anaesthetic lifts depression
The anaesthetic lifts depression, and it seems to act on neurons in an unusual way.
Depression over north Bay of Bengal
The well-marked low pressure area over the sea off Orissa-West Bengal coast has concentrated into a...
Women’s brains are wired for mood swings
Oestrogen can have a bigger effect on women due to their ever-fluctuating hormone levels.
People suffering from depression get stuck on negative thoughts
A new study suggests people suffering from depression get stuck on bad thoughts because they’re unab...
Now, an instant blood test to diagnose depression!
The new test can improve early detection depression if performed during regular medical checks.
Anxiety, depression accounts for risky driving
Young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are more likely to take risks on the road.
DNA region linked to depression discovered
The new studies identified a DNA region containing up to 90 genes.
Digestive problems early in life ‘may up depression risk’
Depression and anxiety may result from short-term digestive irritation early in life, said a study.
`Obesity closely associated with depression`
The word fat is fast becoming a social stigma and has a deep psychological toll on the individual.
Anxiety can weaken bones
Researchers found a link between depressive symptoms and reduction in bone mineral density.
Taiwan man jumps to death over `apocalypse warning`
The 70-year-old suffered from chronic depression.
Depression also carries positive effect
A new study has suggested that depression has a positive side-effect.
Stress, depression linked to shorter survival in cancer patients
Till date, the biological mechanisms behind stress affecting tumour`s ability to grow and spread in ...
Brainwaves could help predict schizophrenia, depression
Despite major neural changes during adolescence, most individuals maintain a consistent pattern of b...
Now, a nasal spray to beat depression
The spray is designed to penetrate the brain areas involved in mood.
Soon, a pill to combat stress
Scientists have identified a brain mechanism that turns fear into overwhelming anxiety.
Depressed New Zealander cooks and eats own finger
It is one of only 8 documented cases of self-cannibalism recorded in world.
Brisk walk daily `can help beat the blues`
Daily exercise alone could be as effective in treating depression as antidepressant pills.
Yoga calms heart pace, cuts anxiety: Study
People who suffer from irregular heartbeat could benefit from doing yoga regularly.
Binge drinking ups future depression risk
Researchers have warned that binge-drinking teenagers are more likely to have mood disorders such as...
Depression makes knee arthritis worse
A new study has suggested that clinical depression can make the symptoms of knee arthritis worse tha...
Depression may increase kidney failure risk
Depression is linked to an increased risk of developing kidney failure in the future.
Depression after miscarriage can continue after healthy birth
Maternal depression can have adverse impacts on children and families.
Mubarak `very sick`, fainting due to depression
It is reported that the former Prez refusing to take medication.
Study finds link between genes and depression
The findings could help lead the way toward developing more individualized therapies.
Weight worries can cause depression
Penn State sociologists have found that teenage girls who think they are overweight, but are not, ar...
Our body clock unchanged for millions of years
Scientists had previously thought the circadian clock was driven by gene activity.
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