Right to die: Belgian doctors grant euthanasia to 24-year-old depressed woman

Zee Media Bureau

Brussels: Doctors in Belgium have given the green signal to a medically depressed woman to end her own life. The otherwise healthy woman has qualified for euthanasia under Belgian law, even though she is not terminally ill.

A walk in nature could battle depression

Taking a walk in natural surroundings could lead to a lower risk of depression, a new study has found.

Low testosterone ups depression risk in men

Men with low levels of testosterone are at increased risk of suffering from depression than those of the general population, new research says.

'Indian de-addiction centres lack proper facilities'

 Around 70 percent of de-addiction centres in India do not have the standard treatment and care facilities leading to chances of relapse among the drug addicts, health experts said on Tuesday.

Depressed? Go for red grapes and wine

A new study has found that red grapes and wine can help ease depression.

Let it all out: 6 reasons why crying is good for your health!

Ritu Singh

''What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul''

I suffered from depression: Cara Delevingne
I suffered from depression: Cara Delevingne

Supermodel Cara Delevingne has revealed she suffered from a "massive wave" of depression and anxiety as a young girl.

There was depression in Winehouse's life: Former manager
There was depression in Winehouse's life: Former manager

Ahead of the India release of "Amy", a biopic on late singer Amy Winehouse, her former manager Nick Shymansky has said that he only later realised that there was "depression" in her life.

Tom Ford became 'quite depressed'

Designer Tom Ford says that his drinking spiralled "out of control" when he was in his 40s, and his problems escalated when he left the Italian fashion and leather goods brand Gucci in 2004.

Exercise helps people overpower depression

Exercise has a positive effect on depression, a dissertation from Sweden's Sahlgrenska Academy has revealed.

Chronic pain linked to depression: Study

 Chronic pain can also lead to anxiety and depression as brain inflammation caused by long-term nerve pain alters activity in areas that regulate mood and motivation, says new research.

Forget love, loneliness is in the air!

Yes, loneliness is in! Look around yourself. Don't you notice curious eyes glued into flashy screens and fingers hurriedly typing away in glory! In offices, in metros, in all public places and even at family functions, this is the trend nowadays. This is the new 'normal' now.

Punjabi singer Dharampreet ends life

A renowned Punjabi singer, Dharampreet, 40, committed suicide on Monday by hanging from the ceiling fan.

Rising cost of education becoming a burden on middle-class parents

The rising cost of education is becoming a burden on the middle-class parents.

Depression in Arabian Sea develops into cyclonic storm

The deep depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into cyclonic storm "Ashobaa" and is expected to further develop into a "super cyclonic storm" in next 24-36 hours, the weather office said on Monday.

Depression over Arabian Sea, heavy rains likely in West Coast: IMD
Depression over Arabian Sea, heavy rains likely in West Coast: IMD

India Meteorological Department (IMD) is closely monitoring a depression that has developed over the Arabian Sea and is expected to turn into a "deep depression", bringing heavy rains in Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat.

Eating placenta doesn't benefit health: Study

US researchers have found no evidence to support the popular claims that eating the placenta after childbirth may protect new mothers against depression or boost their energy.

Teenage bullying linked to adult depression: UK study

Nearly one in three cases of depression among young British adults may be traced to having been bullied as adolescents, a study said Tuesday.

Slow cognitive process among teens linked with depression, anxiety as adults

A new study has observed that teens with slower performance on a test of "cognitive processing speed" are more likely to have depression and anxiety symptoms as adults.

Depression ups mortality risk in heart failure patients

Patients with heart failure are at five-fold increased risk of death following discharge from hospital if they also suffer from moderate to severe depression, a new research has found.