Music therapy reduces depression in kids, adolescents

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems, a study found.

Marital woes can make you fat

If you have a history of depression, picking up fights with your better half could increase the risk of obesity by altering how the body processes high-fat foods, says a new research.

People with stress-related inflammation likelier to suffer from depression

A new study has indicated that stress- related inflammation might lead to an increase in the risk of depression.

Heart attack ups depression risk in women

Women are at a higher risk of developing anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, new research shows.

Depression and ageing linked to single gene

A group of researchers from Germany and the US has found that both ageing and depression are associated with changes in a single gene.

Exercising three times a week cuts depression risk

A new study has demonstrated that people who are physically active three times a week are less likely to go under depression.

Rap music can help combat mental health issues

A new study has claimed that listening to rap music can help combat mental health issues.

Life stressors driving teenage girls towards depression

More and more teenage girls are falling into the depression trap and this may be the result of girls' greater exposure to stressful interpersonal events, making them more likely to ruminate.

Why are Americans more depressed today

US citizens are more depressed now than they have been in decades but most of them are not aware of their conditions, says a new study.

Weight loss surgery may not curb depression in some people

Bariatric surgery is not a magic wand to curb depression, say scientists who found that not all obese people feel better after undergoing weight loss surgery.

Physical exercises can fight stress-induced depression

A new study has demonstrated that doing physical exercises on a regular basis helps protecting the brain from stress-induced depression.

Bariatric surgery may worsen depression for some

Most obese people feel better after weight-loss surgery but unfortunately, this is not true for some, says a study.

Stressed? Walk outdoor to boost spirit

Coping with stress may come without a cost if you care to go out of your house and walk with others in the local natural environment, a study suggests.

Job loss fears may put people at asthma risk

Work-related stress and a fear of losing one's job may put people at the risk of developing asthma, warns an observational study.

How to prevent depression risk among teens

If you wish to shield your kids from depression, driving home the point that personalities can be changed may help, a study suggests.

Why stress makes people grumpy

Why is it that when people are too stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted or forgetful? Researchers have now discovered the mechanism that explains the relationship between chronic stress and the loss of social skills and cognitive impairment.

App to read your state of mind

Your phone may now automatically know if you are depressed, stressed or lonely as researchers have developed an app that reveals mental health, performance and behaviour of users.

'Mindfulness' can improve adults' poor health caused by childhood adversity

A new study has revealed that mindfulness and accepting the present moments can help in improving the health of adults who were mistreated or ignored as kids.

Resilient people have higher pain tolerance: Study

People with higher ability to overcome adverse circumstances feel less pain, are more active on a daily basis and have a better mood, irrespective of their gender, according to a new study.

Men, women endure chronic pain on similar levels

A new study has revealed that men and women endure chronic pain on similar levels.