Physical activity may not reduce depression among teens

There is no association between physical activity (PA) and the development of depressive symptoms later on in adolescence, a study has found.

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.

Poor sleep linked to osteo-arthritis in cycle of distress

New research has confirmed that sleep disturbances are initially associated with depressive symptoms and pain but not disability. Over time, however, poor sleep was found to increase depressive symptoms and disability but not pain.

How exercise keeps depression at bay

It is known that physical exercise has many beneficial effects on health and researchers have now found how exercise shields the brain from stress-induced depression.

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.

Depression may increase heart failure risk by 40%

A Norwegian study has now linked depression to heart failure.

First biomarker boon for teens with clinical depression

Researchers from University of Cambridge have identified the first biomarker - a biological signpost - for major depression.

Eating disorders affect men too: Study

Parents and doctors, who assume eating disorders very rarely affect males, should reconsider again.

Low vitamin D levels spell depression

Low levels of vitamin D, linked earlier with cardio diseases and neurological conditions, are also tied with the blues.

Smoking contributes to blues among teens

Some teenagers smoke to puff away their blues, but it may actually end up worsening their depressive symptoms.

Smoking contributes to blues among teens

Some teenagers smoke to puff away their blues, but it may actually end up worsening their depressive symptoms.