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Planning to stop your exercise? It could elevate depressive symptoms

There is limited research into what happens with depressive symptoms when exercise is stopped.

Mar 23, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

Ketamine may cut depressive symptoms in two hours

Several studies have reported "rapid, robust, and relatively sustained antidepressant response" to ketamine, injected intravenously at low, subanesthetic doses, the researchers said.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Seasonal affective disorder: What is it? Symptoms, who is at risk?

Researchers are yet to find out the specific cause of SAD, but it is believed that several factors may increase your risk. 

Nov 16, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

How depression is linked to diabetes during pregnancy

 Depression in early pregnancy more than doubles the risk of gestational diabetes, which, in turn, increases risk of postpartum depression six weeks after giving birth, says a study.

Sep 20, 2016, 23:09 PM IST

Aerobics exercise helps to control asthma

 A new study has found that aerobics is really helpful for asthma patients and is effective in controlling asthma.

Oct 20, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Your credit cards may make you depressed

If you have too many credit cards and overdue bills, you could be at increased risk of depression, as a new study suggests that short-term household debt increases depressive symptoms.

May 01, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

Insomnia, depression can trigger nightmares

Worried about having frequent nightmares? It could be an early sign of depression, suggest Finnish researchers who have cited a possible link between depression and nightmares.

Apr 03, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Low testosterone level can make men depressed

Men with low levels of testosterone have higher rates of depression and depressive symptoms than the general population, new research says.

Mar 07, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2014, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Oct 06, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

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.

Sep 22, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Depression may increase heart failure risk by 40%

A Norwegian study has now linked depression to heart failure.

Apr 07, 2014, 19:51 PM IST

First biomarker boon for teens with clinical depression

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

Feb 18, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

Eating disorders affect men too: Study

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

Nov 05, 2013, 11:45 AM IST

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.

Jan 06, 2012, 17:05 PM IST

Smoking contributes to blues among teens

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

Aug 30, 2010, 11:42 AM IST

Smoking contributes to blues among teens

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

Aug 30, 2010, 00:00 AM IST