Depression

‘I was in denial': Woman recounts experience with postpartum depression and chronic pain

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

A new study shows "a significant association" between chronic postpartum pain and postpartum depression.
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Standard-, high-dose ketamine outperform placebo in treatment-resistant depression

3 hours ago   |   Healio

Single IV ketamine doses of 0.5 mg/kg and 1 mg/kg were more effective than an active placebo in reducing symptoms over a 3-day period in patients with treatment-resistant...
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The Checkup: Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics tries to guide doctors and dispel myths about growing up with gender identity questions.
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Sini powder, a TCM herbal formula, shown to have potent anti-depressive effects

Sini powder, a TCM herbal formula, shown to have potent anti-depressive effects

12 hours ago   |   Natural News

According to a team of researchers, Sini powder, an herbal formula, can be used as a natural alternative to antidepressants. The study, which was published in the Chinese...
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Social media reduces risk of depression among seniors with pain

12 hours ago   |   News Medical

With a few finger strokes or swipes on a computer or cell phone, seniors with pain reduce the risk of depression when visiting social media sites.
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Ketamine Dosing for Depression May Not Be 'One-Size-Fits-All'

17 hours ago   |   Medscape

A study confirms the antidepressant effects of intravenous ketamine at the standard 0.5 mg/kg dose and hints that a lower dose might also have some benefit with fewer side...
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You Work Hard To Push Through Anxiety And Depression - So Wear It With Pride

You Work Hard To Push Through Anxiety And Depression - So Wear It With Pride

21 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

This line of Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar necklaces were created for a great cause There's nothing better than buying really pretty jewelry for a really great cause. Jen...
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Suicide in Seniors; Can Facebook Flag Depression?

22 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

News and commentary from the psychiatry world
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Novel Antidepressant May Promote Sleep in Depression Patients

Novel Antidepressant May Promote Sleep in Depression Patients

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Sleep quality in patients suffering from depression and insomnia significantly improved when treated with a novel antidepressant, vortioxetine, finds a new study.
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United Nations Launches Workplace Mental Health Strategy

United Nations Launches Workplace Mental Health Strategy

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

The United Nations has launched a strategy to manage mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder at workplace.
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Trader Joe's salads, Mary's Harvest wraps recalled for risk from corn

Trader Joe's salads, Mary's Harvest wraps recalled for risk from corn

Mary's Harvest Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling its branded wrap sandwiches and Trader Joe's brand salads because they include corn from a third-party supplier that might be... Read more ...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk...

Deadly pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian increases the risk of dementia

Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark believe the heightened dementia risk is caused by diseased blood vessels as a result of abnormally high blood pressure. Read more ...

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Help Fight Breast Cancer

Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may delay the development and spread of breast cancer, found new study. Read more ...

Eating late at night linked to weight gain, diabetes and heart conditions

Eating late at night linked to weight gain, diabetes and heart conditions

First experimental evidence now shows that late-night snacking can cause more than just weight gain. Eating meals late at night can increase the risk of developing diabetes and... Read more ...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea...

Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%

The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants'... Read more ...

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

Does the 'maternity salad' REALLY induce labor?

The Salad, made by Caioti Pizza Cafe in Studio City, is a simple mix of romaine, watercress, walnuts, and gorgonzola, with a herb-balsamic dressing. But scores of women say the... Read more ...

Take Your Cardio to the Next Level With These Tips to Burn More Calories

Take Your Cardio to the Next Level With These Tips to Burn More Calories

Time is precious and no more so than in the gym. You want to get in, work it, and get out - well. .. and maybe hit the steam room for a quick five minutes. If cardio machines... Read more ...

Your burger probably contains dangerous levels of antibioticS

Your burger probably contains dangerous levels of antibioticS

In the 2018 Chain Reaction Report, only two chains, Shake Shack and Burger Fi, received As for serving antibiotic-free burgers. Wendy's received a D minus and the other 22... Read more ...

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Virtual reality is 'the ultimate empathy machine', study claims

Stanford University researchers found that people who were exposed to situations such as homelessness in VR developed longer-lasting compassion towards the issue in real life. Read more ...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit...

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box... Read more ...