Depression

Postpartum women at greater risk for fatal suicide attempt than pregnant women

46 minutes ago   |   Healio

Postpartum women were more likely to use fatal suicide attempt methods and have more distinct and serious psychopathology than pregnant women, according to results of a study...
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Scientists find link between excessive screen time and increased rate of depression in teens

Scientists find link between excessive screen time and increased rate of depression in teens

3 hours ago   |   Natural News

A study conducted by researchers from the University of Montreal in Canada found significant evidence to suggest that teenagers get more depressed the more time they spend...
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Right Now Might Be The Best Time To Recommend Your Spouse Seek Therapy

18 hours ago   |   Scary Mommy

Back in December, before the pandemic, I was hit with a pretty long stretch of depression that lasted well into February. There was some work stress that got to me, along with...
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Bipolar Depression: Innovative Tx Approach Flops in Trial

20 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - Neither nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs nor tetracycline antibiotics improved symptoms for patients with bipolar depression, according to a randomized trial done in...
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Postpartum Depression Rates; Police Officer Hazards

23 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - With new mothers in social isolation due to COVID-19, rates of postpartum depression are expected to increase. About 25% of police officers are estimated to drink at...
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A Possible Remedy for Pandemic Stress: Exercise

1 day ago   |   NY Times

People who stayed physically active while sheltering were less depressed and more mentally resilient than those whose activity levels declined.
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Esketamine nasal spray may rapidly reduce depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation with intent

1 day ago   |   Healio

Esketamine nasal spray appeared to rapidly reduce depressive symptoms among severely ill patients with major depressive disorder who had active suicidal ideation with intent...
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Experts Fear Increase in Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

1 day ago   |   NY Times

New and expecting moms are facing pandemic-related fears on top of social isolation.
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Study: High level of anxiety is linked to depression

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Led by King's College London in collaboration with the University of Zimbabwe and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and published in The Lancet's...
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Spirituality Increases Quality of Life Among Stroke Survivors

Spirituality Increases Quality of Life Among Stroke Survivors

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Higher spirituality among stroke survivors was strongly linked to a better quality of life for them and their caregivers who may also feel depressed, say researchers.
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Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 people in Brazil have now died from the Wuhan coronavirus. This makes the Latin American country's coronavirus outbreak the sixth deadliest in the world in terms of... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has had virus

The Department of Health has announced the deaths of 377 more coronavirus patients while a blood-testing survey suggests some 4.5million people have had the virus. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

Critical care nurse Sue Snelson, 64, from Lincolnshire, spent 12 days in the ICU at Scunthorpe General Hospital and told on GMB she tested negative for coronavirus twice. Read more ...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly over' states

The Twitter official responsible for the platform's fact-checking policy has tweeted that members of the Trump administration are “Nazis,” among other false and inflammatory... Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...