Depression

COVID-19 may have an impact on the central nervous system of patients

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Depressed mood or anxiety exhibited in COVID-19 patients may possibly be a sign the virus affects the central nervous system, according to an international study led by a...
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Green Tea Benefits for Health

10 hours ago   |   Fitness Tips for Life

The Chinese have known about medicinal green tea benefits since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. I originally didn't like green tea...
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Apathy Predicts Dementia; More COVID Neuro Findings; Parkinson's Immunotherapy

Apathy Predicts Dementia; More COVID Neuro Findings; Parkinson's Immunotherapy

11 hours ago   |   MedPageToday   |   2 articles

Apathy, but not depression, predicted dementia in cerebral small vessel disease. (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry) Cerebral organoids grown from strands of hair...
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Dementia: Apathy Identified as New Risk Factor

Dementia: Apathy Identified as New Risk Factor

15 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Individuals with apathy, who also suffer from cerebral small vessel disease are at an increased risk of developing dementia. Depression does not have any detectable influence...
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Listen: The Stock Market is. Up?

22 hours ago   |   The Atlantic

Everything is canceled. Unemployment is at Great Depression levels. Over 130,000 Americans are dead. So why is the stock market doing so well? Staff writer Derek Thompson joins...
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Olympians Get Real About Depression and the Pressure to Perform in a New Documentary

Olympians Get Real About Depression and the Pressure to Perform in a New Documentary

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

Throughout his historic career, Michael Phelps never appeared anything but superhuman in the pool. But when he retired after the 2016 Olympics, Phelps joined the growing chorus...
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McLean Hospital study compares the costs and benefits of esketamine

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A paper authored by researchers from McLean Hospital has determined that esketamine, a nasal spray to treat severe depression, is currently too expensive for widespread use.
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Cost-effectiveness of esketamine for depression

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A study has determined that esketamine, a nasal spray to treat severe depression, is currently too expensive for widespread use.
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Probiotics, prebiotics may improve depression symptoms

1 day ago   |   Healio

Probiotics alone or combined with prebiotics may alleviate depression, according to results of a systematic review published in BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. However, it...
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Caution Urged for Antidepressant Use in Bipolar Depression

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Although patients with bipolar disorder commonly experience depressive symptoms, clinicians should be very cautious about treating them with antidepressants, especially as...
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Florida Department of Health saboteurs are RIGGING coronavirus test results, wildly inflating infection numbers to hobble reopening efforts

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Why Obesity May Stack the Deck for COVID-19 Risk

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Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

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In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

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Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer

Post-COVID Heart Risk; Prone Position Angio; MI Accelerates Breast Cancer

New-onset cardiomyopathy and other potential long-term consequences of COVID-19 on the heart are emerging in case reports. COVID-related ischemic strokes were more severe and... Read more ...

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for... Read more ...

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal. Read more ...

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study. Read more ...

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with... Read more ...

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the... Read more ...