Depression

Treating Teens' Depression May Be Great for Parents' Mental Health, Too

2 days ago   |   By The Atlantic

I spent a lot of time in therapy as a kid, for depression among other things. On and off until I graduated high school, I'd “hang out” in the doctor's office, playing Connect 4 before begrudgingly consenting to more intense discussions. The effect of these sessions was undoubtedly helpful for me. But one thing my self-involved teen brain never considered was that the treatment could improve my parents' mental health as well. Preliminary new research, presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association on Saturday, suggests that it did: When depressed teens go...
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Central Florida schools get millions of dollars for mental-health services after Parkland shooting

2 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

After years of “begging” the Legislature for more resources, Central Florida schools are getting millions of dollars to spend on mental health counselors and services for students this year - a result of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead. Each district is substantially increasing...
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Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses

Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses

New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging. Read more ...

Cancer Drugs in Development can also Fight Certain Brain Diseases

Cancer Drugs in Development can also Fight Certain Brain Diseases

Brain diseases like Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS may have found a cure with a particular class of cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors, says a new study. Read more ...

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Disease Risk Afterward

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Tied to Heart Disease Risk Afterward

High blood pressure during pregnancy isn't just dangerous for both mother and child during pregnancy; it can put the mother at risk for future high blood pressure problems. And... Read more ...

10 Workout Moves That Will Make You Want to Wear a Backless Dress Every Damn Day

10 Workout Moves That Will Make You Want to Wear a Backless Dress Every Damn Day

You can do ab exercises all day , but if you want a strong core, you need to work your back , too. People confuse the core with abs, but in truth your abdominal muscles are... Read more ...

Scientists discover how to target mutations that in 50% of cancers 

Scientists discover how to target mutations that in 50% of cancers 

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have developed a drug that can turn 'off' the out of control growth that occurs in about half of all cancers... Read more ...

Eating too much? You can blame your brain. (How brain signaling drives what...

Eating too much? You can blame your brain. (How brain signaling drives what you eat. And what to do about it.)

Forget willpower: Brain signals drive what, how, and when we eat. If you're eating too much, here's how to take back control. ++++ It's no secret that obesity rates have been... Read more ...

Grip Strength Can Help Predict Your Child's Future Health

Grip Strength Can Help Predict Your Child's Future Health

Grip strength of children may help predict unhealthy outcomes and future risks for developing diabetes, heart disease, disability and even early mortality. Read more ...

Coronary Artery Compression in Kids May be More Common: Study

Coronary Artery Compression in Kids May be More Common: Study

The incidence of coronary artery compression in kids fitted with epicardial pacemakers may be more common than previously thought. Read more ...

New Genetic Tool Identifies the Cause of Childhood Seizure Disorder

New Genetic Tool Identifies the Cause of Childhood Seizure Disorder

New genetic tools can identify the cause of early childhood seizure disorder which cannot be diagnosed by other methods. Read more ...

Women with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities Twice Likely to Have...

Women with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities Twice Likely to Have Repeat Pregnancy

Women with intellectual and developmental disabilities are twice as likely to have a repeat pregnancy within one year of previous live birth which is associated with smaller... Read more ...