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Technology To ‘Turn Off’ Genes Responsible For Trans Fats Exists. But Is It Ready For Prime-Time?

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When it comes to altering genes in the food we eat, some experts want to tread carefully while others want to embrace the healthier food. In other public health news: glaucoma, the human cell atlas, c-sections, empathy, family planning apps, growth hormones, depression, online dating and...
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Depressed Teens, Depressed Parents

Aug 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. When a teen’s depression improved through ......
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Estrogen May Protect Against Depression After Heart Attack

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the brain. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Heart and Circulatory Physiology. Research suggests that people with heart failure—i......
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Manager support of employees with depression may reduce absenteeism

Aug 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In a working environment where managers feel comfortable offering help and support rather than avoiding employees with depression, absenteeism is lower and presenteeism is higher, according to a study covering 15 countries....
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New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too

Aug 11, 2018 , WebMD
New research confirms that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up to 18 percent have some type of anxiety disorder after the birth of a...
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Girls with obesity have increased risk of depression

Aug 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese girls are more likely to develop depression during childhood and adolescence than their peers who weigh less, a research review suggests....
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New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too

Aug 10, 2018 , WebMD
New research confirms that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up to 18 percent have some type of anxiety disorder after the birth of a...
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Greening vacant lots could reduce depression

Aug 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Getting rid of trash, planting new grass and trees and making other improvements to vacant lots may reduce neighbors' feelings of depression and worthlessness, a recent study suggests....
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Brian Dawkins' Hall Of Fame Speech About Depression: Why You Should Listen

Aug 06, 2018 , Forbes
The former Philadelphia Eagle explained why he almost didn't make it past his rookie...
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Ketamine offers lifeline for people with severe depression, suicidal thoughts

Aug 04, 2018 , CNN Health
A few months ago, Alan Ferguson decided he was ready to die -- for the third time. In 2014, he attempted suicide twice, and the persistent thoughts of "I need to be dead" were echoing in his brain once again....
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Ask How Long Is an Episode of Depression

Aug 03, 2018 , eMedicine Health
How Long Is an Episode of...
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Viewpoints: Powerful Lessons On Depression, Health Hardships For Shelterless Homeless People

Aug 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on these and other health care...
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Ask What Are the Physical Symptoms of Depression

Aug 03, 2018 , eMedicine Health
What Are the Physical Symptoms of...
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Ask Can Depression Be Triggered

Aug 03, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Can Depression Be...
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Opioid Addicts Turning to Unapproved Antidepressant

Aug 03, 2018 , WebMD
Tianeptine is used in some European, Asian and Latin American countries for treatment of depression and anxiety. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved use of the drug in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Diagnosing Depression By Blood Biomarkers: A Viable Approach?

Aug 01, 2018 , Forbes
Findings from a new study demonstrate that 4 biomarkers were able to accurately and reliably distinguish among patients with major depression, bipolar depression, and healthy...
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Storytelling May Help Reduce Delirium In Hospitalized Elderly Patients

Aug 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many hospitalized patients, especially older adults, are at risk of developing delirium, a risk that is increased by the presence of cognitive, functional, visual or hearing impairment or depression. Performing arts programs that include storytelling and poetry may be beneficial in lowering that ri......
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Could a Blood Test Help Spot Severe Depression?

Aug 01, 2018 , WebMD
A number of trials have tested the supplement against depression, too, but with mixed results, said Dr. Natalie Rasgon, co-senior researcher on the new...
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Light Therapy Improves Dementia Symptoms

Jul 28, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Light Therapy Improves Sleep, Cuts Depression in Dementia...
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Light Therapy Improves Sleep, Cuts Depression in Dementia Patients

Jul 28, 2018 , RxList
A lighting intervention that closely mimics natural light improves sleep efficiency and reduces depression and agitation in nursing home residents who have dementia. These effects appear to increase over time, new research...
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