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Pregnant women can reduce their risk of post-partum depression by half with probiotics

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- (Natural News) A new study suggests that probiotics can reduce the risk of postpartum depression in pregnant women by about 50 percent, according to a report by Researchers at the University of Auckland and the University of Otago analyzed the relationship between Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 and postpartum depression and anxiety in women. They conducted... Read More

Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- MRI brain scans of people with depression and social anxiety show common and specific differences in cortical thickness, compared with healthy people.

Depression link between fathers and teenage children, says study

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- Men who don't seek help for depression could have an impact on their children, a study suggests.

Another natural remedy for alcoholism and depression? South American psychedelic herb promotes feelings of well-being, according to new study

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- (Natural News) A new study has found that a traditional psychedelic herb from South America can potentially be used as a natural remedy for alcoholism and depression and can promote feelings of well-being. In the study, researchers from the University of Exeter and University College London (UCL) examined the effects of the psychedelic herb known... Read More

Medical School Depression: Are There Specific Causes and Patterns Among Students?

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- A recent study published in the journal of BMC Medical Education gives an insight into the patterns and causes of medical school depression.   Depression is a mental illness that causes persistent low mood, and lack of interest and pleasure in daily life. Individuals with depression have feelings of worthlessness and disrupted concentration, sleep patterns, […] The post Medical School Depression: Are There Specific Causes and Patterns Among Students? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.

Mentally Challenging Yourself Curbs Anxiety and Depression, New Research Shows

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- Duke University researchers found that stimulating brain regions dealing with abstract reasoning and cognitive flexibility alleviate anxiety and depression. Read More

Migraine Frequency Correlated With Depression and Anxiety

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- The frequency of migraine - with or without aura - may be correlated with score of symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Brain MRI Shows Patterns in Patients with Depression, Anxiety

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- MRIs show common structural abnormalities among patients with depression and anxiety.

UAE- It's a fact, postnatal depression strikes new fathers as well

Sunday, November 19, 2017 -- (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Anxiety and depression among new dads is not uncommon, according to new research which showed thousands of men experiencing anxiety and often depression, a...

Patients With Parkinson Disease Are at High Risk for Depression

Friday, November 17, 2017 -- Female sex, dependency, high pain scores, and lower Mini-Mental State Examination scores were correlated with higher depression scores.

Brexanolone Trials Show Positive Results in Reducing Symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- Brexanolone showed top-line results in patients with moderate and severe postpartum depression.

Genetic Link Between Obesity Traits, Depression With Atypical Features

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- Major depressive disorder with atypical features was shown to share genetic factors with obesity-related traits.

FDA Approves Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation System to Treat Depression

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- The FDA has cleared a non-invasive brain stimulation system for treating depression.

Frequent Migraines Increase Severity of Anxiety, Depression

Friday, November 17, 2017 -- Patients with frequent migraines were shown to have an increased risk for depression and anxiety.

Posttreatment Brain Effects of Psilocybin in Patients With Treatment-Resistant Depression

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- Researchers documented changes in brain blood flow and connectivity following the use of psilocybin in patients with treatment-resistant depression.

[Articles] Comparison of behavioural activation with guided self-help for treatment of depression in adults with intellectual disabilities: a randomised controlled trial

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- This study is, to our knowledge, the first large randomised controlled trial assessing individual psychological interventions for people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems. These findings show that there is no evidence that BeatIt is more effective than StepUp; both are active and potentially effective interventions.

[Comment] The effect of paternal depression on depressive symptoms in adolescent offspring

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -- Almost one in ten men will experience depression at some time in their life. Although there is evidence that partnered (and particularly married) men are at lower risk of depression than are the general male population,1 rates of depression among fathers are difficult to estimate on the basis of existing evidence.2 Fathers might not be exposed to the same risk factors for depression as mothers, but they do experience a range of biopsychosocial stressors that might affect their mental health and also have indirect effects on their partners, their children, or both.

Neuralstem Announces Presentation of Clinical Data for NSI-189 in Major Depressive Disorder at the Upcoming American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 16, 2017 -- Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced that data from the Company’s Phase 2 study of NSI-189...

Common condition endometriosis reprograms brain for depression

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- Endometriosis causes symptoms of mental health problems in mice, and the one in ten women who have the condition are more likely to have depression or anxiety