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Health News - Depression

Lower survival rates in women with breast cancer diagnosed with depression
Women with breast cancer who subsequently had a recorded diagnosis of depression had a 45% higher risk of death from all causes, according to a study led by King's College London. (Medical News Today)

Dads get baby blues, too
A new study shows that fathers as well as mothers can suffer from anxiety and depression around the birth of a new baby; around 1 in 10 men are affected. (Medical News Today)

Cognitive behavior therapy can help overcome fear of the dentist
Cognitive behavioural therapy could help many people with a dental phobia overcome their fear of visiting the dentist and enable them to receive dental treatment without the need to be sedated... (Medical News Today)

NICE recommends antidepressant Brintellix (vortioxetine), as a treatment for major depressive episodes
The National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) has announced its positive recommendation for the use of Brintellix (vortioxetine) in patients with major depressive episodes (MDE). (Medical News Today)

Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life
New findings from New Zealand's University of Otago suggest older toddlers--those aged around 32 months old--are picking up on the anti-fat attitudes of their mothers. (Medical News Today)

First-of-kind dopamine measurements in human brain reveal insights into how we learn
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists measure dopamine signals in Parkinson's patients. (Medical News Today)

Endocrine experts call for more research into leading cause of infertility
Endocrine Society releases Scientific Statement on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. (Medical News Today)

Loneliness triggers cellular changes that can cause illness, study shows
Loneliness is more than a feeling: For older adults, perceived social isolation is a major health risk that can increase the risk of premature death by 14 percent. (Medical News Today)

Inflammation linked to weakened reward circuits in depression
Brain imaging shows distinctive aspects of high-inflammation depression.About one third of people with depression have high levels of inflammation markers in their blood. (Medical News Today)

Yin and yang of serotonin neurons in mood regulation
More nuanced view of brainstem neurons could lead to better drugs for depression and anxiety. (Medical News Today)

Poorer areas need better access to mental healthcare
People who live in poorer areas in England are more likely to need mental healthcare but are less likely to access support and to recover from their symptoms following treatment, according to... (Medical News Today)

WSU psychologists dispute continuum theory of sexual orientation
Statistical analysis finds categorical distinctions, health issues.Washington State University researchers have established a categorical distinction between people who are heterosexual and those... (Medical News Today)

Neuroscientists reveal how the brain can enhance connections
When the brain forms memories or learns a new task, it encodes the new information by tuning connections between neurons. (Medical News Today)

Bright light treatment efficacious for nonseasonal major depressive disorder
Bright light treatment either alone or combined with an antidepressant was an effective and well tolerated treatment for adults with nonseasonal major depressive disorder (MDD) in a randomized... (Medical News Today)

Greater stress, depression risk for teens with lots of Facebook friends
Teenagers who have more than 300 friends on social media site Facebook may have higher stress levels, putting them at greater risk for later-life depression, a new study suggests. (Medical News Today)

African-Americans with depression more likely to have strokes, heart attack
African Americans with major depressive symptoms - perceived stress, neuroticism, life dissatisfaction - had almost twice the increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease, according to new... (Medical News Today)

Mother's age at birth may influence symptoms of depression in daughters
Father's age not a factor; effect not seen in sons, study says.The daughters, but not the sons, of women who give birth at age 30 or older are more likely to experience symptoms of depression as... (Medical News Today)

Self-help books: Stressed readers or stressful reading?
Consumers of self-help books are more sensitive to stress and show higher depressive symptomatology, according to a study conducted by researchers at the CIUSSS de l'Est-de-l'Île-de-Montréal... (Medical News Today)

Nondrug interventions improve quality of life for Chinese cancer patients
A meta-analysis of dozens of studies of traditional Chinese medicine and other nonpharmacological interventions meant to improve patients' quality of life affirms that these approaches, on the whole... (Medical News Today)

Study finds surprising links between bullying and eating disorders
Being bullied in childhood has been associated with increased risk for anxiety, depression and even eating disorders. (Medical News Today)

New guideline for treating acne in children and adults
A new guideline aims to help Canadian physicians, nurses and pharmacists treat children and adults with acne, a disease that can severely affect quality of life. (Medical News Today)

Not so happy old age? Depressive symptoms increase with age
The notion that older people are happier than younger people is being challenged following a recent study led by a University of Bradford lecturer. (Medical News Today)

Serious mental health consequences for children and young adults as a result of bullying in schools - children, teachers and GPs call for more support
Nearly half (44%) of young people who were bullied at school say it impacted on their mental health and that they experienced issues such as anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidal thoughts... (Medical News Today)

OCD: exposure therapy offers benefits when drugs fail to work
Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder who do not respond well to medication may benefit from exposure therapy, suggests a new study. (Medical News Today)

Online CBT unlikely to benefit patients with depression, study finds
Researchers assessing the effect of computerized cognitive behavioral therapy against depression conclude that the therapy offers little or no benefits. (Medical News Today)

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