Depressed? Researchers identify new antidepressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches

DALLAS – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are making breakthroughs that could benefit people suffering from depression. ...

Internet Use May Cut Retirees’ Depression

Spending time online has the potential to ward off depression among retirees, particularly among those who live alone, according to research published ...

Diabetes sufferers urged to take step in right direction

Thousands of Australians with diabetes are needlessly having feet and parts of their legs amputated with just one in two sufferers attending foot clinic screenings. ... Full story

First of its kind culturally sensitive depression screening tool

The first of its kind culturally acceptable screening tool for depression among older living Indigenous Australians in remote areas has been developed. ... Full story

Young Dads at High Risk of Depression, Too

Symptoms of depression surge in young men during early fatherhood years ... Full story

How are Depression and Memory Loss Connected?

Study Shows Levels of IGF-1 May Play an Important Part ... Full story

New finding suggests a way to block stress’ damage

By Bill Hathaway Ketamine, an anesthetic sometimes abused as a street drug, increases the synaptic connections between brain cells and in low doses acts as a powerful antidepressant, Yale researchers have found. However, stress has the opposite effect, shrinking the number of synaptic spines, triggering depression. ... Full story

Intranasal Ketamine Confers Rapid Antidepressant Effect in Depression

Mount Sinai team cautiously optimistic that door could swing open to a new antidepressant drug class. ... Full story

Depression increases heart failure risk by 40%

Reducing stress that triggers depression may improve outlook ... Full story

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