US scientists discover link between brain activity, mood disorders

2 months ago
US scientists at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have found a new pattern of brain activity that may help develop new therapies in the future to treat mood disorders like depression. Most human brain research on mood disorders has ... ...

World Mental Health Day: Dealing with anxiety in children

3 months ago
World Mental Health Day 2018: Childhood anxiety and depression can have adverse effects if left unchecked, ranging from substance abuse, delinquency, poor performance in school, and a host of other complications. By Dr Abizer Manked. Mental illnesses  ... ...

Maternal depression may affect child's immune and psychological health

5 months ago
Turns out, depression in mothers may have longterm effects on their children's stress and physical wellbeing. In a new study, researchers followed 125 children from birth to 10 years. At 10 years, mother's and children's cortisol (CT) and secretory  ... ...

World Senior Citizens Day: AMD, leading cause of chronic blindness in elderly

5 months ago
Read more about World Senior Citizens Day: AMD, leading cause of chronic blindness in elderly on Business Standard. Agerelated Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the important causes of severe visual loss in the elderly population. It constitutes to 8.7% of the world population.AMD symptoms include blurred or fuzzy vision, straight lines that appear wavy or ... ...

Antidepressant can delay ageing of brain cells: Study

5 months ago
Read more about Antidepressant can delay ageing of brain cells: Study on Business Standard. Administering commonly used antidepressant fluoxetine to mice helped restore youthful flexibility to their ageing brain cells, showed a study. ... ...

Marital spats can affect health

5 months ago
Married people who have nasty fights are more likely to suffer from leaky guts a problem that unleashes bacteria into the blood and can drive up diseasecausing inflammation, a study has found. It's the first study to illuminate this particular ... ...

What generates pessimistic mood?

5 months ago
Read more about What generates pessimistic mood? on Business Standard. Scientists have identified a brain region that could generate pessimistic moods in disorders such as anxiety or depression that leads people to focus more on the possible downside than the potential benefit in a stressful situation. ... ...

Serena Williams' 'honest' message about postpartum depression gets everyone talking online

6 months ago
Serena Williams' latest Instagram post on why she withdrew her name from the Rogers Cup hardcourt tournament, has got people on social media talking. The fourtime Olympic gold medallist and the 23time Grand Slam champion revealed that she has  ... ...

Depression, anxiety may worsen health of heart patients

7 months ago
Read more about Depression, anxiety may worsen health of heart patients on Business Standard. Symptoms depression and anxiety are present in about onethird of heart failure patients, putting them at increased risk of progressive heart disease and other adverse outcomes, a study has found.Yet depression and anxiety remain underrecognised ... ...

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