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This discovery could lead to new depression drugs

This discovery could lead to new depression drugs

Structural changes in the brain may suggest that psychedelics, such as LSD and MDMA, are capable of repairing the circuits that malfunction in mood...
Acne linked with higher risk of depression

Acne linked with higher risk of depression

In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly...
Mindfulness can change brain structure and reduce social stress

Mindfulness can change brain structure and reduce social stress

Meditation is beneficial for our well-being. This ancient wisdom has been supported by scientific studies focusing on the practice of mindfulness. However, the words "mindfulness"...
Why some people being treated with anti-psychotics gain weight

Why some people being treated with anti-psychotics gain weight

Anti-psychotic medication is one of the most common ways of treating people with mental health problems such as schizophrenia. In fact, more than 12.5m people...
Probiotic use may help improve depression symptoms

Probiotic use may help improve depression symptoms

Probiotics may relieve symptoms of depression, as well as help gastrointestinal upset, research from McMaster University has found. In a study published in the medical...
How stopping exercise can harm your mental health

How stopping exercise can harm your mental health

Stopping exercise can make people experience depression, according to a recent study from the University of Adelaide, Australia The team has reviewed the results of...
Extreme stress in childhood is toxic to your DNA

Extreme stress in childhood is toxic to your DNA

The real danger of separating children from parents is not the psychological stress – it's the biological time bomb. The screaming and crying, the anguish...
Magnesium supplement a safe, effective way to treat depression

Magnesium supplement: A safe, effective way to treat depression

Depression is a common but dangerous mental illness. Currently, about 350 million people worldwide suffering from the disease. The traditional SSRI treatments put a burden on...
Depression and heart disease can feed each other

Depression and heart disease can feed each other

Depression and heart disease are among the strongest predictors of death in the first decade, according to a recent study. Researchers have long understood heart...
Why ketamine can treat depression fast

Why ketamine can treat depression fast

In contrast to most antidepressant medications, which can take several weeks to reduce depressive symptoms, ketamine can lift a person out of a deep...