By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:00
In a new study, researchers have found that ghrelin, a hunger hormone, contains antidepressant properties that could lead to a new depression treatment.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:16
A new study has found that boosting neuron activity inside the brain’s reward circuit rather than suppressing it can actually help animals susceptible to depression become more resilient.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 04/06/2014 - 17:57
A new study finds that married mothers are more depressed living with the folks, whereas those who are unmarried might appreciate the extra help.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:19
Researchers from Oxford University have successfully used infusions of the party drug ketamine to treat patients suffering from depression.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 03/23/2014 - 18:12
A new study shows a strong relationship between obesity and depression among teenage girls, with both conditions raising the risk for the other.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 03/08/2014 - 15:07
Women over age 70 are most susceptible to depression brought by hearing loss, a condition experienced by nearly one in five American adults.
By John Ericson | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 22:09
Parks and urban greenery can provide "long-lasting improvements in mental health" for nearby residents, a study finds.