By Shweta Iyer | Sun, 08/03/2014 - 13:56
Researchers from Duke University have found that epigenetic modifications of serotonin transporter results in differences in our threat perception.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 08/02/2014 - 17:04
Deep brain stimulation holds promising options for treating depression, bipolar disorder, Parkinson's disease, and other disorders, but the risks may outweigh the benefits.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:45
Treatments for bipolar depression currently take more than one session to begin working. But a new, lower strength treatment may soon help them improve their moods instantly.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:38
Older, depressed men sometimes fail to seek prostate cancer treatment for follow doctor recommendations, even after diagnosis.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:30
A young woman from the UK chronicles her struggle with a hair-pulling disorder in a YouTube video that she hopes will help bring light to her condition.
By Samantha Olson | Sun, 07/06/2014 - 17:19
Being part of sports teams has been shown to have preventive benefits when it comes to depression and stress in early adulthood.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 06/24/2014 - 08:00
Taking cold showers instead of hot showers provides surprising health benefits — from burning fat to depression relief — for our skin and body.
By Shweta Iyer | Sun, 06/22/2014 - 13:16
Scientists have found that antidepressant use during pregnancy may cause their children to develop fatty livers, which lead to diabetes and obesity.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 17:22
Women aged 55 and under with moderate to severe depression have a higher risk of dying from heart disease.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:13
Ketamine continues to show promise for treating severe depression resistant to traditional therapies. But is the often abused drug safe?
By Shweta Iyer | Sun, 06/08/2014 - 13:00
Scientists found lower levels of an RNA molecule in people with depression, exposing a possible new route to treat patients with the condition.