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WHO says Depression is Top Cause of Ill Health Worldwide

Depression is also an important risk factor for suicide, which claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year.


One in Three Science Workers in China Suffers from Depression

Experts also emphasized the importance of healthy sleep in mental health.

Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell Opens up About Struggle With Depression: 'I Felt Worthless'

Kristen Bell has opened up about her struggle with depression during her college years in an essay for Motto published on Tuesday.

Mentally Ill Continue To Live Under Harsh Conditions In Bali

China, India Deal with Growing Burden of Untreated Mental Problems

A recent study has revealed that a third of the growing global burden of mental illness are in two of the world's most populous countries - China and India, where millions of individuals are left untreated because of stigma and lack of resources.

2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 2

Kesha Slams Body-Shaming Haters After Battle With Depression, Eating Disorder

Kesha Rose Sebert, known professionally as Kesha, recently opened up about her problems through an Instagram post where she slammed body-shaming haters. She also revealed that she had been struggling with depression and an eating disorder.

Pregnant women who take SSRIs put their babies at risk for autism

Pregnant Women on Antidepressants Put Their Children at Risk For Autism

A new study published in JAMA Pediactrics on Monday found that there is strong evidence to suggest that pregnant women who take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Prozac, Zoloft or Paxil during their final two trimesters may be putting their babies at risk of having autism.

Depression Cases In China Rise Due To Severe Smog

Depression Cases in China Rise Due to Severe Smog

Psychiatrists in China have recorded a slight increase in depression cases among patients brought about by exposure to severe air pollution

Regular Exercise Could Be An Effective Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease

Regular Exercise Could Be An Effective Treatment For Alzheimer's Disease

Regular exercise or physical activity would not only reduce the risk of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease patients but also improve their condition, said researchers in the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Thursday, July 23.

Scientists Discovered Gene Involved In Causing Schizophrenia

Scientists Discover Gene Involved In Causing Schizophrenia

The gene involved in causing schizophrenia in people in their adulthood is active as early as they are few weeks old, says researchers from Cardiff University published in the journal Science.

Estrogen Replacement Therapy  For Women That Targets Brain

Specialized Estrogen Replacement Therapy For Women Targets Brain

Postmenopausal women these days are given estrogen hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for treating problems like depression, hot flashes and menopause-induced dementia, on the downside the therapy was observed to increase the risk of stroke, heart disease and cancer. To counter this problem a team of scientists have developed a specialized therapy to boost estrogen in the brain leaving rest of the body as such.

Children With Psychiatric Problems Might Suffer As Adults

Children With Psychiatric Problems Might Face Difficulties in Adulthood

Children that faced psychiatric problems in their childhood had adverse outcomes as adults even though the disorder didn’t persist as they entered adulthood, reports researchers at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina in a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.

Smartphone Use Can Detect Depression

Smartphone Use Could Hint Risk Of Having Depression

Smartphone usage could hint whether or not a person is at a risk of depression, suggests a new study conducted at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Full Inquest Reveals Lil’ Chris Died Of Hanging

Television personality and singer Lil’ Chris died of hanging, according to an inquest.

Steve Montador

Former NHL Defenceman Steve Montador Passes Away at 35

Steve Montador, former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, passed away last Sunday morning in his home at Mississauga, Ontario. He was 35 years old.

Sheren Tang Suffers Relapse Of Depression Post-Breakup

After the controversy that actress Sheren Tang has pointed out for TVB's work ethics, she took a break from work to treat her mood disorder. Despite recovery, the actress has relapsed into depression after breaking up with her younger boyfriend.

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