Anxiety Overtakes Depression as No. 1 Mental Health Problem
By Dr. Mercola Anxiety is the new depression, with more than half of all American college students reporting anxiety. 1 Recent research 2 shows anxiety - characterized by...
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College students are seeking help for mental health issues
Rates of college students who visited a mental health counselor doubled in 2016, according to Penn State University. These students said they were stressed, anxious and depressed.
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ECT may reduce psychiatric readmission risk
Electroconvulsive therapy was associated with decreased risk for psychiatric readmission among individuals with major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder or schizoaffective...
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Brain Stimulation Doesn't Beat Meds For Depression
Novel treatment may need to be tailored to each patient, mental health expert says
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Sleep disturbances predict increased risk for suicidal symptoms, study finds
Sleep disturbances can warn of worsening suicidal thoughts in young adults, independent of the severity of an individual's depression, a study has found.
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Sleep duration predicts treatment success in comorbid insomnia, depression
Individuals with comorbid insomnia and depression who slept 7 hours or more and received CBT for insomnia were significantly more likely to achieve remission, according to...
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Patients with mental illness account for more than half of all opioid prescriptions
More than half of the opioids distributed in the United States annually are prescribed to adults with psychological conditions such as depression and anxiety, according to...
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With health care cuts looming, low-cost magnesium a welcome option for treating depression
The cost of depression is great - 350 million people worldwide suffer from this disorder and costs for traditional SSRI treatments are high. New clinical research results show...
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Exercise, CBT, Diminish Diabetes-Associated Depression
The study also is the first to show improved glycemic control related to exercise plus psychotherapy. Medscape Medical News
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Openness to new experiences may reduce risk of migraine in people with history of depression
People with depression and neuroticism are particularly susceptible to migraine. This was shown in a current Hungarian/UK study presented at the Congress of the European...
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Could Teenage Weight Gain be Linked to Stroke Risk in Adulthood?
Eighty percent of overweight teens more likely to suffer from high blood pressure and a stroke in adulthood.
Breast Cancer: Family and Friends May Influence Treatment Decisions
Breast cancer is the abnormal proliferation of cells in the breast. A new study finds family and friends to likely influence the patient's treatment decisions.
President Trump likely to sign popular agro-terrorism bill
President Donald J. Trump is shortly expected to sign H.R. 1238, also called the “Securing our Agriculture and Food Act,” to coordinate efforts to defend U.S. food, agriculture...
Resveratrol compound in grapes found to kill cancer stem cells
The answer to preventing colon cancer could be literally dangling in front of you. That is, if you're in a vineyard. Scientists have recently discovered that grapes could hold...
Demand for Medical Cosmetic Procedures Increasing Worldwide
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released the results of its annual Global Aesthetic Survey for 2016. The United States ranks No. 1 for total number...
Why I Refuse to Watch What I Eat on Vacation
I am not one of those people who can eat whatever I want and never gain weight. I've also been lucky to have never seriously struggled with my weight. However, like most adult...
Which of these are you?
When it comes to our nutrition, most of want to eat better, we just don't know how. What really makes a change and gets us ready to break out of our old bad eating routines we...
Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure Declined in US
Efforts to improve outpatient treatment and prevention measures have successfully reduced the number of heart failure patients needing hospitalization.
Protozoa and Giardia: The Most Common Causes of Waterborne Outbreaks
In developed countries, protozoa of the genera Cryptosporidium and Giardia are among the most common causes of waterborne diarrhoeal outbreaks.
Experts Still Trying to Make Sense of How Seizures Start and Spread
Epilepsy is a fairly common neurological disorder that affects 50 million people around the world. In the United States, it affects about 3 million people.