Everybody feels sad once in a while. Depression, on the other hand, is a complex condition characterized by profound sadness, lethargy, feelings of worthlessness, and a loss of interest in social activities. About 15 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with clinical depression each year.
First Things First: This Is Not Your Fault and It Can Be TreatedDepression is more than the blues. It's a chronic illness that, left untreated, can worsen. Educating yourself on the symptoms and treatments is the first step to feeling better.
Binge-watching television is linked with feeling lonely and depressed, a new study suggests.
Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay fever, depression and other ills has been linked in a new study to a higher risk of dementia.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years, new research shows. But less than half of the people who needed a transplant in that time period got one, according to a report published in the Jan. 28 online [...]
By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks may enter puberty earlier than girls who don’t, Harvard researchers report. Among nearly 5,600 girls aged 9 to 14 who were followed between 1996 and 2001, the researchers found that those who drank more than 1.5 servings of [...]
TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Student loan debt is a major cause of stress for young adults, a new study finds. Researchers looked at survey responses from adults aged 25 to 31 across the United States and found that those with higher student loan debt reported higher levels of depressive symptoms. This was true even [...]
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