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Brain stimulating treatment helping with depression

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 04:59

Revolutionary: Dr Irwin Pakula demonstrates the new magnetic therapy available for patients at South Coast Private Hospital. Picture: Robert Peet A treatment for depression which uses a magnetic device to stimulate the parts of the brain that control mood is now available in Wollongong.

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How to Treat Vulvodynia - Information Nigeria

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 02:48

It's hard to treat vulvodynia, the otherwise unexplained pain, itching, and burning of a woman's exterior private parts. What works for one woman may not work for another, and there are no FDA-approved therapies.

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a 13 Reasons Whya might have triggered suicide searches online

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 22:22

Clay and Hannah relax in front of a mural in Vallejo - designed especially for "13 Reasons Why." The cast of "13 Reasons Why" present the award for show of the year at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Los Angeles.

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'Grey's Anatomy' Eric Dane says he's doing OK after bout with depression

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 17:44

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Clay Art Therapy and Depression

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:06

To date, there have been relatively few investigations of just how the use of clay in art therapy can help in the reparation and recovery of individuals with mental health disorders, including major depressive disorder . To understand more about the role of art therapy in the treatment of emotional disorders, Hong Kong researchers Nan and Ho recently conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine if short-term "clay art therapy" could mediate a variety of challenges related to depression in adults.

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Low omega-3 levels linked to prenatal depression: Taiwan study

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:06

Omega-3 deficiency and heightened inflammation are associated with prenatal depression , with the former resulting in longer depressive episodes, according to a recent Taiwanese study. The study, conducted by Taichung's China Medical University, assessed 33 women - 16 healthy and 17 with PND - in the second or third trimester of their pregnancies, measuring their omega-3 levels and inflammatory markers such as tumour necrosis factor alpha .

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Can This Therapy Robot Help Fix The Depression And Anxiety Epidemic With Uplifting Gifs?

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:43

"I'll teach you how to crush self-defeating thinking styles," promises my new therapist as he flashes me a thumbs-up. "I'll give you insight on how your mood changes."

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Ketamine for depression encouraging, but questions remain around long-term use

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 05:59

A world-first systematic review into the safety of ketamine as a treatment for depression , published in the prestigious Lancet Psychiatry , shows the risks of long-term ketamine treatment remain unclear. Led by researchers from UNSW Sydney and Black Dog Institute, the review examined all prior published studies of ketamine treatment for depression, and finds few existing studies effectively report the safety of repeated doses or sustained use.

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Maryland scientists research gene linked to depression

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 01:37

Although there are medications to treat depression, many scientists aren't sure why they're effective and why they don't work for everyone. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine believe they may have found a key to the puzzle of major depression that could lead to therapies for those who don't respond to medications already on the market.

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Faster-acting antidepressants may finally be within reach

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 23:32

Some activity patterns in the brain can be dangerous, producing persistent dark moods that drain people's motivation, pleasure, and hope. For the past thirty years, pills like Prozac or Zoloft-collectively known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs-have offered millions of Americans a way to shed the heavy cloak of depression and attain more wholesome states of mind.

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Linkin Park filmed 'Carpool Karaoke' one week before Chester Bennington's death

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 19:13

Linkin Park filmed an episode of the Late Late Show 's "Carpool Karaoke" segment less than a week before the death of lead singer Chester Bennington. Variety reports that the band shared a picture on Twitter on July 14 where they appear alongside actor Ken Jeong to promote their episode of the popular Late Late Show sketch spinoff.

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After 30 years of self-harm, Sarah Killoh's scars mark the woman she's become

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 14:55

The Christchurch woman has been diagnosed with bipolar, schizoaffective, borderline personality and post-traumatic stress disorders, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, and complex-PTSD. She's been forced to receive treatment, including electroconvulsive therapy - where an electric shock is used to disrupt the brain chemistry - under the Mental Health Act.

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Linkin Park legend's death major blow to world of rock

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 04:11

New Delhi, July 30 - Linkin Park legend Charles Chester Benington, who committed suicide last week, had apparently been suffering from poor health and depression for quite some time. Benington, best known as the frontman and lead vocalist of the American alt rock/nu Metal band Linkin Park, was found hanging in his home Palos Verdes Estates, California, on July 20. His housekeeper discovered the body.

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Death Rate Doubles For Depressed Heart Patients

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 19:42

People who are diagnosed with coronary artery disease and then develop depression face a risk of death that's twice as high as heart patients without depression, according to a new study. The increased risk of death from any cause holds true whether the depression immediately follows the heart disease diagnosis or occurs even years later, according to Heidi May, Ph.D., a cardiovascular epidemiologist at Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City and the study's lead author.

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University of Maryland scientists research gene linked to depression

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 15:34

Dr. Mary Kay Lobo and her colleagues have been examining the gene known as Slc6a15 and researching the role it plays in either protecting from stress or contributing to depression. Dr. Mary Kay Lobo and her colleagues have been examining the gene known as Slc6a15 and researching the role it plays in either protecting from stress or contributing to depression.

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Nature vs Nurture and Depression

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 13:34

I know that doesn't sound that exciting, but this paper manages to link nature , nurture, and depression in one elegant demonstration, and it was later replicated. It was one of the earliest genetic clues as to the possible causes of depressive disorders .

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Jim Carrey praised for depression honesty

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 09:25

The 'Daily Show' host revealed that he never even knew he suffered from the mental illness until he heard his comedic hero discussing his own struggles and it helped him to understand his conflicted feelings. Speaking at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, he said: "You can't win at comedy.

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Jim Carrey praised for depression honesty

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 09:25

The 'Daily Show' host revealed that he never even knew he suffered from the mental illness until he heard his comedic hero discussing his own struggles and it helped him to understand his conflicted feelings. Speaking at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, he said: "You can't win at comedy.

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Women Should Beware Of The "New" Libido Drugs

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 05:25

A new libido drug CLAIMS it can bump up the number of "satisfying s*xual events" women experience. But not without side effectsa What happens to drugs that fail to work against the diseases they're supposed to treat? In the case of one chemical, the manufacturer has tried to repurpose the pharmaceutical for another health problem it allegedly might alleviate.

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'Chester Bennington's death feels like a friend's loss'

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 01:36

Over the years, Linkin Park has been praised for cutting-edge music videos and Chester Bennington's cathartic anger. The powerful vocalist could screech as well as hum a melody, creating a wave of disciplined devastation.

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