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Maternal depression and atopic dermatitis in children linked

Maternal depression in the postpartum period, and even beyond, is associated with the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) throughout childhood and adolescence, according to a recent study published in the journal Dermatitis. AD is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease typically characterized by

Herbal Treatment of Major Depression: Scientific Basis and Practical Use

BOOK REVIEW Herbal Treatment of Major Depression: Scientific Basis and Practical Use by Scott D. Mendelson, MD, PhD; Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2020 420 pages • $160.00 (hardcover) Scott Mendelson, MD, PhD, has written a landmark volume in the Clinical

IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression

Speaking in Washington, Kristalina Georgieva singled out the UK for its growing inequality gap. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy risks a return of the Great Depression, driven by

I quit my depression medication. But I got back on it because I have a chronic disease.

I went off of my depression medication recently. It was a disaster. (Spoiler alert: This story has a happy ending.) The reason I did so is that, like many — if not most — people with a mental health condition, I

New study: more people with depression less likely to find cannabis use “risky”

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A new study finds a growing number of  people who are feeling blue are likely to cheer up…… with some of the green. The journal Addiction conducted the study and researchers looked at 12 years worth of data

Minerva Neurosciences shares crushed under depression flop, development halted

First, Sage Therapeutics was hit this month with a big failure in depression. Now, Minerva Neurosciences (the namesake, incidentally, of the Roman goddess Minerva) is following suit. The biotech, shares of which were off around 30% in premarket trading Thursday morning, posted dismal

Depression at different points in pregnancy may accompany gestational diabetes

Women who develop gestational diabetes may be more likely than those who do not to experience depression early in pregnancy and after delivery, according to findings published in Diabetic Medicine. “There is a growing body of literature suggesting a bidirectional relationship between type

Dealing With Depression In Retirement

The dramatic changes in lifestyle that results from retirement put many at risk of depression. And the go-to solution for those suffering from depression and anxiety are anti-depressants. But have we become too reliant on these medications? Just focusing on those

These Supplements Can Reduce Depression and Anxiety While Increasing Productivity

The following article is based on excerpts from Ben Angel’s book, Unstoppable: A 90-Day Plan to Biohack Your Mind and Body for Success. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound. And stay tuned for The Unstoppable Journal, the only journal

Fish Oil Supplements Prove Ineffective for Depression, Anxiety

Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on anxiety and depression according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Increased consumption of omega 3 fats is widely promoted globally because of a common belief that it will protect against,