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4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Your Response to "Blue"

Latino USA's senior producer, A.C. Valdez, joins us to discuss your responses to our recent episode on depression, suicide, and alcoholism.

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Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Fifo Sos: a dad's haunting goodbye

FOR the first time researchers have been able to pinpoint exactly when breast cancer patients lose their taste during chemotherapy and, more importantly, when they will get it back.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Australia, Oceania, World News

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Be a patriot and take a vacation! It's good for you and your country.

We Americans work hard. Weekends are more like workends. We sleep with our smartphones.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

16 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Reduce Depression, Decrease Dementia

Although prior studies have shown that people with symptoms of depression are more likely to develop dementia, the relationship has remained obscure.

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Related Topix: Rush University

17 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Female baby boomers with asthma? You may need help

Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity, greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Allergy and Immunology

21 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

Health Alert: E-cigarette benefits outweigh risks

Researchers in Chicago found patients who had more severe symptoms of depression experienced a more rapid decline in their thinking and memory skills.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Daily Beast

Prozac Nation' Turns 20By Nicolaus Mills

Twenty years ago Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation ushered in a wave of confessional literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Health

Medical News

'Soft' bipolar spectrum disorders differ from depression

The neurocognitive function of patients with major depression who fall into the "soft" bipolar spectrum resembles that of patients with bipolar II disorder rather than those with unipolar depression, say researchers.

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Related Topix: Health, Bipolar Disorder, Medicine

St. Cloud Times

Depression Contributes To Dementia In Older Adults: StudyDepression...

Depression Contributes To Dementia In Older Adults: Study New research suggests treating depression early could actually lessen the chances of getting dementia later in life.

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Related Topix: Health

Hispanic Business

Low strength brain stimulation may be effective for depression

Like antidepressant medications, however, they typically have a delayed onset. For example, a patient may receive several weeks of regular ECT treatments before a full response is achieved .

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Related Topix: Health

WNDU-TV South Bend

Coloma teen's suicide opens bullying discussion

The tragic suicide of a 13-year-old Coloma girl has helped open up a dialogue about bullying in area schools.

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Related Topix: Health

PsychCentral

The 'Weakness Factor': Men and Depression

I've found that it's much easier for women to say, "I'm depressed," than it is for men.

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Hills News

Black Dog Ride

Kellyville resident Geoff Bishop will join 70 other motorbike riders to travel around Australia to help raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Health

Examiner.com

Study: Women at higher risk for depression

Depression can strike at any age, but women are at a higher risk for experiencing depression, especially after age 40. Statistically, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression as men, with one in four women suffering a depressive episode at some point in their lives.

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Related Topix: Health, Mathematics, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Post Surgical Depression and Anxiety: How acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help

Depression , anxiety, and symptoms of ADHD are the last thing that most patients thing they are going to face after a surgical procedure, especially those involving general anesthesia, but a surprising number of people face exactly that.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Acupuncture, ADHD

Midulster Today

Courses continue to tackle depression in Castledawson

Aim of the event is to help raise awareness of the signs, symptoms of depression, how to help yourself and others that may be affected.

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Related Topix: Health

Reuters

Depression linked to faster cognitive decline in old age

Among older adults with dementia, those who are also depressed tend to have more rapid cognitive decline, according to a new study.

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Newswise

How Is Depression Related to Dementia?

A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Rush University

Medical Daily

A New Risk Factor For Dementia: Depression Symptoms Linked To More Rapid Decline In Memory

Many doctors, observing how their depressed patients appear to be more likely to develop dementia, have wondered: Which comes first, the depression or the dementia? Do both problems share the same cause? Now, a new study from Rush University Medical Center shows depression to be independent of dementia-related brain changes.

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Russia Taday

DNA test may predict suicide risk - study

A new genetic discovery by researchers may lead to the creation of a blood test that could use DNA to determine a person's risk of suicide.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Johns Hopkins University, Health

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