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The link between hay fever, anxiety, and depression

May 30, 2018
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In a recent review, researchers identify important links between hay fever and an increased risk of anxiety and depression in adolescents. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Link between depression and cognitive decline explored

May 29, 2018
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Following an analysis of existing studies, researchers conclude that there is a link between depression and age-related cognitive decline. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders

May 16, 2018
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A large study that took objective measures of activity and rest patterns has found a strong link between disruption of circadian rhythm and mood disorders. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How job strain may impair mental health

May 16, 2018
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A new study examines the link between high job strain and the risk of developing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Should ‘shock therapy’ be used to treat depression more often?

May 10, 2018
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A study concludes that if electroconvulsive therapy was used earlier in the treatment of depression, the outcome for many patients would be much improved. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Seasonal affective disorder: Why brown-eyed women are at risk

May 4, 2018
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Two studies shed new light on seasonal affective disorder, concluding that brown-eyed women may be particularly prone to the condition. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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Could anxiety lead to dementia?

May 1, 2018
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New research suggests that moderate to severe anxiety in midlife may be an independent risk factor for developing dementia in old age. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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How to treat esophageal spasms

April 28, 2018
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Esophageal spasms can occur after a person eats certain foods, but can also be triggered by stress, medications, or GERD. Spasms of the esophagus can be treated using medications or natural remedies, such as peppermint oil. Avoiding trigger foods can…

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Depression: Pioneering study pinpoints 44 genetic culprits

April 27, 2018
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The authors of a large-scale new genome study have identified dozens of new genetic variants that can heighten the risk of major depression. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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These common drugs may raise your risk of dementia

April 26, 2018
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A new study links long-term anticholinergic use for depression, Parkinson’s, and loss of bladder control to raised risk of dementia up to 20 years later. Via:: medicalnewstoday

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