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Late menopause is linked to a lower risk of depression in later life, according to new findings. The research included 14 studies in a meta-analysis, representing nearly 68,000 women. The findings suggest that menopause in women over 40 compared to … Read More
Worsening depression in seniors could be an early predictor of dementia in seniors, according to a new study. Dr. Gisele Wolf-Klein who reviewed the findings said, “More research is needed, but the study raises the possibility of an overlap between… Read More
Major depression treatment in diabetes may reduce risk of death in older adults. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, found that not only does treating depression help improve overall health, but it can help… Read More
Severe depression has been linked to dementia in seniors, with both major depression and worsening condition increasing a person’s risk of dementia. The study involved nearly 2,500 seniors in their 70s without any signs of dementia. Participants were monitored for… Read More
Diet, physical activity, blood pressure, diabetes, body mass index, and even smoking status are just some of the factors that contribute to a person’s risk of heart disease. Heart disease remains the number one killer for both men and women,… Read More
When our ears begin to ring, or when we find ourselves asking people to repeat what they said or speak louder, we often attribute this to age-related hearing loss. Over time, those countless years of loud noises and other ear… Read More
Migraine in women may increase the risk of depression but, on the other hand, lower breast cancer risk. Women with migraines have a higher risk of developing depression, compared to women who have never experienced migraines.
The study classified 36,154… Read More
New research shows that men with depression view their condition in a very negative way, and that depression in elderly men is more widespread than perhaps most of us realize.
University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers have determined that in… Read More
Anxiety and depression after heart attack are more common in women than men. Professor Pranas Serpytis said, “The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of disability and mortality in the world, surpassed… Read More
Asthma and atopy is linked to an increased risk of suicide and depression in young adults. Atopy is a genetic predisposition to develop allergies. It is characterized by a heightened immune response towards allergens.
Previous research has found associations between… Read More
Eating disorders and depression incidence is found to be higher in athletes. On average, athletes are three times more likely to develop an eating disorder. Additionally, much evidence has supported a strong association between depressions and eating disorders.
Although it… Read More
Poor rapid eye movement (REM) sleep – a sleep phase – is tied to higher levels of anxiety and stress, according to a new study. REM sleep is the part of our sleep where dreams are made, and previous studies… Read More
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