IT firms go extra mile to help workers battling mental health issues 

With their companies standing right beside them, many IT professionals facing stress, anxiety and depression are no longer fighting a lone battle.

published on : 20th April 2019

Digital media linked to depression in young adults

A nationally representative survey that has tracked drug and alcohol use, mental health and other health-related issues in individuals aged 12 and over in the US since 1971.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Childhood abuse worsens depression later: Lancet

Fourteen had a remission period of less than two months and could therefore be regarded as having chronic depression.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Gene that may help reverse depression identified

The team found that making the SIRT1 gene inactive in excitatory neurons in male mice created symptoms of depression.

published on : 19th February 2019

Distress calls increase during Valentine's week, say counsellors

Most of the callers claimed that they were feeling "terribly depressed" and suicidal.

published on : 15th February 2019

Eating walnuts may lower depression risk

More than 26,000 American adults were asked about their dietary intake over the course of one to two days as well as depression symptoms over the past two weeks.

published on : 8th February 2019

Telugu TV actress Naga Jhansi commits suicide in Hyderabad

Jhansi, who is from Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, acted in many serials including 'Pavitra Bandhan' on MAA TV.

published on : 6th February 2019

I have an imperfect brain and I am okay with it: Depression survivor 

Bengaluru-based Sangeetha Param, 24, was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder in 2014, but she believes it is okay to be ‘imperfect’.

published on : 6th February 2019

Optimism may lower diabetes risk in postmenopausal women

In addition, high levels of hostility were associated with high fasting glucose levels, insulin resistance, and prevalent diabetes.

published on : 25th January 2019

Negative social media behaviour linked to depression

In a study of over 500 millennials who actively use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Snapchat, the team from Texas State University identified five key social media factors associated with MDD.

published on : 9th January 2019

Higher use of social media linked to depression in girls: Study

They found that two-fifths of girls have suffered online harassments or online bullying compared to one-quarter of boys.

published on : 6th January 2019

Treating hearing loss may prevent depression in elderly

Researchers found that individuals with mild hearing loss were almost twice as likely to have clinically significant symptoms of depression than those with normal hearing.

published on : 6th January 2019

Risk of depression, anxiety higher in cerebral palsy patients

A study found that people with cerebral palsy face unique challenges as they age which could be linked to anxiety and depression.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Father's post-natal depression linked to emotional stress in teen girls

At 18, girls whose fathers had experienced depression after their birth were themselves at a greater risk of the condition.

published on : 28th December 2018

Anxiety linked to kicking, yelling during sleep: Study

A person may act out violent by yelling, flailing their arms, punching or kicking, to the point of harming themselves or a sleep partner.

published on : 26th December 2018
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