Tag: "depression" at medical news
U-M Depression Center receives $750K gift from Eli Lilly Foundation
...r will accelerate new programs to help people with depression
get the treatment they need, and sow the seeds for a potential future network of depression
centers across the United States. The unrestricted, three-year gift from the Lilly Foundation is th...
Panel calls for greater attention to cancer patients' pain, depression, and fatigue
...bility of effective interventions. Cancer-related depression
and fatigue are less clearly defined, but are extr...e symptoms for example, a successful treatment for depression
might also alleviate fatigue, but conversely, adequate pain management mayexacerbate fatigue. The p...
Least-fit elderly reap greatest benefits from Tai Chi
...ow levels of health perceptions and high levels of depression
[before taking the classes] tended to benefit mor...r general health and reported the most symptoms of depression
when the study began. Improvement from tai chi practice depended not only on finding a class that su...
Air pollution linked with risk for exercise-induced heart damage
...corded 72 instances of exercise-induced ST segment depression
among the 45 subjects. Twenty-three patients expe...ate air pollution increased the risk of ST segment depression
about three-fold, says Pekkanen. Ultra fine particles increased risk for ST segment depression
Solving problems by phone improves well-being of stroke caregivers
...ed with stroke. Research has shown that caregiver depression
can worsen a stroke survivor's depression
and negatively impact rehabilitation. Supporting caregivers may improve stroke rehabilitation and i...
An SSRI antidepressant is safe and effective for depressed, hospitalized heart patients
...art attack, about 20 percent will also suffer from depression
that puts them at triple the risk of dying. Yet mo...heart attack or impending attack and suffered from depression
were given sertraline or a placebo. After six months, researchers saw no difference between the two...
Managing anger, boosting activity helps substance abusers stick with treatment
...sult not of gender, but of the greater severity of depression
and drug use problems among the women. Also, women sought support from others -- an "approach" strategy -- more often than men did. A more surprising finding, the investigators report, is their observation that seeking alternative rewards was linked ...
'Jolly fat' hypothesis doesnt carry weight
... positive or negative mental state, feeling loved, depression
and optimism. The researchers also looked at respo...ing consumption of carbohydrates -- linked both to depression
and weight levels) affects mental state. "Data are also needed," Roberts and his colleagues say, "o...
Cancer patients with past mood disorders most at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder
...d from mood disorders, such as depression
or anxiety, before they were diagnosed with cancer. The study found that 75 percent of breast cancer patients with PTSD had previous mood disorders. "PTSD does occur in breast cancer ...
Exercise may not lift spirits of women with eating disorders
...tive affect, and there was a slight trend for more depression
and more anxiety." For those women, "exercise isn't related to positive psychological health," she said. One possible explanation may be that men and women exercise for different reasons, with societal pressures causing women to worry more about bod...
Depression and exposure to other smokers linked to alternative tobacco product use among teens
...amily and friends who smoke and elevated levels of depression
significantly affect the likelihood of alternate t... has shown that both exposure to other smokers and depression
increase the likelihood of cigarette use among adolescents, this is one of the first studies to exam...
UT Southwestern researcher studies causes, treatment of bipolar disease coupled with drug abuse
..."Bipolar disorder, which has alternating cycles of depression
and mania and/or extreme irritability, may well be associated with the highest rates of substance abuse of any psychiatric illness," she said. Nejtek, head of dual-diagnosis research, said bipolar patients have a rate of substance abuse that is as hi...
Poor health of Gulf veterans not related to post-traumatic stress disorder
...s. They are also more likely to report symptoms of depression
and post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers a...und to have a formal psychiatric disorder (such as depression
or anxiety). The figures were similar for members of the two other groups. All groups had rates f...
Study results offer new hope for people with manic depression
...o includes leading approaches for the treatment of depression
and anxiety, overactive bladder, dementia and stroke....
Married couples at risk of same disease
...was found that the partners of people with asthma, depression
and peptic ulcer disease were 70% more likely to suffer from the disease themselves. People with partners suffering from other conditions such as high blood pressure and hyperlipidaemia (excess cholesterol in the blood) were also more likely to suff...
UT Southwestern researchers find clue to understanding tolerance to drugs of abuse
... for addiction may also be involved in symptoms of depression
and implicates the critical role of CREB in controlling the activity of these brain regions."...
Depression increases risk for some heart transplant patients
... according to a new study. The association between depression
and death was only seen among patients with heart ...w symptoms of depression, they found. "Symptoms of depression
and anxiety are frequently encountered in patients awaiting a heart transplantation, with prevalence...
Psychological distress may predict hypertension
...he apparent association between anger, anxiety and depression
and the risk of hypertension "compares favorably with better established predictors of hypertension such as obesity and physical activity." Therefore, more research into the relationship of psychological factors and hypertension development is warran...
Treatable depression often accompanies even mild memory loss
...rcent had had psychiatric symptoms such as apathy, depression
and agitation/aggression in the previous month. The researchers also noted that effective drugs are available for treating most of the symptoms, which are "likely to provide substantial benefits to patients and caregivers." But, they said, primary c...
Pessimists more prone to post-stroke depression
...e with recovery. "Our study found that post-stroke depression
is not only caused by damage to the brain tissue b... a 4.6 times higher risk of developing post-stroke depression
than those with the low scores. This effect was stronger in men than in women. Neuroticism was the...
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