Tag: "depression" at medical news
Men at highest risk least likely to comply with post-heart-attack exercise program, UB study finds
...r total cholesterol and triglycerides and a higher depression
score. Smokers were significantly less compliant than non-smokers. Dorn said the findings may indicate that this program asked too much,too soon. "The preliminary sessions were low intensity, but the actual program wasbased on gett...
Patient complaints may be harmful to GPs' health and practice
...a sense of being out of control followed by anger, depression
and even suicide. Some began to doubt their own ...experience psychological problems such as burnout, depression
and marital breakdowns and that support structures should be put in place to help GPs when they expe...
Alcohol researchers prove brief intervention successful in older problem drinkers
...ractures, traffic crashes,medication interactions, depression
and other medical conditions." Results from surveys of different age groups in the community suggest that theelderly, usually defined as persons older than 65 years, consume less alcoholand have fewer alcohol-related problems than younger drinkers. ...
Risk from getting pregnant too soon after a stillbirth
Stillbirth as risk factor for depression
and anxiety in the subsequent pregnancy: cohort st...mother and infant associated with high anxiety and depression
during and after pregnancy, there may be an advantage in waiting 12 months before the next conceptio...
Breast cancer patients face increased depression
...east cancer patients may face an increased risk of depression
as a result oftreatment that disrupts their bodies...ime of diagnosis. Three of the eight patients with depression
recovered fully after treatment withantidepressant medication; one treated with a low dose of antide...
For heart disease patients, depression takes heavy toll
Heart disease patients suffering from depression
showed more impairment in theirability to work, so...fWashington, Seattle shows. The scientists believe depression
decreases heart disease patients' ability tofunction on a daily basis by amplifying their heart dise...
Depression-treating drugs lead record-setting pharmacy benefit cost rise -- Total increase lower when pharmacy benefit actively managed
...ugs, to "greaterpublic awareness and acceptance of depression
as a disease and the availabilityof easier to dose...ephrine reuptakeinhibitors." Drugs used to treat depression
accounted for $4.76 of last year's $47.35 averageincrease in per member per year drug costs. These d...
MGH study shows mitral valve prolapse not a stroke risk factor
.... Front-to-back ultrasoundimages show the central depression
considered the normal valve's shape; however,images taken side-to-side would show an upward bulging in a normal valve, theappearance that the earlier criteria would have diagnosed as prolapse. This observation, confirmed by subsequent studies at the...
Hormone involved in reproduction may have role in the maintenance of
...tocin may also play a role in the higher levels of depression
andinterpersonal stress seen in women, said Turner... According to mostpsychiatrists, women experience depression
twice as often as men and tend to bemore affected by relationship difficulties. Turner and her coll...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center designated as one of three Glaxo Wellcome Genetic Epidemiology Centers
...erbilt, we are currently setting up forprojects on depression
and susceptibility to complications from sepsis." Duke's Center for Human Genetics has two projects under way: the Asthma ClinicalGenetics Network to identify the genetic basis for asthma and the GeneCardClinical Genetics Network to identify the inhe...
Religious attendance linked to lower mortality in elderly
...le with depression. "In dozens of studies, depression
has been shown to increase the deathrate from all ...une function, that go far beyond the prevention of depression
or othernegative emotions," he said. Third, said Koenig, people who cope better with life's ...
College men nearly as likely as women to report they are victims of unwanted sexual coercion
...d unwanted sexual contact reportedmore symptoms of depression
than the other males in the study, although none metthe criteria for clinical depression. There was no difference in the level ofdepression symptoms for women who said they were sexually coerced and those whoweren't. Women, however, were more likely ...
More than half of homeless children have symptoms of depression
...naire regarding symptoms of depression
in children. Possible scores range from 0 to54; a ... gender was linked to the presence of depression
andother mental health disorders. When the researchers comparedthe ...
Researchers learn how stress slows wound healing
...ple suffering from clinical depression
are probably at muchhigher risks of poor healing. The next step, the researchers say, is to do comparative studies testing if certain intervention activitiesintended to ...
Back pain and its benefits
...nefitsare associated with increased disability and depression
in persons with chronicnonmalignant back pain, new research by scientists at the University of Medicineand Dentistry-New Jersey Medical School shows. Social reward like sympathy from a solicitous spouse or being excused fromperforming household chore...
Bullies need as much help as their victims
... Australia: cross sectional survey) (Bullying, depression
and suicidal ideation in Finnish adolescents: scho...those who also bullied are at an increased risk of depression
and suicide. They stress that the need for psychiatric intervention should be considered not only f...
Behavioral program boosts antibody that fights breast cancer
...e of their chemotherapy, andshowed lower levels of depression
and reported higherquality of life. The results suggest that the program -- which includedtraining in relaxation, stress reduction, and coping strategies-- may not only aid women...
The effects of St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
...Studies conducted in patients withmild to moderate depression
show that hypericum has a better antidepressanteffect than placebo and a comparable antidepressant effect to standardantidepressants. The advantage of hypericum over other antidepressants mayresult from its favorable side effect profile. Although evi...
Patients with severe psoriasis suffer daily, study finds
...ns studied, rangingfrom hypertension, diabetes and depression
to cancer, chronic lung disease andcongestive hear...patients with severe psoriasis. Only patients with depression
and chroniclung disease reported poorer mental functioning. "These results indicate that pso...
Study: moms' depression hurts kids' development
...er U.S. centers, evaluated the effects of maternal depression
onchildren's development. Early education experts ...ment and interviewed mothers about their levels of depression
and theirtoddlers' behavior. Most of the children, who are from racially and socially divers...
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