The risk of stroke is 54% higher in those who experience symptoms of depression, a news study reports.
Study reveals one in four women experience symptoms of depression up to three years after giving birth. The risks are greater for women with a history of mood disorders and gestational diabetes.
Overactivity in the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex underlies several key symptoms of depression, anxiety, and heart disease.
Almost 50% of women who experience hyperemesis gravidarum, or extreme morning sickness, develop depression while pregnant. 30% report symptoms of postnatal depression.
STAT3 plays a crucial role in the serotonergic system as a molecular mediator for controlling emotional reactivity. The findings establish a link between the immune system, serotonergic transmission, and affective disorders such as depression.
p11, a protein implicated in serotonin function, affects the initial release of cortisol in mice by modulating the activity of specific neurons in the hypothalamus. Previous studies found people with depression lave lower levels of p11 in their brains….
Study reveals a link between people with depression who are prescribed newer antipsychotic medications and higher mortality risk.
Older adults who took brief, weekly “awe walks” for eight weeks reported improvements in positive emotions and a decrease in daily life stress.
Researchers link the rise in acute stress and depression rates in the U.S to multiple stressors, such as unemployment and coronavirus-related media consumption.
Gamma interferons, a type of immune cell that induces and modulates several immune system responses, may also play a role in preventing depression.