Health News

Too Depressed to Take Pills
Being depressed affects just about everything, including focus and energy. New research shows that depressed people tend not to take medications for their other conditions.
Children Get Better When Their Moms Feel Better
The children of depressed mothers often have behavior problems. Now it's known than when moms feel better, their kids behave and do better, too.
Global Look at Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder and symptoms are found throughout the world, but people throughout the world may not have access to mental health treatment.
New Perspective on Depression
Being blue is no fun. Anyone will tell you that. But new research says people with major depression may actually have superior reasoning skills.
Millions of Depressed Youngsters
Depression among teens is an epidemic. Nearly 2 million adolescents in the U.S. suffered major depression in 2009. And most never got help.
Beating the Baby Blues With Fish Oil
The omega-3s found in fish oil are known to be good for the heart and the brain. These healthy nutrients may be particularly healthful for moms-to-be.
Mood Crystal Ball
If you're thinking dark thoughts, your mood isn't likely to be very bright. If you're behaving in a way that's not very uplifting, you probably aren't going to feel good. And if you think can't control your moods, well chances are - you can't.
Some Soldiers More Likely to Have PTSD
The horrors of war haunt some returning soldiers more than others. Now scientists have a way to predict who is most vulnerable.
Two Meds Don't Help Beat the Blues
New studies show that most people taking antidepressants still suffer some symptoms of depression. Additional medications are often prescribed in the hopes of totally banishing the blues. But those efforts don't work.
Depressed and Mildly Manic
Most of the time you suffer from the blues. You're more down than up. But on some of your good days, you have lots of energy, get tons of things done and feel really, really good.