Ask a patient with depression how long it takes for them to feel fully awake in the morning and you are liable to get some revealing answers. Fatigue is common in depression, and one of the causes of that fatigue is sleep inertia. Sleep inertia is a transitional state betweenRead More →

Air pollution takes a massive toll on our health. The World Health Organization links it to deadly diseases like lung cancer and stroke, and new research suggests that polluted regions see more cases of neurological disorders like depression and bipolar disorder. In the United States, scientists found counties with the worstRead More →

Fluorescent-tagged cells in the hippocampus (A), including engram cells (D). Credit: Zhang et al., JNeurosci 2019 Physical manifestations of negative memories in the hippocampus could underlie cognitive symptoms of depression, according to research in mice published in JNeurosci. Inhibiting these manifestations could be a future treatment route. Groups of neurons thatRead More →

Resveratrol has also been linked to a number of other health benefits(Credit:Sandralise/Depositphotos) First of all, no one is suggesting that if you suffer from depression and anxiety, you should drink a lot of red wine. That would ultimately not help the situation. However, it turns out that a plant-derived compound in the wine –Read More →

Nina Barrett started independent bookstore Bookends and Beginnings in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, in 2014. Barrett, a journalist and author, was inspired in part by going to independent bookstores as a child, as well as a business savvy about the industry earned while“moonlighting on and off” within the bookstore world. AfterRead More →

TRENTON, N.J. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth. The agency on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics’ SAGE, -0.50%  Zulresso, an IV drug given over 2½ days. In a company-funded study of new mothers with moderate or severe postpartum depression, half theRead More →