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 →

Science works best when scientists communicate with each other. That sounds obvious and with the myriad scientific conferences occurring these days might be supposed not an issue. But there are surprisingly a number of areas in which scientists exploring solutions to the same problem operate on completely parallel tracks. ThatRead More →

Award-winning hairdresser Trevor Sorbie has told how owning a dog has helped with his depression. The 69-year-old “little boy from Paisley” spoke of suffering with the condition as well as anxiety, throughout his life. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, he recalled how coverage of his private life droveRead More →

It is full of instances that teach lessons, set standards and serve as warnings that anything is possible. Winston Churchill realized it. “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it,” is one of his famous quotes. Wonder if Churchill was a sports fan? In this timeRead More →

Feeling trapped behind a desk, a counter or on the factory floor does no favors for the mind. Now, research helps confirm that women with jobs that demand long hours may be more prone to depression. Researchers found that compared with women who worked a standard 40-hour week, those who wereRead More →

With one in six Kiwi adults being diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their lives, coupled with this country’s tragically high suicide rate, depression is an issue we simply can’t afford to ignore. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from or what job you have, depression doesn’t discriminate.Read More →