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Sacrosine Shows Promise As a New Way to Relieve Depression
Sarcosine, found in muscles and other body tissues, improved mood better than a popular antidepressant.
Decision-Making Linked to Motivation, Depression
Decisions, motivation and depression all seem to come from the same area of the brain. No wonder pie is hard to resist.
Psychobiotics, A Possible New Treatment for Depression
We know probiotics are good for GI heath. They may also affect mental health.
Social Media Like Twitter, Facebook Can Help Smokers Quit
Misery really does love company. Joining “quit” groups can build the sense of community that helps conquer bad habits.
Shining A Light to Turn Off Anxiety
When MIT researchers flipped the switch connecting two brain regions, anxiety vanished.
The Color of Light at Night Effect on Mood
Certain colors of light at night affect mood. It's true for people, too.
Exercise As a Treatment for Depression
Exercise lifts your mood, but can it serve as a treatment for people with major depressive disorder? The research says yes, according to a new study reviewing the evidence to date. Esther Entin, MD discusses the details — how much and what type of exercise works best and how to get started. For those who suffer from the side effects of antidepressants, a spin class or run in the park could be just what the doctor ordered.
Talk Therapy Helps Depression
Thinking of talk therapy? Chances are it will help. Seven therapies are put to the test, and each is successful.
The Genes Behind Circadian Patterns and Major Depression
Genes running our body's clock operate in a coordinated way most of the time. But if they don't, depression can be the result.