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Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.
Sleep disorders have different symptoms and effects in men and women, study finds

Sleep disorders have different symptoms and effects in men and women, study finds

Self-management programs help veterans to better manage and cope with pain symptoms

Self-management programs help veterans to better manage and cope with pain symptoms

Study opens door to possibility that nutritional intervention could prevent Alzheimer's disease

Study opens door to possibility that nutritional intervention could prevent Alzheimer's disease

Study identifies heart failure and stroke as lethal combination

Study identifies heart failure and stroke as lethal combination

Study reveals unmet education and training needs for outdoor fall prevention among older adults

Study reveals unmet education and training needs for outdoor fall prevention among older adults

Study examines how noise of mechanical heart valve affects patients' sleep

Study examines how noise of mechanical heart valve affects patients' sleep

Psychiatry expert offers positive advice for parents experiencing empty nest syndrome

Psychiatry expert offers positive advice for parents experiencing empty nest syndrome

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Novel app that predicts manic, depressive episodes in people with bipolar disorder wins grand prize

Novel app that predicts manic, depressive episodes in people with bipolar disorder wins grand prize

Fennel effective in management of postmenopause symptoms, study shows

Fennel effective in management of postmenopause symptoms, study shows

Researchers reassess supposed link between depression and all-cause mortality

Researchers reassess supposed link between depression and all-cause mortality

Depression in elite athletes

Depression in elite athletes

UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug

UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug

Stress-mitigation techniques targeting parents have no effect on pediatric asthma outcomes

Stress-mitigation techniques targeting parents have no effect on pediatric asthma outcomes

Chronic physical illness in children may increase chances of later life mental health problems

Chronic physical illness in children may increase chances of later life mental health problems

AbbVie introduces new mindfulness podcast audio recordings for blood cancer patients

AbbVie introduces new mindfulness podcast audio recordings for blood cancer patients

People with severe mental illness have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study reveals

People with severe mental illness have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study reveals

Research lays groundwork to develop realistic ‘biomimetic neuroprosthetics’

Research lays groundwork to develop realistic ‘biomimetic neuroprosthetics’

Mild blast-induced concussion can lead to worse outcomes in military service members, study finds

Mild blast-induced concussion can lead to worse outcomes in military service members, study finds

Psychiatry expert urges parents to know the signs of suicidal behavior among children

Psychiatry expert urges parents to know the signs of suicidal behavior among children