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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.
Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds

Older people with back pain have 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, study finds

Foot pain more likely to occur in clusters, study shows

Foot pain more likely to occur in clusters, study shows

Mindfulness-based meditation program improves quality of life and well-being in ALS patients

Mindfulness-based meditation program improves quality of life and well-being in ALS patients

Nebraska researcher develops equation to pinpoint athletes who try to evade concussion protocols

Nebraska researcher develops equation to pinpoint athletes who try to evade concussion protocols

Study finds Mediterranean foods as key to reduce pain linked to obesity

Study finds Mediterranean foods as key to reduce pain linked to obesity

Collaborative care helps improve symptoms in older adults with subthreshold depression

Collaborative care helps improve symptoms in older adults with subthreshold depression

Legalization of same-sex marriage may reduce suicide attempts among high school students

Legalization of same-sex marriage may reduce suicide attempts among high school students

New research provides insights on mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa

New research provides insights on mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa

Study: Post-deployment screening not effective in reducing mental health disorders in UK Armed Forces personnel

Study: Post-deployment screening not effective in reducing mental health disorders in UK Armed Forces personnel

New research reveals brain chemistry involved in human bonding

New research reveals brain chemistry involved in human bonding

Brain scans reveal link between oxytocin and paternal caregiving in fathers

Brain scans reveal link between oxytocin and paternal caregiving in fathers

Exclusion from virtual group has negative impact on real-life social behaviour, research shows

Exclusion from virtual group has negative impact on real-life social behaviour, research shows

Research provides insight into how infants and mothers bond through songs

Research provides insight into how infants and mothers bond through songs

Researchers provide new data and prospects for links between gut microbiota and depression

Researchers provide new data and prospects for links between gut microbiota and depression

New study highlights need for routine counseling on physical activity during doctor-patient encounter

New study highlights need for routine counseling on physical activity during doctor-patient encounter

Consuming carbs during intense exercise aids immune system recovery

Consuming carbs during intense exercise aids immune system recovery

New guidelines provide expanded treatment options for millions of women living with heart failure

New guidelines provide expanded treatment options for millions of women living with heart failure

High-dose B vitamins can effectively reduce schizophrenia symptoms, research finds

High-dose B vitamins can effectively reduce schizophrenia symptoms, research finds

Anxiety or depression may raise risk of wound-related complications after surgery

Anxiety or depression may raise risk of wound-related complications after surgery

Paxman's scalp cooling system shows to successfully reduce alopecia during chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Paxman's scalp cooling system shows to successfully reduce alopecia during chemotherapy in breast cancer patients