Depression

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.

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Are your snacks deadly? New study reveals how ultra-processed foods lead to chronic disease outcomes

Are your snacks deadly? New study reveals how ultra-processed foods lead to chronic disease outcomes

Tandem cycling boosts well-being for Parkinson's patients and care partners

Tandem cycling boosts well-being for Parkinson's patients and care partners

Loneliness negatively affects the physical health of older adults

Loneliness negatively affects the physical health of older adults

Innovative in-vehicle sensing system helps detect cognitive decline in older drivers

Innovative in-vehicle sensing system helps detect cognitive decline in older drivers

Research finds link between unhealthy eating and chronic pain severity, calls for comprehensive dietary support

Research finds link between unhealthy eating and chronic pain severity, calls for comprehensive dietary support

Research finds link between unhealthy eating and chronic pain severity, calls for comprehensive dietary support

Research finds link between unhealthy eating and chronic pain severity, calls for comprehensive dietary support

Consistent Evidence Links Ultra-Processed Food To Over 30 Damaging Health Outcomes

Consistent Evidence Links Ultra-Processed Food To Over 30 Damaging Health Outcomes

Exposure to neighborhood violence linked to unmet health needs and increased care utilization in children

Exposure to neighborhood violence linked to unmet health needs and increased care utilization in children

Say that again: Using hearing aids can be frustrating for older adults, but necessary

Say that again: Using hearing aids can be frustrating for older adults, but necessary

Psychosocial interventions show promise for managing non-physiological menopausal symptoms

Psychosocial interventions show promise for managing non-physiological menopausal symptoms

GENERATE study: Remote genetic education boosts testing rates for inherited cancer risk

GENERATE study: Remote genetic education boosts testing rates for inherited cancer risk

Forest bathing boosts youth mental health in urban environments

Forest bathing boosts youth mental health in urban environments

Study links poor sleep with muscle dysmorphia symptoms in adolescents and young adults

Study links poor sleep with muscle dysmorphia symptoms in adolescents and young adults

Smartphone app uses AI and facial-image processing software to reliably detect the onset of depression

Smartphone app uses AI and facial-image processing software to reliably detect the onset of depression

Smartphone addiction fuels loneliness and reduces well-being, study finds

Smartphone addiction fuels loneliness and reduces well-being, study finds

Research unveils major discovery in gut-brain axis communication

Research unveils major discovery in gut-brain axis communication

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps prevent postpartum mental health challenges in low-resource settings

Cognitive behavioral therapy helps prevent postpartum mental health challenges in low-resource settings

Neuropsychiatric symptoms can be potential predictors of Alzheimer's development

Neuropsychiatric symptoms can be potential predictors of Alzheimer's development

Study finds sharp increase in antidepressant dispensing among adolescents and young adults during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds sharp increase in antidepressant dispensing among adolescents and young adults during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds SNAP benefits may improve medication adherence among food-insecure individuals

Study finds SNAP benefits may improve medication adherence among food-insecure individuals