Researchers identify new form of depression
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  June 21, 2018  
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 Researchers identify new form of depressionResearchers identify new form of depression
 
In a new study, researchers from Hiroshima University have identified a new form of depression that could be used to inform a new generation of treatments.
 
   Five warning signs of eating disorders in teenagersFive warning signs of eating disorders in teenagers
 
Nearly 3% of teenagers between the ages of 13-18 -; boys as well as girls -; struggle with food, weight and body image issues severe enough to constitute an eating disorder.
 
   Genetic mutation shown to cause bipolar disorderGenetic mutation shown to cause bipolar disorder
 
Researchers have discovered a mutation that may increase the risk of bipolar disorder through a complex interplay between serotonin and mitochondrial signaling.
 
 Learning disabilities diagnosed in childhood linked to adult-age mental health problems
 
Learning disabilities diagnosed in childhood linked to adult-age mental health problemsRecently published research shows that learning disabilities diagnosed in childhood are associated with adult-age mental health problems, delays or difficulties in attaining an educational degree, and unemployment.
 
 
 Social media triggering mental ill health among kids warns NHS
 
Social media triggering mental ill health among kids warns NHSAccording to Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, the NHS is looking at an epidemic of mental ill health among children and teenagers as an after effect of social media.
 
 
 Scientists find role of schizophrenia gene in brain development
 
Scientists find role of schizophrenia gene in brain developmentA USC research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression.
 
 
 Depression in type-1 diabetes patients linked with higher levels of inflammatory protein
 
Depression in type-1 diabetes patients linked with higher levels of inflammatory proteinDepression in type-1 diabetes patients is associated with higher levels of the inflammatory protein galectin-3, according to research published in Endocrine Connections.
 
 
 Study finds impact of negative, positive social media experiences on depressive symptoms
 
Study finds impact of negative, positive social media experiences on depressive symptomsNegative experiences on social media carry more weight than positive interactions when it comes to the likelihood of young adults reporting depressive symptoms, according to a new University of Pittsburgh analysis.
 
 
 Early birds less likely to develop depression
 
Early birds less likely to develop depressionMiddle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new study by researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.