Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk

November 25, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who live with constant road noise may face a higher risk of developing depression, researchers say.
The risk was about 25 percent higher for people living in areas with a lot of traffic, compared to those living in areas with little road noise. However, the […]

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests

November 20, 2015

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Daughters who were born to older mothers may be at increased risk for stress, anxiety and depression when they reach young adulthood, a new study suggests.
Researchers followed 1,200 Australians born between 1989 and 1991 for two decades. They found that daughters born to mothers who were aged 30-34 […]

Light Therapy Might Ease Depression Any Time of the Year

November 19, 2015

Light therapy may also benefit nonseasonal depression.

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study

November 18, 2015

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new small study is adding evidence to the theory that insulin resistance may play a leading role in some people’s depression.
The study found that a medication normally used to boost insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes appears to help ease […]

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study

November 18, 2015

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More than one in every six freshmen women are raped during their first year at college while too drunk or drugged to fend off their attacker, a new U.S. study reports.
Even worse, about the same proportion say they entered college having already been raped while […]

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes

November 17, 2015

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who are depressed may be at increased risk for heart disease and stroke, a new study finds.
The study, based on the ongoing Jackson Heart Study in Jackson, Miss., included more than 3,300 blacks between 21 and 94 years old who were screened for depression. None […]

Coffee, Even Decaf, May Help You Live Longer

November 17, 2015

Coffee lovers may live longer than those who don’t imbibe, a new study finds.

Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect

November 12, 2015

By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Young children of U.S. Army soldiers may have a higher risk of abuse or neglect during and just after a parent is deployed abroad, a new study finds.
“The findings are not that surprising because a family experiences enormous stress when a soldier goes off on […]

Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard Care

November 12, 2015

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Computer-assisted cognitive behavioral therapy probably won’t replace standard person-to-person therapy any time soon, new research suggests.
The British study found that people did not follow through on computer-assisted therapy. Fewer than one in five completed six computer sessions, the researchers reported.
Cognitive behavioral therapy — a form of talk therapy […]

Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients

November 11, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Angioplasty — the procedure used to open narrowed or blocked arteries — doesn’t seem to lengthen life for people with stable heart disease and chest pain, a new study finds.
After 15 years of follow-up, the study found that people who had angioplasty fared no better […]



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