Working Out Three Times Per Week Can Lower Depression Odds by 20%

Physically active people are less likely to show signs of depression, a new study finds.

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression

While most severely obese people get a mood boost after weight-loss surgery, some may have a recurrence of depression symptoms months after they have the procedure, a new study finds.

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Exercise Helps Fight Depression and Here’s Why

New research sheds light on how exercise can rid your body of harmful mood-busting compounds.

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Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

A new blood test is the first objective scientific way to diagnose major depression in adults, a new study claims.

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The Complicated Link Between Depression and Brain Diseases

Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, as well as long-standing depression and anxiety, at the time of his apparent suicide. Here’s what experts know about the link between depression and degenerative brain diseases.

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Robin Williams’ Death Ruled a Suicide

The Oscar-winning actor died yesterday at 63. Williams’ publicist said in a statement that the actor “had been battling severe depression of late.”

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Depression Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk in Younger Women

Young and middle-aged women with depression are more than twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die from heart disease as their mentally healthy peers, new research suggests.

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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won’t Harm Baby’s Heart, Study Suggests

Antidepressants taken during the first three months of pregnancy don’t appear to increase the risk of heart defects in babies, new research suggests.

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Don’t Let THIS Deter You From Taking Antidepressants

While it has long been known that some antidepressants can help spur weight gain, a new study finds that the actual amount gained is usually small.

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Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Tied to Autism Risk in Boys

Boys with autism were three times more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants known as SSRIs in the womb than typically developing children, according to new research.

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