Health News

Global Look at Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder and symptoms are found throughout the world, but people throughout the world may not have access to mental health treatment.
New Perspective on Depression
Being blue is no fun. Anyone will tell you that. But new research says people with major depression may actually have superior reasoning skills.
Millions of Depressed Youngsters
Depression among teens is an epidemic. Nearly 2 million adolescents in the U.S. suffered major depression in 2009. And most never got help.
Beating the Baby Blues With Fish Oil
The omega-3s found in fish oil are known to be good for the heart and the brain. These healthy nutrients may be particularly healthful for moms-to-be.
Mood Crystal Ball
If you're thinking dark thoughts, your mood isn't likely to be very bright. If you're behaving in a way that's not very uplifting, you probably aren't going to feel good. And if you think can't control your moods, well chances are - you can't.
Some Soldiers More Likely to Have PTSD
The horrors of war haunt some returning soldiers more than others. Now scientists have a way to predict who is most vulnerable.
Two Meds Don't Help Beat the Blues
New studies show that most people taking antidepressants still suffer some symptoms of depression. Additional medications are often prescribed in the hopes of totally banishing the blues. But those efforts don't work.
Depressed and Mildly Manic
Most of the time you suffer from the blues. You're more down than up. But on some of your good days, you have lots of energy, get tons of things done and feel really, really good.
The Deadly Side of Happy
If it's such a happy place to live, one wonders why people would choose to end their lives. But it turns out that the happiest places on earth are also the deadliest in terms of suicide rates.
Aspirin Makes Common Antidepressants Less Effective
You regularly take aspirin or ibuprofen for everyday aches and pains, along with your anti-depressants. You also notice that you're still having symptoms of depression. It turns out the aspirin is interfering with your anti-depressants.