Tag Archives: Depression

Black Caregivers Less Likely to Suffer From Depression

Caring for a loved one with cancer can be emotionally taxing. But Black caregivers are less likely to experience distress or depression than white caregivers, according to new findings presented at the 11th American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Conference, reports AACR. Researchers enrolled 44 African-American and 46 white informal caregivers—family or friends as… Read More »

How To Deal With Postpartum Depression

— Postpartum Depression. The phrase alone sounds scary and when you learn more about it and what it is, you realize not only is it scary but also sad. Back in the day, you used to hear people talk about having Baby Blues but that is NOT what postpartum depression. Postpartum is a real condition… Read More »

Medical News Today: Major depression: Existing drug reduces symptoms by 45 percent

For the first time in decades, researchers have identified a new medication that can successfully treat major depression. An existing oral drug may relieve major depression. Depression affects about 300 million people across the globe, making the condition the “leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In… Read More »