mental health

Ketamine’s Key to Unlocking Social Bonding in Depression

Debi Johnson

Summary: Researchers made a significant breakthrough in understanding how ketamine treats depression-related social impairments, focusing on the drug’s effects in ...

Meet the ‘Dutch Forrest Gump’ who’s walking barefoot across America to raise awareness for men’s mental health

Carol Dennis

Anton Nootenboom, known to many on social media as “The Barefoot Dutchman,” isn’t your typical record holder. In 2019, he ...

A pacemaker that helped a woman with depression may soon be available widely

Debi Johnson

NEW YORK (AP) — Emily Hollenbeck lived with a deep, recurring depression she likened to a black hole, where gravity ...

Sleep, Circadian Rhythm, and Mental Health

Debi Johnson

Summary: A new study highlights the critical link between sleep, circadian rhythms, and psychiatric disorders, suggesting that disturbances in sleep ...

Placer County opposes Gavin Newsom-backed homelessness and mental health measure. Here’s why

Elaine Hadley

The Placer County Board of Supervisors has voted to formally oppose Proposition 1, a ballot measure that would reroute $6.4 ...

According to Scientists, This Fruit Improves Mental Health – Fast

Debi Johnson

Recent research from the University of Otago has demonstrated that kiwifruit, a rich source of vitamin C, can quickly enhance ...

Blue Jackets fans support Patrik Laine with $10K in donations following podcast’s insensitive suicide remark

Christine Lake

Patrik Laine is in his fourth season with the Blue Jackets. He has been out since mid-December after suffering a ...

Dance Your Way to Better Mental Health

Debi Johnson

Summary: Structured dance programs are as beneficial, and sometimes superior, to traditional physical activities for enhancing psychological and cognitive health. ...

Predicting Psychosis Before Symptom Onset

Debi Johnson

Summary: Researchers developed a machine-learning tool that accurately identifies individuals at high risk of psychosis through MRI brain scans. This ...

Ozempic, Other Weight Loss Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Depression and Anxiety

Debi Johnson

Another week, another study finding that Ozempic/Wegovy and similar drugs may do a lot more than just help people lose ...

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