Category: "Depression"

RADAR-CNS paves way for remote measurement technology to manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

RADAR-CNS paves way for remote measurement technology to manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

The RADAR-CNS project has collected data from smartphones and wearables to assess how remote measurement technology could help manage depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. The results of a six-year project involving 22 organizations across Europe and the United States have provided landmark insights into how technology in the form of wearables and smartphones could transform […]

Changing Minds

Changing Minds

UC Davis researchers are bringing the benefits of drugs like LSD and cannabis to light. They may be the next big thing in pharmaceuticals for treating a range of problems like depression and anxiety. For decades, possession and use of drugs like LSD and cannabis has come with a threat of prosecution and jail time. […]

No Link Between Antidepressants in Pregnancy, Epilepsy in Children

No Link Between Antidepressants in Pregnancy, Epilepsy in Children

There’s good news for women with a mental health condition: Taking antidepressants early in pregnancy doesn’t increase a baby’s risk of having epilepsy or seizures, researchers say. “The findings of this study are very important,” said study co-author Ayesha Sujan of Indiana University Bloomington. “Pregnancy can be a trying time, and the addition of depression, anxiety and other […]

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy does not lead to epilepsy in infants, new study

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy does not lead to epilepsy in infants, new study

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy has been a concern for many expectant mothers. A growing body of research points to evidence that it’s not the antidepressants that will harm newborns. It’s when mothers neglect treatment for depression that can put their babies at risk for seizures and epilepsy. Kelsey Wiggs, Ph.D. candidate at IU Bloomington and […]

Joy Division call for better mental health services 40 years on from Ian Curtis’ death

Joy Division call for better mental health services 40 years on from Ian Curtis’ death

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer reflected on Ian Curtis’ death on Wednesday, as the late star’s former Joy Division bandmates lobbied MPs at the Houses of Parliament during Mental Health Week – calling for better mental health services Former members of Joy Division today lobbied MPs for better mental health services 40 years after their lead singer […]

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