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Posts Tagged ‘depression prevention’

By On March 12th, 2019

Vitamin pills and supplements don’t fight depression like a healthy diet does

While growing evidence suggests that maintaining a healthy diet can help prevent depression, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates simply taking vitamin pills or other supplements won’t cut it. The study of more than 1,000 overweight or obese individuals from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, and Spain,…

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By On June 27th, 2018

Getting fit may help prevent later depression, heart disease

Most estimates suggest that more than 15 million American adults are currently living with clinical depression, a condition which can be disabling and has dire effects on a person’s social and professional lives. But, what if adult depression could be prevented? A large new study published in JAMA Psychiatry claims a simple lifestyle change could…

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By On July 10th, 2014

New Therapy May Cut Risk of Depression in Those with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Depression has been tied to many forms of disability, including vision loss due to conditions such as age-related macular degeneration. Most often, this condition-related depression is treated the same as any other case of depression, but new research published in Ophthalmology suggests a specific type of rehabilitation therapy called behavior activation could reduce the risk…

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