Life and death in the mountains

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Dr. Perry Renshaw, of the University of Utah neuroscience program, led a one-hour discussion on the effects of the altitude in Utah on suicide rates, drug use and mood disorders […]

Science Weekly: Getting rid of guesswork in depression treatment

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A new blood test might help to eliminate the trial-and-error game that physicians currently play while prescribing antidepressants to those suffering from depression. Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, lead researcher from UT […]

Science Weekly: Unprecedented links between mental and physical health observed

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According to the World Health Organization, roughly 350 million people around the world are affected by depression. While depression correlates to mental health, researchers have long looked at the links […]

Excessive social media use linked to depression

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Social media use has become an integral part of daily life for many young adults and new research has now found a possible link between depression and excessive social media […]

Science Weekly: Childhood Neglect Linked to Adult Depression

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While this may not come as a shock to most, adult depression has been linked directly to childhood neglect in a recent study conducted by researchers at Duke University and […]