The symptoms of depression were reduced in mice models which had high levels of PGC-1a1 in their skeletal muscle.
A study presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2014 reported home exercise could potentially alleviate feelings of hopelessness in people afflicted with coronary heart disease.
Thyroid dysfunction causes many well-recognized changes at the level of the brain, and most are reversible with treatment. Patients who have hypothyroidism often have other neuropsychiatric comorbidities, including affective disorders, depression, cognitive function loss, anxiety, or irritability.
Emotional response to stress can contribute to depressive symptoms, suggests a study published in PNAS.
Women who survive breast cancer face a higher risk of depression that can linger and require antidepressants, according to a new study published online Oct. 27 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology
Pain and depression, but not disability, stem from sleep disturbances in patients with osteoarthritis, suggests a study published in Arthritis Care & Research.