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Depression in women increased by longer working hours

Depression in women increased by longer working hours

Results from a new study found that women who work over 55 hours a week have the worst mental health. The study says that working women who have additional responsibilities in the household carry a “potential double burden“. Researchers suggest that employers should take this into consideration when thinking of new policies that can benefit...

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New research hints that depression could accelerate brain aging

New research hints that depression could accelerate brain aging

New studies have found a possible link between depression and increased speed of brain aging. Synaptic density, which has been seen to be directly related to good cognition, is significantly lower in patients with depression. Other factors that can speed up brain aging is the breakdown of the blood-brain barrier and the deterioration of brain...

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How to Beat Depression with a Mediterranean Diet

How to Beat Depression with a Mediterranean Diet

Molecular Psychiatry published a new analysis that suggests following a Mediterranean diet will help lower the risk of developing depression. In recent years, countless interventions have been suggested to combat depression – a mental condition that affects millions worldwide; and researchers continue to be on the lookout for new ways to help fight it off. The Mediterranean diet...