Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 leads to cognitive and behavioral problems in patients

COVID-19 patients suffer from cognitive and behavioral problems two months after being discharged from hospital, a new study presented at the 7th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) has found.

Pediatrics

Depression in dads of preemies deserves more attention

While postpartum depression in new mothers is well recognized and known to increase if the newborn requires intensive care, depression in new fathers has not received much attention. A large study, published in the journal ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Depression, tau deposits seen in subset of middle-aged persons

Middle-aged people with depressive symptoms who carry a genetic variation called apolipoprotein (APOE) ε4 may be more at risk to develop tau protein accumulations in the brain's emotion- and memory-controlling regions, a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stress during pregnancy doubled during pandemic

Even in ordinary times, depression is a common problem for pregnant women and new mothers. Now, a new Stanford University-led study examining the extraordinary times of the COVID-19 era has found that pregnant women's risk ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Depressive symptoms linked to rapid kidney function decline

In a study of adults with normal kidney function, those who had frequent depressive symptoms were more likely to later experience a rapid decline in kidney function. The study will appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Digital depression intervention may improve symptoms

A mental health smartphone app developed by a team of Northwestern Medicine investigators helped improve depressive symptoms in patients in Brazil and Peru with diabetes and hypertension, according to a recent clinical trial ...

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