Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lifelong ill-health after exposure to chemical weapons

People exposed to chemical warfare agents (CWAs) often incur chronic damage to their lungs, skin and eyes, for example. They also frequently succumb to depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. This is shown by research ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists find a new mechanism underlying depression

(Medical Xpress)—The World health Organization calls depression "the leading cause of disability worldwide," causing more years of disability than cancer, HIV/AIDS, and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases combined. ...

Health

Retirement reduces tiredness and depression

Retirement leads to a substantial reduction in mental and physical fatigue and depressive symptoms, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today. However, the research also concludes that retirement does not ...

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