Posted on March 12, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 10, 2015 Science Daily article talks about ongoing research that could be showing that treating the mental health issues of low-income people may help decrease obesity rates among this population. The study paid close attention to low-income African-Americans in 2 separate Pittsburgh neighborhoods to see if there was any patterns to be uncovered.
Filed under: Allegheny County, Depression, Depression, Elderly, food insecurity, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Pediatric Issues, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Pittsburgh, Poverty, Research, scientific, Treatment and Support, Weight, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: African-American mental health and obesity, African-Americans and Obesity, Body mass index, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, depression and obesity, food, Food desert, food insecurity, food need, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, low-income, low-income and depression, Mental Health, mental health and obesity, obesity, poor nutrition, poverty, poverty and obesity | Comments Off on “Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition”
Posted on March 8, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 7, 2015 MedicalResearch.com article talks about studies that seem to further point to depression as being a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is beginning to show signs that taking either a statin or an anti-depressant can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with varying degrees of depression.
Filed under: Cardiovascular Disease, Depression, Depression, Heart failure and depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Physical Health, Research, scientific, Whole health | Tagged: Cardiovascular Disease, cardiovascular research, depression, depression research, heart attack, heart disease, heart disease research, Mental Health, mental health research, physical health, Research, study | Comments Off on “Depression Remains Important Risk Factor For Cardiovascular Disease”
Posted on January 17, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 6, 2015 Feel Guide article talks about ongoing research that seems to point more towards depression being caused by inflammation then what was thought before. The article estimates that researchers are estimating they are about 5 years away from developing a blood test that will allow them to test for depression based on inflammation.
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