Major Depression

MagVenture Inc., a provider of transcranial magnetic stimulation, has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for a new protocol that cuts the time of each treatment session down to 3 minutes, the company announced.


NEW YORK CITY—Early evidence suggests the tuberculosis drug D-cycloserine may ease treatment-resistant depression and supports further trials on its efficacy as a novel antidepressant, a research review found.

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Eating fruits and vegetables in their raw state may maximize their mental health benefits, according to a study published online in Frontiers in Psychology.

International scientists have identified 44 genetic variants that can increase the risk of developing major depression and found that all humans carry at least some of them.

A mother’s depression is linked with her children's development from infancy through adolescence, according to a new study.