Active efforts to maintain cardiovascular and cognitive fitness through the lifespan, starting at a young age, offer some promise of preventing or delaying the onset of dementia later in life.
Since there appears to be a synergistic interaction on cognitive decline between depression and the APOE e4 gene variant, could depression treatment reduce risk of cognitive decline?
Intrapersonal loss and failures to achieve expected goals may be factors that characterize gender-based differences in the onset of depression.
Someone with both anorexia and depression can be ill for longer and less likely to recover than someone with anorexia alone, suggesting that depression is a severity marker for anorexia.
The popularity of electronic cigarettes may threaten the success of the decades-long battle against tobacco use in the United States.
A large meta-analysis suggests that smokers who quit gain improved mental health when compared with peers who continue the habit.
The American Heart Association’s new recommendation illustrates the continuing progress in integrating mental health care with general medical care.
Indoor tanning is common among U.S. high school students and is linked with increased drug use, daily smoking, and suicide risk.
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