Tag Archives: depression

January, 2017

  • 11 January

    Psoriasis and Skin Cancer

    The autoimmune skin disease called psoriasis tends to be associated with other health concerns, including diabetes, heart disease, and depression. Unfortunately, yet another disease is being added to this list: melanoma. Early research investigating the potential link between psoriasis and skin cancer were unclear as to whether the psoriasis or …

September, 2016

  • 21 September

    Things are Getting Brighter

    Cancer treatment and depression go hand-in-hand. In fact, this belief was previously so entrenched in the health care community that it was viewed as an unfortunate, yet unchangeable fact. Today – although depression remains a major challenge for cancer patients – there are now many effective depression treatments available to …

August, 2016

  • 3 August

    HCV Blues

    By some estimates, depression is experienced by up to one in every three people with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. This is accounted for, in part, by the risk of depression that occurs in chronic, long-term diseases of all kinds. For hepatitis C specifically, depression remains a common yet …

June, 2016

  • 24 June

    Mayo Clinic Introduces Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

    ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic is highlighting the potential merits of using precision medicine in prescribing antidepressants. Details appear in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Eleven percent of Americans 12 years and older have been prescribed antidepressant medication, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data from …