Nobody has yet managed to agree a definitive medical picture of what depression actually constitutes in the brain, nor have they managed to show how antidepressant drugs work.
Weekly figures from NHS England also reveal 13,300 patients waited more than 30 minutes to be seen after arriving at A&E by ambulance, and of those 2,900 waited for longer than an hour.
A Queensland mother-of-two went through menopause at just 32 after she had both of her ovaries removed due to a high-risk of cancer.
A major review led by an Oxford University research team, which claims thousands more anti-depressants should be dished out by GPs, has been criticised for ignoring the side effects.
Holly, 32, and Lewis, 34 shared diary extracts of the first 6 months that their son Alfie Knight was born. Weighing 1lb 2oz the odds were stacked against him as he remained in hospital for 106 days.
ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - Smog in the Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, is causing a public health crisis, especially among children, with treatment costs likely to put the cash-strapped country under in
New Zealand-based social media star Riley Hemson, 22, is a health and fitness role model for thousands online. She has been sharing photos of her journey since it began two years ago.
Sipping acidic fruit teas between meals can wear away teeth, a study shows – and it's not the only thing.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president on Thursday said water from the Citarum River should be made drinkable within seven years under a new cleanup project for the Java island river often ranked a
Mistakes made by GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.
Scent is such an integral part of our lives that restrictions will sound crazy to many, but the majority of people would support fragrance bans, according to one recent study.
Analysis has found that around 237million such errors are occurring in Englad each year at a cost to the NHS of £1.6billion. The totally preventable' blunders are causing 'appalling levels' of harm
Frank Zhang, founder of Well and Fit, recalled that as a student in California, concepts of healthy living and food were all around him -- exercise and healthy eating were routine habits. In contrast,
Public health authorities are warning against the dangers of buying bad drugs potentially laced with fentanyl after three men were found dead near a school in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborho
Spree killers may be angry and troubled, but few have shown symptoms that would have landed them in mental hospitals.
Four-year-old Michael Pownwall of Philadelphia is donating bone marrow to both of his twin brothers. The transplant will give the boys the immunity they were born without due to a rare genetic disea
E-cigarettes vapor contains metals - including lead - from the heating coils that vaporize e-liquid, putting users at risk of cancer and brain damage, a new study from Johns Hopkins warns.
(Reuters Health) - An approach to nursing home care that fosters interest and social interaction among patients and staff may reduce agitation and other neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia sufferers
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization largely upheld a Japanese complaint against South Korean import bans and additional testing requirements imposed on Japanese seafood because of the
A new study finds that all 21 antidepressants that researchers looked at work better than placebo.