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“depression”

Dec 15, 2014 12:01 PM ET
Depression is serious business, but could a gas that makes us giggle be an effective treatment for the clinically depressed? Crystal Dilworth reports on a study that put nitrous oxide to the test.
Sep 24, 2014 01:17 PM ET
A small-sample study has reported promising results in the use of a blood test to diagnose depression. It's a welcome step forward in the study of an illness that affects some 10 percent of people.
Aug 15, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Parkinson's disease causes the loss of brain cells in a part of the brain that controls muscle movement.
Jun 10, 2014 07:38 AM ET
When you're feeling lousy, the temptation is often to hit your favorite yummy food -- pizza, ice cream, whatever perks you up! But it turns out you might not be getting the boost you thought you would. Tara explains.
Jun 3, 2014 01:21 PM ET
A recent study found a possible link between depression and the amount of extremely personal information some Facebook users regularly post. Tara Long has the details.
Jun 2, 2014 09:30 AM ET
Depression is a serious mental illness, and the push to find effective treatments for it is no less serious. Laci Green reports on some promising work being done to find a cure for the condition.
Apr 21, 2014 04:47 AM ET
When new moms experience postpartum depression, it can last for months or even years. Can fathers go through the same thing? Laci discusses why young men might want to wait to have children.
Apr 17, 2014 06:25 AM ET
If you've ever been nervous or stressed, you might have experienced a weird feeling in your stomach. Why do we feel so many emotions in our guts? Laci did some digging to figure out what connects our brains to our midsections.
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