Difference between situational depression and clinical depression

Everyone feels sad from time to time and this is a natural human emotion. But depression is a serious condition that can affect every aspect of a person’s life. Situational and clinical depression are similar, but not the same. Recognizing the signs of situational and clinical depression is the first step towards getting appropriate help. […]

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Can magic mushrooms help treat depression?

A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can ‘reset’ the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest. The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin. Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced changes in their brain activity that lasted about five […]

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Electromagnetic treatment for depression, now a reality

Are you depressed? Don’t worry, as it can be treated in different ways

A lot of times, medicines cannot be the ultimate cure for a lot of ailments. Knowing this, doctors are in constant search for newer methods which will treat clinical depression.  The two machines which are commonly used are ECT (electro-convulsive therapy) and rTMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation).  Doctors n in Mumbai are frequently using these […]

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Want to keep your brain sharp and young? Follow these 6 simple tricks

Half of us ‘remember’ memories that never happened, study finds

You know that time you and your schoolmates stole the teacher’s briefcase and made him frantically search the room for 15 minutes? It may never have happened. A new study from the University of Warwick found that if we’re told about a made-up event from our lives — from taking a hot air balloon ride […]

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