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Can taking Cymbalta affect a person’s weight?

Cymbalta is the brand name of an antidepressant medication called duloxetine. Taking this drug can potentially cause changes in a person's body weight.Doctors prescribe Cymbalta to treat depression, anxiety, and some chronic pain disorders,…

Depression: Three new subtypes identified

A new study now published in the journal Scientific Reports has identified three new subtypes of depression. The findings help explain why some types of depression do not respond well to medication. Using brain imaging techniques,…

Infertility and depression: Symptoms and coping

Infertility can be distressing, and many people experience bouts of stress, sadness, or feelings of hopelessness. Some people with infertility become depressed.Research from 2015 found a high prevalence of major depressive disorder in…

What causes low energy in men?

Many lifestyle and medical factors can cause low energy. Some of these are unique to men or are more common in men than women.Many men feel tired and overwhelmed each day, especially with the busy lives that many people lead. Lifestyle…

Using Facebook to predict depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Your Facebook posts may predict whether you will develop depression. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health…

Why depression, trauma can make you age faster

A new study has found that people living with major depressive disorder are biologically older than people without depression, and that childhood trauma exacerbates this effect. The results illuminate the epigenetic mechanisms that might…

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