Tag Archives: Depression

Google sister company X is working on monitoring depression using the brain’s electrical signals

A prototype from Project Amber of an EEG headset. Alphabet Alphabet‘s experimental research group, X, has been quietly working on an experimental project to monitor symptoms of depression. A blog post published on Monday details how a team of neuroscientists, hardware and software engineers and product experts have been working on a series of prototypes… Read More »

Severe morning sickness linked to depression new study finds

Severe morning sickness increases the risk of depression both during and after pregnancy, new research has found. Severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), is a debilitating condition that affects around 1-2 per cent of pregnant women in the UK. Far more serious than ‘normal’ morning sickness, it is one of the most common… Read More »

New Research Study: Pregnenolone Neurosteroid for the Treatment of Menopausal Depression

Over the last few years we have heard a great deal about neurosteroids, also known as neuroactive steroids.  This class of compounds are steroid hormones produced in the brain and endocrine tissues which can modulate neurotransmission.  Animal studies have demonstrated that neurosteroids have a broad range of activities, including antidepressant, anxiolytic, sedative, analgesic, anticonvulsant, neuroprotective,… Read More »

How is depression real

Antidepressants may produce some improvement within the first week or two of use. Before a diagnosis or treatment, a health professional should conduct a thorough diagnostic evaluation, including an interview and possibly a physical examination. Environmental factors: Continuous exposure to violence, neglect, abuse or poverty may make some people more vulnerable to depression. Patients would… Read More »