Medical News Today: Could cannabis use help avert depression in PTSD?

Could people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) benefit from using cannabis to help reduce depressive episodes and thinking about suicide? A study of a population survey from Canada suggests that the preliminary answer is yes. Share on PinterestNew research looks into the benefits of cannabis …

Changing Your Diet Can Help Tamp Down Depression, Boost Mood

Depression symptoms dropped significantly in a group of young adults who ate a Mediterranean-style diet for three weeks. It’s the latest study to show food can influence mental health. Claudia Totir/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Claudia Totir/Getty Images Depression symptoms dropped significantly in a …

Medical News Today: Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental …

Medical News Today: Is this red wine compound the future of depression treatment?

Resveratrol, a compound that occurs naturally in red wine, has intrigued researchers for decades. A recent study in mice investigates how doctors might be able to use this chemical to reduce depression and anxiety. Could a red wine compound be useful in the treatment of …

Esketamine Nasal Spray Eases Depression Symptoms In Suicidal Patients

Yaorusheng/Getty Images Yaorusheng/Getty Images The depression drug esketamine, marketed as Spravato, appears to offer quick relief to people who are actively considering suicide. Esketamine, a chemical cousin of the anesthetic and party drug ketamine, reduced depression symptoms within hours in two large studies of suicidal …