Depression and Suicide

Depression and Suicide

Introduction Depression, particularly among individuals aged 18–39, stands as a significant precursor to suicide, highlighting the urgent need for a comprehensive understanding and proactive intervention. This article aims to delve into the roots of this widespread psychological ailment, exploring its nature, physiological aspects, and the crucial distinction between sadness and clinical depression. Defining Depression Depression … Read more

Running May Offer Mental Health Benefits Similar to Drugs For Depression


A new study suggests that running therapy has significant effects on depression, similar to those of antidepressants. Cited in the October 2023 European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress in Barcelona, it was shown that an exercise therapy could yield as much results in mental health outcomes as taking drugs for depression. The lead study author … Read more

KNUST Collaborates With Johnson And Johnson To Fight Depression


A Ghanaian prestigious university; the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner with Janssen; a regional subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceuticals, in the institution’s quest to enhance mental health support. The partnership would see to Janssen supporting KNUST to tackle the negative effects of … Read more

Modern Foods Linked To Increased Depression Risk


Modern foods which are otherwise known as ultra-processed foods are derived from a reasonable huge amount of substances extracted from foods, such as oils, fats, and proteins. They may also be manufactured entirely in labs where synthetic food chemicals are used with few ingredients coming directly from natural animals or plants. And they are being … Read more

Finding Hope: A Journey Through Postpartum Depression

Finding Hope A Journey Through Postpartum Depression

Welcoming a new life into the world is often regarded as one of life’s most profound experiences. However, for some new mothers, it can also bring about a range of emotions, including an unexpected and overwhelming sense of sadness and despair. This emotional turbulence is known as postpartum depression (PPD), a condition that affects not only the mother but also her family.

FDA Approves Zuranolone, First Oral Pill for Postpartum Depression in the US

Postpartum Depression Drug - Zuranolone

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the medication zuranolone to treat postpartum depression, making it the first FDA-approved oral pill for this specific condition in the United States. Postpartum depression is a serious mental illness that can affect about 1 in 7 new mothers after childbirth.

Mental Health Matters: It Is The Mother Of All Diseases

Mental health

Mental health is the bigger umbrella that covers your psychological and emotional wellbeing. It matters because your mental health can impact everything from your day-to-day activities, to your relationships and to your health stabilities.

Positive Effects of Exercise on Mental Health You Never Knew

Exercise And Your Mental Health - HerbalGH

Most of us are aware of the many physical benefits of exercise (weight control, increased energy, lower blood pressure). But what about the psychological benefits? We are here to help! Research has shown regular exercise to reduce stress and symptoms of mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety. While also helping with the recovery of mental health issues. Lets have a look at some of the beneficial factors of exercising on mental health!