Use of antidepressants during pregnancy will not harm child development, study says

CNN — Expectant mothers who take common antidepressants no longer have to worry that the medication could harm their child’s future behavioral or cognitive neurodevelopment, according to a new study of more than 145,000 women and their children in the United States who took up to 14 years were followed. “Results from previous studies on … Read more

Use of antidepressants during pregnancy will not harm child development, study says

CNN — Expectant mothers taking common antidepressants no longer need to worry that the medication could harm their child’s future behavioral or cognitive neurodevelopment, a new study finds. Antidepressant use during pregnancy was not associated with autism, ADHD, behavioral disorders, speech, language, learning and coordination disorders, or intellectual disabilities, according to a study of more … Read more

Vegetarians are twice as likely to be depressed: study

Can One Burger a Day Keep Depression Away? A new study published by the Journal of Affective Disorders found that beef was the only food associated with a lower risk of depression. Researchers wanted to examine the link between vegetarianism and depression in adults. They asked 14,216 people in Brazil between the ages of 35 … Read more

Vegetarians are twice as likely to be depressed as meat eaters: new study

Eating green and feeling blue? Vegetarians experience depressive episodes twice as often as meat eaters, according to a new study by Brazilian researchers published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. There is a “positive association between the prevalence of major depressive episodes and a meatless diet,” the study said. Looking for the possible link between … Read more