Depression

Consumption of Fast Food may Increase Risk of Depression

The researchers working at Manchester Metropolitan University suggested that high consumption of fast food might increase the risk of depression. The paper of researchers from Manchester Metropolitan’s Bioscience Research Centre suggests that consumption of fast food can promote the inflammation. It also increases the risks of cholesterol and saturated fats, which increase risks by 40% of depression. The researchers analyzed data from near about 11 other studies, which are investing

Recent Study Shows Adolescent Depression is on the Rise

Depression has achieved epidemic proportions. A recent study by a researcher at Rutgers University-Camden shows that a rising number of adolescents suffer from it in the U.S. Worse, they remain untreated. This means more awareness programs need to be created. The researcher’s from the university feel enhanced educational programs and upping of service capacities can be a solution. The research finds that older adolescents, girls, and those with single mothers

Social Media

Heavy use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapachat, and Instagram is likely to make a person more depressed and feel lonely. A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania carried out a study on 143 undergraduate. The result showed that that extreme use of social media might lead to poor health and can make a person depressed. The study was published in the Journal of Social and