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Depression makes chemotherapy less effective in cancer patients: Study

01-27 | Rachael

Depression makes chemotherapy less effective in cancer patients: Study

Depression, one of the most serious mental and behavioral disorders, can be a major deterrent to cancer treatment. A group of researchers from Zhengzhou University, China, have linked lower levels of brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) to how a cancer patient responds to the treatment. The study, led by the Head of Oncology at Zhengzhou University, […]

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Understanding women who suffer from postpartum depression

01-23 | Rachael

Understanding women who suffer from postpartum depression

New mothers usually experience a variety of emotions, ranging from elation and glee to despair and anxiousness. The baby blues after childbirth may start first few days after the baby’s birth and can last for up to two weeks. And when these postpartum blues get severe and refuse to go away, the new mothers may […]

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