Tag Archives: Treatment

Doctors describe treatment options for adolescent depression

(Reuters Health) – When a teen is diagnosed with depression, it’s normal for parents to feel overwhelmed and to search for information about which treatment options are best, doctors write in a new patient resource published in JAMA Pediatrics. Although depression affects about 20 percent of adolescents, many don’t seek help and hesitate to talk… Read More »

Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don’t, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers recruited 117 menopausal women with insomnia for the study and randomly assigned them to three groups. One group received cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Another group received a component of CBT… Read More »

NHS blueprint: All children with cancer will have treatment tailored to DNA

We’ll save 500,000 more lives, vows NHS: Ten-year plan will provide DNA-tailored treatment to children with cancer and crack down on heart disease and strokes – despite fears of £1bn budget black hole Follows Theresa May’s pledge to hand NHS an extra £20billion in 10-year plan Doctors will also carry out DNA testing for genetic… Read More »