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depression, health, mental health

1 in 3 Adults in the U.S. Take Medication that May Cause Depression

What if you found out that the medications you were taking for certain ailments were actually contributing to potential depression? This is what a new study now claims, and it’s more common than you may think. Researchers note that more than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. contain depression as a potential side effect. …

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Under Pressure: How The Bends Affects the Human Body

Scuba diving is a great way to explore the ocean’s depths and witness all the wonders the undeseas world has to offer. But it can be dangerous, too, and we aren’t talking about man-eating sharks and killer jellyfish. In fact, this treat doesn’t come from the ocean’s water; it comes from inside your own body. …

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brain, headache, migraine

FDA Approves Aimovig for Migraines, But Can They Really Be Prevented?

Migraines can be downright debilitating, and there is rarely anything you can do to eliminate them once they start. However, researchers have been working on developing a drug that reduces the frequency of migraines for regular sufferers. Now, their end-product has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Howard, 2018). Aimovig is now …

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