Pregnant trans men need better health care

Transgender men who become pregnant face multiple obstacles to receiving appropriate health care.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | Aug. 15, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine births depression gender lgbtq pregnancy transgender

How to fight mental illness stigma at college with fun

Getting college students to engage in fun activities centered around honesty about mental health can help cut mental illness stigma.

Kevin Fryling-Indiana | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety bias college-students communication depression stigma

Does the endocannabinoid system link depression and exercise?

New research finds a significant boost in endocannabinoids and improvements in mood following prescribed moderate-intensity exercise.

Angie Hunt-Iowa State | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine depression exercise mood

Red wine compound may have anti-stress effects

A compound in the skins and seeds of grapes and berries, called resveratrol, has anti-stress effects, new research finds. Could this lead to new kinds of antidepressants?

Marcene Robinson-Buffalo | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety depression food resveratrol stress

How to recognize mental illness in children

Parents, teachers, and other adults can learn to recognize the warning signs of serious mental illness and suicidal thoughts in children.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | Aug. 13, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine anxiety childrens-health depression parents stigma suicide

People with mental health disorders amend the descriptions

People with diagnosed mental health disorders got to give input on diagnostic guidelines for the first time. Here's what they changed.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | July 16, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety bipolar-disorder depression emotions schizophrenia stigma

Using these emotion words may shield teens from depression

Teens who can articulate negative emotions with more nuance may have a lower risk of depression, research shows.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester | June 28, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine childrens-health communication depression emotions language teenagers

Could social media actually improve mental health?

New findings challenge the idea that social media is contributing to a mental health crisis in the United States.

Kristen Parker-Michigan State | June 27, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety depression social-lives social-media

Bias against bisexuality may spark depression

Bisexual individuals experience identity denial, which makes them feel less accepted and open to greater depressive symptoms, according to the study.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers | June 19, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine bias depression discrimination identity lgbtq

5 things to know about the science of dad

Happy Father's Day! Here are five unexpected research findings about dads.

Carol Clark-Emory | June 12, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine society-and-culture childrens-health families fathers gender oxytocin parents postpartum-depression

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