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Study reports depression higher with alt med post chemo treatments

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It’s not clear what to make of this study. Increased risk of depression for cancer patients in alternative treatment | ScienceNordic. Breast cancer patients who use alternative methods to recover from chemotherapy or surgery are more often depressed than those who do not receive alternative treatment. The study is unique, since it focuses on how…

Blue Monday: Sciencey nonsense

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Once again, someone has to step up and say this whole “Blue Monday” crap is CRAP. Blue Monday: a depressing day of nonsense science (again) | Dean Burnett | guardian.co.uk. Today is Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. Except for the fact that is definitely isn’t. It is if you go by…

Acupuncture my EAR!

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Acupucture pinpoints alternative therapy to addiction, anxiety. Once a week, Virginia Rapin has five needles stuck in each of her ears for a treatment that she says helps alleviate her depression and anxiety. The treatment Rapin receives is a form of acupuncture called acu-detox where thin, sterilized needles are placed in specific locations in the…

What not to wear: clothes that make you blue

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Happiness: It’s Not in the Jeans You may throw on an outfit without much thought in the morning, but your choice is strongly affected by your mood. And the item of casual wear in almost everyone’s wardrobe — denim jeans — is what most people wear when depressed, new research from psychologists at the University…

Blue Monday Bulls**t

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Blue Monday: a depressing day of pseudoscience and humiliation A psychologist explains why the third Monday of January has for him become the most depressing day of the year. …there are many reasons why someone may feel particularly “down” during January. But every year, much of the media become fixated on a specific day –…

Eating placenta (pills) for postpartum depression. Other animals do it.

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The Body Odd – Placenta pills for postpartum blues: Gross or drug-free treatment?. Some new moms are popping pills made from their dried, ground-up placenta as a way to ease postpartum depression, reports NBC’s Renee Chenault-Fattah. Some placenta fans believe it also helps with breast milk production and regulates hormones. But while there may be…