Antibiotic treatment during late pregnancy and early childhood spurred aggression and long-term behavioral changes in animal models, a recent study showed. Do these same results apply to human children?
According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability, affecting an estimated 322 million people worldwide, including over 16 million Americans. Rates of depression increased by 18% globally between 2005 and 2015. 11% over age 12 in the US are on antidepressant drugs.
A recent study shows that people who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t.