depression

Teenage moods brightened by spice

March 9th, 2018

In a world first, research has shown that the key to lifting teenage moods could be sitting in the kitchen pantry. Murdoch University researchers Dr Adrian Lopresti and Professor Peter Drummond have just completed an investigation into the potential for the spice saffron as a natural treatment for depressive and anxiety symptoms in adolescents.

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Spice a potential treatment for adolescent depression

March 30th, 2017

Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the spice saffron could be used to treat depression and anxiety in adolescents.

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Spice enhances mood in depression research trial

September 26th, 2014

The antidepressant benefits of the Indian spice turmeric have been supported by the results of a trial run by a Murdoch University researcher.

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PhD student to unlock mysteries of the brain

May 14th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher is investigating how magnetic fields affect brain function in a bid to better understand how to treat depression and pain.

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New study to spice up depression treatment

April 29th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the popular Indian spice turmeric could be used to help treat depression.

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