Author Archives: wpadmin

How to Get More Focused on Fitness

Learn how to get more focused on fitness. Are you finding it hard to keep yourself focused on fitness? It happens to all of us. We start a new fitness routine and it’s going great for a while, until we lose our motivation. So, how do you keep up with what you started? Here are… Read More »

Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

Read live updates on the coronavirus outbreak here. At least 34 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said on Friday. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a… Read More »

In NYC, A Home Visiting Program Addresses the Mental Health of New Mothers

In the United Kingdom (UK), health visitors (professionals who have  at least three years of general nursing education and one year of specialist training) provide home visits to all women after birth as part of universal child health surveillance.  These health visitors routinely screen all new mothers for depression and provide home-based treatment to mothers… Read More »

Recruiting at CWMH: A Neurosteroid Intervention for Menopausal and Perimenopausal Depression

Women are twice as likely as men to have major depressive disorder (MDD) during their lifetimes, and women are particularly at risk during the menopausal transition (including perimenopause and early menopause), which can last many years. Typically starting after age 40, this period is characterized by fluctuations in hormones and various physical symptoms like hot… Read More »

Screening for Menopausal Depression: Are We Doing Enough?

Recent studies suggest that the burden of menopausal symptoms is greater than generally perceived.  About 80% of women experience vasomotor symptoms (VMS) – hot flashes and night sweats — as they transition into the menopause phase.  For many, the symptoms are manageable; however, a significant proportion of midlife women experience menopausal symptoms that negatively affect… Read More »