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Depression affects an estimated 350million people across the world and it is projected to become the second leading cause of ill health by 2020.
A pooling of data from 26 studies involving over 150,000 participants found a 17pc reduction in the risk of depression for those eating the most fish.
Mindfulness is helping pregnant women with histories of major depression to protect against a recurrence.
Practising meditation, breathing exercises and yoga almost halved the rate of relapse in women who struggled with depression in previous pregnancies.