New ketamine-like drug offers antidepressant benefits without psychedelic side effects

Posted in Medicine on 21st Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

"Recent research has raised the possibility that a new drug, such as NV-5138, could be developed that is rapid-acting but also more efficacious and safer than current formulations of ketamine,"

Neural network can detect depression in everyday conversation

Posted in Software on 10th Sep, 2018
by Alex Muller

'The first hints we have that a person is happy, excited, sad, or has some cognitive condition, such as depression, is through speech'

Body clock linked to mood disorders

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2018
by Alex Muller

Disruption to the body's internal clock may put people at increased risk of mood disorders, scientists say.

Switching from unhealthy to healthier diet lowers depressive symptoms more than social support sessions

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Study suggests the right food may be powerful antidepressant.

Sleeping in rooms with even a little light can increase risk of depression

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Exposure to light at night, even at very low levels, has been linked to an increased risk of depression, according to a study published this month