Uncovering depression's web in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Depression could come down to stronger and weaker connections between various parts of the brain.

Researchers predict with high accuracy if antidepressants will help

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers were able to predict at 80% if antidepressants would help patients by analyzing their brain and personal history.

Study Finds Alcohol Creates Effects of Fast-Acting Antidepressant

Posted in Science on 6th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The effects of alcohol on depression take effect quickly and can last up to 24 hours, the study found.

Ketamine component produces improvement in resistant depression within 2 hours

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Esketamine, component of the general anesthetic ketamine, shows rapid and significant improvement in depressive patients.

First 'gold-standard' trial of ketamine's anti-depressant effects launched

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Clinical trial in Australia and New Zealand will compare response to multiple doses of the drug with placebo.