Ketamine

New compound to treat depression identified

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified a compound, hydroxynorketamine, that may treat depression just as effectively as ketamine, without the unwanted side effects.

Ketamine 'exciting' depression therapy

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

The illegal party drug ketamine is an "exciting" and "dramatic" new treatment for depression, say doctors who have conducted the first trial in the UK.