Exercise, Prozac and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may ultimately relieve depression in the same way.
It’s a popular cosmetic treatment, but early data hints that Botox could have a role in treating not just aging but mental illness as well.
Having previous experience with antidepressants can change a person’s future response to both medications and to placebo, according to a new study.
Both antidepressant use and untreated depression in pregnant women may lead to risks for babies. A new study adds data to a troubling problem.
Do antidepressants work or don’t they? A new study sheds light on why the data on drug treatment are so conflicted.
The antidepressant Prozac may alleviate repetitive behavior and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in adults with autism, reducing these defining symptoms of the disorder, according to new research.
New research suggests that a modified form of MDMA — more commonly known as the illegal drug ecstasy — could kill some types of blood cancer cells. Prozac and similar antidepressants may also possess similar anti-cancer potential.
Recently, two medical controversies have made headlines: the question of whether too much salt is bad for your health and the debate over whether widely used antidepressant drugs work any better than placebo.
Children whose mothers use antidepressants during pregnancy may be more likely to develop autism than kids whose mothers do not, say researchers in California.
Sad mood and sleep problems often go together — sleep disturbances like insomnia or, conversely, sleeping too much are common symptoms or warning signs of depression. Now, some doctors say that drugs that help regulate sleep …
The common painkillers known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a class of medication that includes aspirin, naproxen (Aleve), and ibuprofen (Advil), can significantly reduce the effectiveness of certain …
A new study finds that Prozac can significantly improve recovery from stroke— the number one cause of adult disability and the third leading cause of death in the U.S. The randomized controlled trial found that while patients …
Adolescence can be a difficult time, so it’s no wonder that an estimated 5% of US teens are affected by depression. And to make a difficult situation even worse, researchers now report that as many as half of even properly …