Chemical Found To Rapidly Reverse Depressive Symptoms In Mice

The chemical TPPU rapidly inhibits a protein that causes brain inflammation associated with depression, and could be a new way of treating the disease.

How Antidepressants Activate Astrocytes

Researchers have uncovered the signalling pathway taken by antidepressants to increase the growth of astrocytes.

Antidepressant For Adolescents Was Misrepresented As Safe

Revisiting clinical trial data has led investigators to conclude that not only was the antidepressant drug paroxetine is no better than the placebo, but it have may caused serious side effects including suicide.

Unapproved Fixed-Dose Drugs Pose Problem In India

Nearly 70 percent of anti-depressant FDCs bought in India between 2011 and 2012 were not approved by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization.

Study Shows Antidepressant Mechanism Of Ketamine

Japanese researchers have discovered the mechanism of how ketamine acts as an antidepressant: by boosting "feel-good" hormones in the brain region involved in motivation.