Tag Archives: Antidepressants

Ways to Treat Depression That Aren’t Antidepressants

Early Treatment for Depression May Be Good for the Heart

By Matt McMillenWebMD Health News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD Feb. 27, 2015 — There may be hope for hard-to-treat depression as scientists explore novel ways to help people who have the often crippling condition. Recently, a number of studies have suggested the benefits of Botox, ketamine, and certain sometimes-unexpected …

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Antidepressants in Pregnancy May Delay Developmental Milestones

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By Jennifer ThomasHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) — Babies of women who take antidepressants during the latter part of pregnancy are slower in reaching some developmental milestones, new research shows. Using data on more than 81,000 babies born in Denmark, researchers found that children whose mothers took antidepressants …

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‘Off-Label’ Antidepressants Common, But Where’s the Evidence?

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By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Doctors often prescribe antidepressants to tackle conditions like migraine headaches for which they aren’t technically approved. Now, researchers say such “off-label” usage mostly occurs without clear scientific evidence backing up the treatments. A new Canadian study found that almost …

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Antidepressants Do Work, Some Better Than Others: Study

News Picture: Antidepressants Do Work, Some Better Than Others: Study

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Antidepressant drugs actually do help ease depression, countering debate over whether the medications do what they’re supposed to, a large research review has found. Some antidepressants, though, are more effective and better tolerated than others, the findings showed. The …

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Antidepressants May Not Raise Suicide Risk in Youth: Study

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MONDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) — Antidepressant drugs such as Prozac do not raise suicide risk in young people, a new study says. The finding should help reassure doctors about prescribing antidepressants to youngsters, said first author Robert Gibbons, a professor of medicine, health studies and psychiatry at the University …

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