Anti-depressants during pregnancy up obesity, diabetes risk in infants

Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to depression, but women who take anti-depressants during pregnancy may be predisposing their infants to Type 2 diabetes and obesity later in life, says a study.

Weight-loss tamarind and anti-depressants a deadly mix

Are you taking weight-loss supplements while on anti-depressants? Take caution!

New anti-depressant mechanisms in brain identified

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center has identified a major mechanism by which ghrelin (a hormone with natural anti-depressant properties) works inside the brain.

Diabetes drug may boost power of anti-depressants

Pioglitazone boosts the power of anti-depressants in patients whether they are suffering from diabetes or not.

Blood test to tell whether anti-depressants work

In a brand new discovery in the field of psychiatry, scientists have found a new method by which it can be known whether an anti-depressant drug will work on a depressed patient or not. It involves a blood test for a protein called Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF).

How anti-depressants create brain cells

They counteract the effects of stress hormones by increasing new-born cells.

How anti-depressants create brain cells

They counteract the effects of stress hormones by increasing new-born cells.

Anti-depressant reduces effect of breast cancer drugs: study

Women taking a particular
anti-depressant along with breast cancer drugs are more likely
to die of the disease, doctors have warned.

Anti-depressant reduces effect of breast cancer drugs: study

Women taking a particular
anti-depressant along with breast cancer drugs are more likely
to die of the disease, doctors have warned.

Anti-depressant interferes with breast cancer treatment

Taking a popular anti-depressant could slash chances of survival for women battling breast cancer, says a new study.

Anti-depressant interferes with breast cancer treatment

Taking a popular anti-depressant could slash chances of survival for women battling breast cancer, says a new study.

Old anti-depressant can reverse cardiac complications

An anti-depressant developed over 40 years ago can blunt and even reverse the muscle enlargement and weakened pumping function associated with heart failure, research says.

Old anti-depressant can reverse cardiac complications

An anti-depressant developed over 40 years ago can blunt and even reverse the muscle enlargement and weakened pumping function associated with heart failure, research says.

Anti-depressant could be the female answer to Viagra

A drug that failed to pull women out of depression could work as their alternative to Viagra, experts believe.

Anti-depressant could be the female answer to Viagra

A drug that failed to pull women out of depression could work as their alternative to Viagra, experts believe.

Anti-depressant can revive a woman`s libido

Flibanserin, originally an anti-depressant, has shown promise in treating low libido among women, according to results from 3 separate clinical trials.

Anti-depressant can revive a woman`s libido

Flibanserin, originally an anti-depressant, has shown promise in treating low libido among women, according to results from 3 separate clinical trials.