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Cheers! Your evening drink may work as anti-depressant

Cheers! Your evening drink may work as anti-depressant

 Can having a few drinks help people with clinical depression feel better and behave normally? Yes, at least in terms of biochemistry. Researchers have found that alcohol produces the same neural and molecular changes as drugs that have proven to be rapidly effective anti-depressants.

Depression may disrupt brain's emotion processing network

 Regions of the brain that normally work together to process emotion become decoupled in people who experience multiple episodes of depression, a study has found.

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.

Sun Pharma recalls over 4 lakh bottles of two drugs in US

Drug major Sun Pharmaceuticals is recalling over 4 lakh bottles of anti-depressant and anti-allergy drugs in the US for failing to meet specifications.

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.