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Anti-depressants’ paradox explained, new drugs emerging


18 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Doctors and psychologists have been puzzled by an unexplained effect of certain antidepressants. Before seeing an improvement in patients’ mood, a worsening of their state happens. New research explains this contrast, helping scientists fix the problem and create a new class of medication to treat depression. When it comes to…

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Antidepressant medications alter brain chemistry faster than expected


19 Sep, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
It takes only a few hours before antidepressant drugs alter brain’s chemistry, a new study found. Thursday’s issue of Current Biology contains a study stating that even a single dose of one of most commonly administered antidepressants modifies structure and chemistry of the brain in a matter of hours. Patients…