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Depression or Anxiety? Blood Biomarkers May Tell the Tale

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Metabolic alterations linked to inflammation and lipid metabolism can distinguish depression from anxiety and determine disease severity, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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ECG Promising for Predicting Major Depression, Treatment Response

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The resting heart rate of patients with major depression may offer clues as to how well they will respond to antidepressant therapy, and may even...
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The Gut a New Therapeutic Target for Major Depression?

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Unique bacterial profiles in the gut microbiota of patients with major depression, particularly in those with treatment-resistant disease, suggest dietary interventions may be worth trying....
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Novel Therapy an Alternative to ECT for Resistant Depression?

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In a single-center study, magnetic seizure therapy produced remission from suicidal ideation in 50% of patients with treatment resistant depression. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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FDA Clears First Brain Stimulation Device to Help Smokers Quit

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The BrainsWay deep TMS system with H4-coil targets addiction-related brain circuits and is indicated as an aid for short-term smoking cessation in adults. FDA Approvals...
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COVID-19: Dramatic Changes to Telepsychiatry Rules and Regs

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In the wake of drastic rule changes governing telemental health services during the COVID-19 outbreak, experts give the most up-to-date information on how to best...
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Suicidal Patients Often Excluded From Antidepressant Trials

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Clinical trials of antidepressants that inform FDA approval decisions often exclude suicidal patients, leaving clinicians uncertain of the efficacy of these drugs in this patient...
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How Yoga Exercises Its Positive Effect on Depression

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Investigators found that practicing yoga was associated with improved mood and increased levels of gamma aminobutyric acid in patients with major depressive disorder. Medscape Medical...
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EEG Signature Predicts Antidepressant Response

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A novel artificial intelligence algorithm can accurately predict which patients will respond positively to the antidepressant sertraline, new research shows. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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New GABA Modulator Promising in Depression

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Most antidepressants target monoaminergic neurotransmitters. A novel GABA modulator may open a new range of therapeutic possibilities for patients with major depression. Medscape Medical News...
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FDA Clears Intermittent Theta-Burst System for Major Depression

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The FDA clearance will let Magstim include intermittent theta-burst stimulation with its Horizon transcranial magnetic stimulation systems for treating major depression, the company announced. Medscape...
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Mild TBI May Fuel or Exacerbate Mental Health Problems

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Mild TBI is associated with new onset or exacerbation of preexisting mental health problems in a substantial minority of patients, which has implications for follow-up...
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FDA Panel Fails to Support Novel Opioid for Depression

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An FDA advisory panel failed to endorse the approval of a novel opioid to treat major depressive disorder because of insufficient efficacy data. News Alerts...
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FDA Clears Brain Stimulation Device for OCD

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The Brainsway deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system is an option for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who have not responded to traditional treatments. FDA Approvals...

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