Tag Archives: antidepressants

Post-stroke depression needs further research

New evidence shows that more caution needs to be taken in regard to post-stroke depression treatments. The George Institute of Global Health in Sydney analysed 49 trials involving 3,000 people with depression following a stroke. It found that while psychological therapy or medication could be useful, the latter may come …

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Just adding saffron may help tackle depression

New research published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology has shown that when taken in conjunction with antidepressants, saffron may assist adults with depression. According to Dr Adrian Lopresti from Murdoch University, this is the largest study of its kind and the first to look at the effects of saffron as an …

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Depressing problem of sleep apnoea

Latest research from Monash University shows one in five people with sleep apnoea suffer from clinical depression and almost a quarter use antidepressants. The study explored the prevalence of depression and antidepressant use in 109 patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and found 22.7 per cent had clinical depression. …

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