Scientists Identify ‘New Type Of Depression,’ Discovery Will Aid Development Of Prescription Medications

Scientists Identify ‘New Type Of Depression,’ Discovery Will Aid Development Of Prescription Medications

A new scientific study identifies a new form of depression that cannot be treated with the current prescription antidepressant medications. Scientists estimate that nearly half of the 322 million individuals affected by depression do not seem to benefit from treatment, which includes…

Pharma giants are looking to ketamine for clues to the next blockbuster depression drug — and science says they're onto something big

Pharma giants are looking to ketamine for clues to the next blockbuster depression drug — and science says they're onto something big

Daiana Lorenz/Youtube Medications inspired by ketamine could be the next blockbuster antidepressants. Pharmaceutical companies including Allergan and Johnson & Johnson are in hot pursuit of the drugs, with several promising clinical trials underway. The medications would be the first new drugs for…