depression

Long-Term Antidepressant Treatment Contributes To Significant Increases In Weight Gain And Obesity

On January 18, 2011, in Depression, Medication, by Christopher Fisher, PhD This study demonstrates that patients using antidepressant medication continuously, mostly serotonin-selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), show significantly more (abdominal) overweight and obesity than those using them intermittently or not at all. Compared with SSRIs, other types of antidepressant medication used…

UNC Researchers Investigate Estrogen Replacement Therapy To Prevent Depression And Cardiovascular Disease

Article Date: 13 Jan 2011 – 2:00 PST Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have launched a new clinical trial to determine if estrogen replacement therapy may help prevent depression and cardiovascular illness in women between the ages of 45 and 55. It’s a move that…