Tag Archives: Depression

Medical News Today: Does using testosterone to treat depression work?

Medical professionals have been discussing whether testosterone treatment can actually reduce depressive symptoms in men for many years. A recent meta-analysis attempts to draw a clearer picture. Could testosterone therapy be the antidepressant of the future? Depression is a major global concern. Per year, major depressive disorder affects an estimated 16.1 million adults in the… Read More »

Opioid for Depression Comes Before FDA Panel

An investigational drug that targets the opioid system for major depressive disorder will be reviewed in an FDA advisory committee meeting Thursday, and briefing documents from agency staff suggest the product won’t have an easy time. The safety and efficacy of ALKS 5461, a combination of buprenorphine and samidorphan intended to be used as adjunctive… Read More »