Tag Archives: Depression

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 »

Using Facebook to predict depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Your Facebook posts may predict whether you will develop depression. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health problems in the United States, with over 16 million adults having experienced at least one major depressive episode… Read More »