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Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills linked to risk of death

Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to new research from the University of Warwick. The large...

Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamine

In patients with treatment resistant depression who were experiencing suicidal thoughts, experts at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs...

Study provides strongest clues to date for causes of schizophrenia

A new genome-wide association study (GWAS) estimates the number of different places in the human genome that are involved in schizophrenia. In particular, the study...

Weight loss drug helps curb cocaine addictions

The drug topiramate, typically used to treat epilepsy and more recently weight loss, may also help people addicted to both cocaine and alcohol use...

Google searches about mental illness follow seasonal patterns

A new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that Google searches for information across all major...

Peer support offers promise for reducing depression symptoms

Peer support offers promise as an effective, low-cost tool for fighting depression, a new study by the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and University of Michigan Health System finds. Programs in which patients and volunteers share information were ...

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