Medical News Today: Do antidepressants work better than placebo?

Scientists have been debating the efficacy of antidepressants for decades. The latest paper to throw its hat into the ring concludes that there is little evidence to show that they perform better than placebos. A re-analysis of a meta-analysis says that antidepressants lack evidence. In 2017, around 17.3 million adults

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Medical News Today: Diabetes: Some antidepressants reduce death risk

Depression and diabetes are two major causes of early death — particularly when they co-occur. Researchers have found that taking certain antidepressants may reduce mortality risk. Certain antidepressants are linked with lower death rates among people with diabetes and depression. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death worldwide. According

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Medical News Today: Why do antidepressants fail for some?

Research has revealed a biological explanation for why some people with depression do not respond to a class of antidepressants that doctors commonly prescribe. It has to do with fundamental differences in the nerve cells that produce and use serotonin. New research may explain why antidepressants do not always work.

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