How the first postpartum depression drug works

This week the Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment specifically targeting postpartum depression, a condition that can impact women following childbirth, sometimes even starting during pregnancy. Symptoms can include sadness, loss of energy and feelings of guilt and worthlessness. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how the new drug works and how a new personalized video game can help stroke victims.
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Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Christos Anthoulakis, Eirini Iordanidou, Soumela Kotsailidou, Aliki Pilavidi, Ioannis Chatzikalogiannis, Theodoros Theodoridis, Apostolos Mamopoulos
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019Source: Epilepsy &BehaviorAuthor(s): Mahinda Yogarajah, Marco MulaAbstractDeficits in social cognition are an increasingly recognized complication of epilepsy and contribute to the deficits in social functioning and well-being experienced by patients with epilepsy. Although there has been an increase in studies exploring the measurement and biology of social cognition in patients with epilepsy, there are relatively few examining its clinical implications. Those studies that have been published highlight that social cognitive deficits contribute to impaired quality of life ...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionReclassifying OCPs is likely to be considered cost effective by Australian decision makers.
Source: PharmacoEconomics - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
Conclusion The expression of the components of the PTN-MK-RPTPβ/ζ axis in immune cells and in inflammatory diseases suggests important roles for this axis in inflammation. Pleiotrophin has been recently identified as a limiting factor of metainflammation, a chronic pathological state that contributes to neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. Pleiotrophin also seems to potentiate acute neuroinflammation independently of the inflammatory stimulus while MK seems to play different -even opposite- roles in acute neuroinflammation depending on the stimulus. Which are the functions of MK and PTN in chronic neuroinfla...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conclusion: To address the many challenges posed by EDCs, we argue that Africans should take the lead in prioritization and evaluation of environmental hazards, including EDCs. We recommend the institution of education and training programs for chemical users, adoption of the precautionary principle, establishment of biomonitoring programs, and funding of community-based epidemiology and wildlife research programs led and funded by African institutes and private companies. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1774 Received: 16 February 2017 Revised: 22 May 2017 Accepted: 24 May 2017 Published: 22 August 2017 Address correspond...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Commentary Source Type: research
Worldwide, 81 per cent of school-aged children are not active enough. Photo: WHOBy Baher KamalROME, Feb 2 2017 (IPS)Tired, lazy, bored, laying down long hours watching TV or seated checking your email? Wrong. And dangerous: not enough exercise contributes to cancer, diabetes, depression and other non-communicable diseases. The warning is bold and comes from the United Nations top health organisation, which is urging people to get up and get active.And the risks of inactivity are expanding alarmingly: according to a new document by the World Health Organization (WHO), less and less people are active in many countries &ndash...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: Global & Universal Authors: Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
Alice felt ecstatic when she saw the two dark pink lines on her pregnancy test. She wasn’t surprised when fatigue and nausea soon followed. But Alice began to worry when she couldn’t sleep and became engulfed in sadness that eclipsed her maternal joy. She confided in a couple of close girlfriends. “Everyone told me that […]Related:More parents believe vaccines are ‘unnecessary,’ while a mumps outbreak growsSingapore Zika cases rise to 56 at one construction site; Malaysia starts border screeningCPAP machines don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes in some sleep apnea sufferers
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Conclusions Taken together, our results suggested that ceftriaxone pretreatment before brain ischemia during pregnancy may reduce the propensity for the development of PPD by preventing the loss of GLT-1 expression in the mPFC.
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to obtain further information about the health status and health needs of IDP women and children, aged 15 and under, living in the informal settlements in central Iraq. The study was conducted between February and June 2015. Our focus was on settlements in Baghdad, Karbala and Kirkuk, which between them hosted an estimated 688,944 IDPs, about a third of Iraq’s IDPs.14 This estimate is undoubtedly low as some IDPs were not counted or registered. It is the hope that information from this study will help improve access to services for this vulnerable population. These governorates were ...
Source: PLOS Currents Disasters - Category: Global & Universal Authors: Source Type: research
This study found that though it is often associated with coronary artery disease (CAD), it can also occur in those without significant CAD. It was not specifically associated with disease of right coronary artery disease. This cardioinhibitory response may be a manifestation of the Bezold-Jarisch reflex. Bezold-Jarisch reflex inhibits sympathetic activity (sympathetic withdrawal) and increases parasympathetic activity, resulting in bradycardia, which may be associated with vasodilatation, nausea and hypotension. Bezold-Jarisch has been described in the setting of inferior wall infarction and coronary angiography. Origin...
Source: Cardiophile MD - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Cardiology MCQ Cardiology X-ray Featured Source Type: blogs
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