Tag Archives: Depression

How Depression Can Be Treated

It was found that 80% of people affected by depression can fully recover if they follow a proper treatment combined with psychotherapy sessions. Globally, depression is one of the most common causes that affect mental health. The treatment is a basic component in improving depressive states, including visits to the psychiatrist. A major untreated depressive… Read More »

Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression: More Data, But Still Some Questions

In 2015, we first reported on SAGE-547 (SAGE Therapeutics), a new medication for the treatment of severe postpartum depression (PPD).  SAGE-547, now called brexanolone, is an allosteric modulator of GABA-A receptors.  We saw the preliminary results of the Sage Therapeutics Phase 3 Hummingbird Program earlier this year.  Now we have the final set of results… Read More »