Antidepressants May Be Hurting More Than Helping

Antidepressants May Be Hurting More Than Helping

The U.S. is a nation blessed to have many resources available around the clock. With such resources comes the responsibility to use them correctly, however, and the U.S. has been a bit hasty at times in the usage of powerful substances, including Western medicine. With National Prescription Drug Take Back Day having run its course […]

Antidepressants Linked to Suicide in Teens

Antidepressants Linked to Suicide in Teens

According to a new study, antidepressants have been linked to suicide in teens. Children and teens who take high doses of antidepressants are more likely to have suicidal thoughts or actually attempt suicide than those who take doses of a lesser strength. Researchers of the study, published in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal, concluded that […]

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Researchers at University of California Davis and Massachusetts General Hospital have concluded a statistical analysis of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs in order to study the link between use of antidepressant medications during pregnancy and the possible risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental delays (DD).  Their results are published today in the peer-reviewed Pediatrics […]