Findings could help develop new treatments for depression, researchers report.
A new study reveals ADHD increases the risk of sexually transmitted infections in adolescents threefold compared to the general population. However, the use of ADHD medications reduces the risk of STIs in males by up to 41%.
A new study reveals a link between prolonged acetaminophen use in pregnancy and an increased risk of offspring being diagnosed with ADHD or ASD. Researchers report children of mothers who had prolonged exposure to the pain killer during pregnancy had a 30% increased risk of developing ADHD and a 20% increased risk of being diagnosed with ASD.
According to a new study, antipsychotic medications could increase the risk of death in patients with Parkinson's disease psychosis.
A new study funded by the NIMH suggests GLYX-13, a molecular cousin to ketamine, induces similar antidepressant results without the negative side effects of the well known street drug.
New understanding about ketamine's antidepressant effect could lead to the development of new, safer and quicker ways to treat depression.
According to a new study, even when people are aware they are taking a placebo, they still feel relief from pain.
Study suggests that a single dose of psilocybin, the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, may be enough to produce a lasting decrease in depression and anxiety for cancer patients.
Degarelix, a drug that reduces testosterone levels, shows potential in the treatment of pedophilic disorder. Men with a history of child sexual abuse who took the drug had reduced overall sexual desire and decreased attraction toward children, with noticeable effects within two weeks.
A new study reports those who microdose psychedelics report improvements in attention and mental health. However, a number of people report an increase in neuroticism following six weeks of microdosing.
From microdosing to improve cognition, to treating a range of mental health disorders, researchers evaluate the rise in the use of psychedelics and their potential as medicines.