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When Ketamine for Depression Hits the Streets of America

KETAMINE FOR DEMENTIA Depression can be difficult to deal with.According to a recent survey by the University of California, San Diego, depression is the third most common reason people give for stopping using their medications.But with the emergence of new antidepressants, some experts are concerned the new medication could lead to a rise in prescription

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Why Ketamine is the answer for depression: A review

Scientists have long known that ketamine is effective at treating depression, but it has been difficult to understand exactly how it works.Now, a team of researchers has found that it works by blocking the actions of serotonin in the brain.This means that when depressed people take ketamine, they are not able to produce the same

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Are Ketamine and Other Drugs Safe?

CBS News’ Shonda Rhimes looks at the scientific research and what it says about the possible long-term health effects of certain drugs.The new drug is a ketamine derivative, or a mixture of two drugs.Its makers claim it is not a hallucinogen and has no hallucinogenic activity.But the Drug Enforcement Administration and other experts say it