A new study released Tuesday states that some widely prescribed drugs for depression will only work for severe cases, evidently settling a longstanding debate about antidepressants.
Although the study doesn't imply that these drugs are worthless for those suffering from moderate to serious depression, it does provide a revelation for the debate among experts on its overall effectiveness.
Previous studies have sparked confusion amongst experts; on one hand, industry-supported trials have generally found that the drugs sharply reduce symptoms. However, various other studies that were not initially published, or were buried, showed no significant benefits compared with placebos.
The new report in 'The Journal of the American Medical Association' reviews other data from previous trials on two types of drugs and has found that their effectiveness varies according to the severity of the depression being treated. Although previous studies have sketched out a similar pattern, this new study is the first to analyze responses from hundreds of people being treated for more moderate symptoms which consist of the majority of patients.
This new study will also curb the enthusiasm towards antidepressants amongst patients and doctors, keeping their expectations towards the effects of the drugs more reasonable.
More information concerning this remarkable revelation can be found here.
When your best mate is about to embark on the ultimate journey of marriage and he’s asked you to be his best man, your first and possibly most important task will be to organize a bachelor party. It’s not that easy, but if you’re up for the challenge, it will be very rewarding. Read more
Born on 6th of December, 1977, in Tartu, Estonia, Nils Grossberg is a man on a mission to bring big changes in the world that would affect and change the world for the better. His first step in the direction comes up in May, 2017, when he co-founded Dagcoin is a software company. Dagcoin is behind the development of Dagcoin cryptocurrency which is already entitled as the cryptocurrency of the future. Read more
Introduction to goldGold is one of the oldest precious metals found on earth. It is a highly valuable metal that was once also used as a form of currency but over time its uses have changed. People now use gold for various different uses. It is used in jewelry, trading and also in the technology sector; where it has a huge market, almost every other computer has a little bit of gold In it as it is used to manufacture the core chips of the computer now. Read more