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NICE recommends nine digital treatment options for depression and anxiety

May 17, 2023
Medical Communications NICE, Neurology, anxiety, depression, digital health, mental health

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended six digitally enabled therapies for adult patients with anxiety …


European Commission authorises Janssen’s anti-depressant Spravato

December 23, 2019
Sales and Marketing Janssen, MDD, Nasal Spray, TRD, depression, mental health

The European Commission has approved Janssen’s nasal spray Spravato (esketamine), which is used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD) that …


Mental health spending varies dramatically among regions in England, analysis shows

May 14, 2019
Manufacturing and Production England, NHS, UK, mental health, mind, spending

Spending on mental health varies dramatically between regions in England, according to analysis from mental health charity Mind. South Yorkshire …

Children with high adherence to ADHD medication methylphenidate at greater risk of being prescribed antidepressants

March 27, 2019
Research and Development ADHA, mental health, methylphenidate, mph, psychiatric disorders

Children who were treated with methylphenidate-based medications (i.e. Ritalin) for conditions such as ADHD were at significantly greater risk of …


Biogen and Eisai discontinue Phase 3 Alzheimer’s trial

March 21, 2019
Research and Development Alzheimer's, Biogen, CNS, Eisai, mental health

Biogen and Eisai have announced their decision to discontinue a Phase 3 trial looking into the efficacy and safety of …


Patients to recieve MDMA-assisted psychotherapy on ‘compassionate’ grounds in Israel

February 28, 2019
Research and Development MDMA, PTSD, drugs, mental health, psychedelics

The Israeli Health Ministry has approved the compassionate use of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for 50 patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). …


Vitamin D deficiency may cause cognitive decline through weakening brain’s scaffolding

February 26, 2019
Manufacturing and Production NPP, mental health, neurology, neuroscience, schizophrenia, vitamin d

Vitamin D deficiency may weaken supportive ‘scaffolding’ in the brain thus causing neurons difficulty in maintaining connections, according to a …

Researchers activate gene to reverse depression in mice

February 18, 2019
Sales and Marketing SIRT1, depression, genetics, mental health

Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University were able to directly activate a gene associated with depression …

Lundbeck and Otsuka’s bipolar treatment fails Phase 3 trials due to unexpected placebo effect

February 15, 2019
Medical Communications CNS, Lundbeck, Otsuka, Rexulti, bipolar disorder, mental health

Lundbeck and Otsuka’s treatment for bipolar disorder, Rexulti, failed to achieve its primary endpoint in two separate Phase 3 trials. …


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust launches mental health clinical trials

February 4, 2019
Sales and Marketing UK, clinical trials, clozapine, mental health, schizophrenia

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust’s Windsor Research Unit is offering patients the chance to participate in clinical trials …


Commonly used heart and diabetes drugs may improve mental health, study finds

January 10, 2019
Research and Development UCL, bipolar, mental health, research, schizophrenia

Commonly used anti-cholesterol drugs, blood pressure drugs and medicines used for diabetes may improve the mental health of those with …


Psychedelic therapy: A new approach to mental health

December 10, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing LSD, MDMA, controlled substances, depression, mental health, pharma, psychotherapy

In November 2018, a Phase 2 clinical trial found that 76% of patients who underwent MDMA-assisted psychotherapy no longer had …


Rising to the challenge of delivering therapeutic discovery for mental disorders

November 15, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing NIHRm, Oxford, R&D, feature, investment, mental health

Professor Matthew Hotopf, Director of NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, and Professor John R Geddes, Director of NIHR Oxford Health …

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