A version of the club drug is expected to be approved for depression in March. Researchers think it could help treat suicidal thinking.
Two new studies suggest the psychiatric benefits of ketamine treatment may extend beyond just the targeting of depression. The research demonstrates ketamine may be helpful in targeting both anxiety- and substance abuse-related depression.
Intranasal ketamine is noninferior to intranasal fentanyl at relieving pain in children with acute extremity injuries, a new study found.
Aug. 21, 2018 — Ketamine, a widely used anesthetic that’s also an illicit party drug, has taken on a new role in recent years: treating severe depression in people who have not responded to standard treatment. Researchers have called it the most exciting breakthrough in the field of depression research in the past half-century.
Each year, American workers miss over 113 million workdays due to migraines, making the chronic illness the sixth most debilitating in the world. More than mere headaches, migraines often cause intense pain, hypersensitivity, and nausea, among other symptoms. These impacts make it impossible for 90% of sufferers to function normally in the midst of an attack.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin (CNN)A few months ago, Alan Ferguson decided he was ready to die — for the third time. In 2014, he attempted suicide twice, and the persistent thoughts of “I need to be dead” were echoing in his brain once again.