Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits

Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits

 by Jon Hamilton Posted on NPR.ORG April 11, 2019 The anesthetic ketamine can relieve depression in hours and keep it at bay for a week or more. Now scientists have found hints about how ketamine works in the brain. In mice, the drug appears to quickly improve the...
How To Feel A Little Less Alone During The Holidays

How To Feel A Little Less Alone During The Holidays

Expert tips for when grief, family issues or distance from loved ones make the holidays unbearable.The holidays are about being with your loved ones and celebrating with friends and family. But this time of the year can also be challenging for people who have...
Study Shows Ketamine Reduces Obsessive Compulsive Behavior in Rats

Study Shows Ketamine Reduces Obsessive Compulsive Behavior in Rats

This study from the National Institute of Health shows that “ketamine reduces compulsive behaviors in rats, showing effect in the orbitofrontal area”.AbstractS-ketamine reduces marble burying behaviour in rats: Involvement of ventromedial orbitofrontal...