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Ketamine might Help Treat Alcohol Addiction by Weakening Memories Associated with Drinking

November 27, 2019

Ketamine has recently been studied in terms of its antidepressant effects, with fairly promising results, yet some new…
Ketamine could help reduce symptoms of alcoholism

November 26, 2019

Alcoholism is a disease. It is always discussed as a poor health choice and as a harmful habit,…
Ketamine could help men suffering from alcohol use disorder

November 21, 2019

Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine, a potentially useful tool in treating…
Side effects mild, brief with single antidepressant dose of intravenous ketamine

November 18, 2019

National Institutes of Health researchers found that a single, low-dose ketamine infusion was relatively free of side effects…
Who would’ve thought – laughing gas could be useful in treating depression

May 1, 2019

Nitrous oxide is commonly known as laughing gas. And not for nothing – it used to be used…
Ketamine reverses neural changes underlying depression-related behaviors in mice

April 18, 2019

Researchers have identified ketamine-induced brain-related changes that are responsible for maintaining the remission of behaviors related to depression…
Ketamine’s short-term relief of depression could be extended, researchers find

April 16, 2019

The powerful but temporary benefits of ketamine against depression might be extended if the new brain-cell connections it…
Drug combo shows promise in treatment of depression and addiction

January 11, 2019

The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of addiction and depression, a preliminary study…
Researcher testing safety of low-dose ketamine to treat depression

November 5, 2018

People who get no depression relief from Prozac-type medicines have found a fast-acting substitute in a drug called…
New Study on Ketamine for Depression Shows ‘Remarkable’ Results

July 27, 2017

Ketamine, discovered in 1962 and mostly used as a horse tranquiliser and illicit recreational drug, has recently come…
Study: Ketamine fails to treat pain, can cause hallucinations

June 2, 2017

To blunt postoperative pain and reduce the need for opioid drugs following surgery, anesthesiologists often give patients low…
Drug believed to reduce postoperative pain and delirium does neither

June 2, 2017

To blunt postoperative pain and reduce the need for opioid drugs following surgery, anesthesiologists often give patients low…
First Large-Scale Population Analysis Reinforces Ketamine’s Reputation as Antidepressant

May 8, 2017

Better known as an anesthetic or as an illicit hallucinogenic drug, ketamine has also long been noted for…
Ketamine eases severe depression, but questions of dosage, duration remain

March 3, 2017

Recent studies have confirmed observations made by Yale clinicians decades ago — the anesthetic ketamine provides rapid and…
How depression and antidepressant drugs work

May 18, 2016

New research demonstrates the effectiveness of ketamine to treat depression in a mouse model of the disease and…
Ketamine lifts depression via a byproduct of its metabolism

May 6, 2016

A chemical byproduct, or metabolite, created as the body breaks down ketamine likely holds the secret to its…
Ketamine acts as antidepressant by boosting serotonin

January 15, 2014

PET molecular imaging of macaque brain reveals that ketamine may act as an antidepressant by boosting serotonin activity…
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