Current Health News

April 4, 2019 - Issue 4616

What Does the ‘Best Evidence’ Say About Antidepressants?

side effects of antidepressants

April 4, 2019

True, the precipitating condition is serious. But there are far better ways to treat it than with meds that induce self-harm, violence, suicides, dementia and more. Why do doctors routinely prescribe it? That's anyone's guess, but this new study gives a major hint.

New Federal Approval for Postpartum Depression Pill

postpartum depression pills

April 4, 2019

A new medication to treat postpartum depression has been approved, but it comes along with major downsides, including serious side effects, a hefty price tag and a 60-hour intravenous administration. Other strategies for improving postpartum depression symptoms exist and may be preferable for a large number of women.

Mulberry: Good for Silkworms, but May Benefit You as Well


April 4, 2019

Mulberry is primarily known as the main food source for silkworms, but did you know you can use it as an herb, too? Read this article to know more about its various uses and health benefits.