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A Primer on Brexanolone (Zulresso) for Postpartum Depression

Since the the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved brexanolone as an intravenous infusion for the treatment of postpartum depression last week, we have been deluged with questions from patents, providers and the media regarding this new drug.  Sage Therapeutics plans to market the drug under the name ZULRESSO and plans to launch in the… Read More »

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Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: How Long Does It Last?

In the earliest studies, postpartum depression was described an episode of depression associated with childbirth, typically emerging within the first three months after delivery.  As more research has been carried out, we have learned that a sizeable number of women with PPD actually begin to experience symptoms during pregnancy.  The bottom line is that women… Read More »

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Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don’t, a recent experiment suggests. Researchers recruited 117 menopausal women with insomnia for the study and randomly assigned them to three groups. One group received cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Another group received a component of CBT… Read More »

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