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Breaking News from NPR… | February 11, 2020

Will that antidepressant work for you?

The answer may be in your brain waves.

“Scientists have taken a small step toward personalizing treatment for depression.

A study of more than 300 people with major depression found that brain wave patterns predicted which ones were most likely to respond to the drug sertraline (Zoloft), a team reported Monday, February 10, 2020 in the journal Nature Biotechnology.

If the approach pans out, it could offer better care for the millions of people in the U.S. with major depression…”

For more information, go to  https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/02/10/804539572/will-that-antidepressant-work-for-you-the-answer-may-lie-in-your-brain-waves?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20200211&utm_term=4394886&utm_campaign=news&utm_id=6400260&orgid=433


1 Comment »

  1. Front-page article on epilepsy in today’s online New York Times.

    Liked by 1 person

    Comment by HoDo — February 14, 2020 @ 6:50 AM

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