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Painkillers Reduce Antidepressants' Effect, Study Suggests

Painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen could decrease the effectiveness of certain antidepressant medications, a new study suggests. Full story

Do painkillers interfere with antidepressants?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Certain types of antidepressants may not work as well in people that take painkillers such as ibuprofen and aspirin, suggests a new study. Full story

Study reveals new target for antidepressants

British scientists using human stem cells say they have found out how antidepressants make new brain cells -- a finding that should help drug researchers develop better and more efficient medicines to fight depression. Full story

Prozac shows promise in recovery from stroke

Giving the antidepressant drug Prozac to people who have just had a stroke could help them to regain more control over their movements and allow more of them to live independently, scientists said Monday. Full story

Older depression drugs linked to heart risk

People who take a class of older anti-depressant drugs have an increased risk of heart disease, scientists said on Wednesday, but the risk is not increased with newer selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). Full story

Popular autism treatment found ineffective

An antidepressant that is among the most popular kinds of medicine used for treating autism didn't work for most kids, new research found. Full story

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