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Top 10 Medical Innovations to Watch Out for in 2017

Top 10 Medical Innovations to Watch Out for in 2017

Ketamine makes #7 on Dr. Axe’s Top 10 Medical Innovations to Watch Out for in 2017 list! “7. Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression More than 15 millions Americans over the age of 18 suffer from depression — that’s 6.7 percent of the adult population. (8) And while there are some natural remedies and prescription medications available, for nearly one-third […]

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Preventing Mental Illness With a Stress Vaccine

Preventing Mental Illness With a Stress Vaccine

A fascinating article in The Atlantic that tells the story of a neuroscientist on a mission to change how the brain and immune system handle stress. Her work shows tremendous promise for the use of ketamine in treating PTSD and stress-related mental illness. [Read the Article Here]

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Ketamine Could Be Approved To Treat Depression

Ketamine Could Be Approved To Treat Depression

“A recent review led by Matthew Cooper of Dalhousie University, Canada, in ‘The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry’ examined all peer-reviewed reports on the use of ketamine to treat depression. The evidence is a mix of small trials and individual case reports, but collectively they build a powerful picture.” [Read Full Article Here]

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‘Club Drug’ Ketamine Rescues Suicidal Patients: Study

‘Club Drug’ Ketamine Rescues Suicidal Patients: Study

Saturday September 10th, 2016 was World Suicide Prevention Day. This is such an important conversation to continue having everyday. In 2016, Ketamine has been found to “clear up the distraught thinking of people on the brink of suicide”. It’s giving hope to many people with severe depression that has resisted traditional antidepressants. “We’ll see what […]

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Ketamine should be kept off worldwide illegal drugs list, doctors say

Ketamine should be kept off worldwide illegal drugs list, doctors say

“They say [ketamine] should always be treated as a medicine and not be placed under United Nations illicit drug restrictions The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists is calling for global support for its initiative to protect ketamine’s status as an essential medicine for anaesthesia and pain relief.” [Read Full Article Here]