ketamine

mental health

The FDA Approved a Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray for Hard-to-Treat Depression

The drug, esketamine, is a new kind of antidepressant for people who haven't responded to other treatments.
Lee Hoffer, PhD
3.6.19
COPING

Why Does Depression Make Me Want to Be Alone?

This week in the Coping newsletter: Numbness as a very real symptom of depression, and what to do when you feel like withdrawing from friends.
Tonic Editors
2.19.19
This Week in Science

Tortoise DNA Might Hold the Answers to Living Longer

The scientists used the DNA of Lonesome George, the last known Pinta Island tortoise.
Shayla Love
12.7.18
Drugs

The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals

A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan
9.12.18
This Week in Science

The Dark Traits of People Who Use Tinder While In Relationships

Headlines in science you won't want to miss
Shayla Love
9.7.18
The High Life

Everything You Should Know About Taking Ketamine

Traditionally used as an anesthetic, ketamine is now being used to treat depression, OCD, and other mental health conditions.
Suzannah Weiss
8.8.18
The High Life

Why Does My High Last Longer Than My Friends'?

Most people return to reality after five or six hours, while my brain gets flooded with epiphanies all night. I asked an expert why.
Suzannah Weiss
7.13.18
How to Not Die

What You Should Know if You’re Thinking About Treating Yourself With Psychedelics

MDMA is being celebrated as a new treatment for PTSD—but at what cost?
Suzannah Weiss
3.30.18
Meducation

An Ingredient in Cough Syrup Could Work as an Antidepressant

It works a little like ketamine.
Mike Wang
3.7.18
ketamine

Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts

A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.
Maxime de Vries
12.26.17
pain

Ketamine Infusions Cut Migraine Pain in Half in New Study

Researchers are studying the drug as a therapy for migraines that haven't responded to other treatments.
Jesse Hicks
10.21.17
united states of addiction

Party and Weight Loss Drugs Are Being Repurposed to Treat Cocaine Addiction

There's currently no FDA-approved medication to treat coke dependence.
Lea Surugue
10.17.17
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