No new antidepressants in sight despite growing need, experts warn - News Summed Up

No new antidepressants in sight despite growing need, experts warn


It is likely to be at least 10 years before any new generation of antidepressants comes to market, despite evidence that depression and anxiety rates are increasing across the world, specialists said on Wednesday. "I'd be very surprised if we were to see any new drugs for depression in the next decade. "It's a lot of money to spend, and there's a high rate of failure," Cipriani said. But up to half of all people treated fail to get better with first-line antidepressants, and around a third of patients are resistant to relevant medications. "It's partly a failure of science, to be frank," said Goodwin.


Source: Fox News January 11, 2017 19:57 UTC


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