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Sage's postpartum depression drug is approved. Now comes the hard part

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued its first-ever approval of a postpartum depression therapy, offering a new treatment option for the roughly one in nine women who experience this kind of disorder. The question remains, however, of how accessible that option will end up being for patients. Branded as Zulresso, the therapy supplies… Read More »

Does Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Postpartum Depression?

While there is some data to indicate that exercise may improve well-being and diminish symptoms of depression and anxiety, the results have been mixed.  A recent randomized controlled trial has explored the efficacy of exercise during pregnancy for reducing the risk of postpartum depression. The Physical Activity for Mothers Enrolled in Longitudinal Analysis (PAMELA) Study… Read More »