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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 »

FDA panel recommends Sage's postpartum depression treatment

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday recommended Sage Therapeutics Inc’s experimental treatment for postpartum depression, saying the benefits of the drug outweighed risks. The panel voted 17-1 in favor of the injectable treatment, Zulresso, which aims to treat major episodes of depression during pregnancy or within four… Read More »