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Sage wins OK for depression drug Zulresso. Up next? Major marketing challenges

Sage Therapeutics has the first-ever approval for a prescription drug for postpartum depression, thanks to the FDA’s Tuesday nod for Zulresso. But it also has a number of big challenges ahead. Regulators greenlighted the product—a one-time injection—after a three-month delay, which they took to give themselves some extra time to work on a risk evaluation… Read More »

With Trump on board, Congress is in position to actually pass major healthcare legislation

Senators see a opening for legislation to eliminate unexpected massive medical bills after President Trump enthusiastically endorsed the idea this week, raising the possibility of bipartisan work on a topic marked in recent years by bitter divisiveness. Key senators indicated on Thursday that they hope to work in the coming months across party lines and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Major depression: Existing drug reduces symptoms by 45 percent

For the first time in decades, researchers have identified a new medication that can successfully treat major depression. An existing oral drug may relieve major depression. Depression affects about 300 million people across the globe, making the condition the “leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In… Read More »