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Diet supplements may work where anti-depressants fail

Patients who suffer from a major depressive disorder that is not improved by taking common anti-depressants may be helped by a protein-based supplement say researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital. The study involved 80 people. Results indicate that the supplement somehow helps the body to utilize the anti-depressant effectively. A larger placebo-controlled study is being conducted.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Boston Herald

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About: Diet supplements may work where anti-depressants fail

Date: 1 December 2004

Source: Boston Herald

Author: Franci Richardson


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