Anti-Inflammatory Drugs May Reduce Effectiveness of Some Antidepressants

A new study has found that some anti-inflammatory medications, including ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen, can reduce the effectiveness of SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), the most commonly prescribed antidepressant medications. SSRIs are often used to treat depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. This could help explain why many people suffering from depression do not respond to…

“Secondhand Television” Increases Risk for Eating Disorders

The effects of secondhand smoke have been well-documented, with many research studies showing the risks to exposure to other people’s cigarettes. Now, however, it turns out that another potentially harmful effect may be tied to secondhand television exposure. While the effects of secondhand television are not directly impacting physical well-being as cigarettes do, it may…