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Analyzing Serum Biomarkers to Predict Antidepressant Efficacy in Depression (2023 Study)

Depression, a complex and often debilitating mental health condition, affects millions globally. Despite advances in psychiatric medicine, finding the right treatment remains a challenge for many. A recent comprehensive study, however, is shedding light on this issue by examining the role of serum biomarkers in predicting the effectiveness of antidepressant therapy. Highlights: Innovative Approach: This …

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Humira (Adalimumab) & Weight Gain: A Common Reaction

Humira (Adalimumab) is a biologic, immunosuppressant medication sold and marketed by the pharmaceutical company AbbVie Inc.  More specifically, Humira functions as a TNF inhibitor whereby it binds to and blocks the physiologic effect of the proinflammatory cytokine known as “TNF-alpha.”  Blockade of inflammation induced by TNF-alpha makes Humira useful for the treatment of many autoimmune …

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