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What ketamine actually does to your brain

A form of ketamine, the drug given to the boys trapped in a Thai cave, was approved by the FDA for use as an antidepressant. In the past, ketamine was used as a club drug, commonly known as “Special K.” Ketamine is what scientists call a “dirty drug,” meaning it […]
What ketamine actually does to your brain
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A ‘party drug’ with potential to be the next blockbuster antidepressant is edging closer to the mainstream, but it could set you back $9,000

Once dismissed as a “party drug,” ketamine is emerging as a potential alternative treatment for depression. A growing list of academic medical centres now offer the drug, including Columbia University, which began offering ketamine to patients with severe depression this fall. Ketamine works differently from common antidepressants like Celexa or […]
A ‘party drug’ with potential to be the next blockbuster antidepressant is edging closer to the mainstream, but it could set you back $9,000