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Monday, July 25, 2011

Yale study to test new drug to treat depression; it's already used for Lou Gehrig's disease

A medication used to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease shows promise as a completely new type of anti-depressant. To find out if riluzole, marketed as Rilutek, is as effective as preliminary studies show, Dr. Gerard Sanacora and the Yale Depression Research Clinic are seeking patients for a controlled study.

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