Scientists discover new drug for anxiety, depression

Disorders that affect mood, emotion, and reasoning are becoming a problem across the world.

These include depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

A team of scientists from India have found a new compound that can be a potential drug against such central nervous system disorders. Called '2-oxa-spiro 5.4 decane3', it acts on nerve cells and also prevents their inflammation.

It is also effective against possible anti-depression and anti-anxiety activity. The compound is also non-toxic and more effective than commonly used anti-depressants.

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