Mental HealthInfo Center
FDA Approves Device to Diagnose Autism
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to help health care providers diagnose autism in children.
Approved: New Device for Nightmares
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device for sleep problems related to nightmares.
Mental Health During COVID-19
As the number of new COVID-19 cases has soared, so has the number of people experiencing depression symptoms, a new study found. How do you take care of your mental health during a global pandemic?
Websites Selling Opioids Get FDA Warning
Several website operators recently received warning letters from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reason? They were illegally selling opioids online.
Youth E-Cig Use: Down but Still Widespread
In the span of one year, roughly 1.8 million fewer young people reported using electronic cigarettes. But that means around 3.6 million children and adolescents said they still used the devices.
Nasal Spray for Depression Gets New Approved Use
Spravato (esketamine) is considered the first big advancement in depression treatment since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved for a new use.
Narcolepsy Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment option for narcolepsy.
CPAP Cleaning Products May Pose Risks
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning for certain products used to clean and disinfect CPAP devices.
New Cigarette Packaging Coming Soon
You will soon see new cigarette packaging in stores near you.
Schizophrenia Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened a drug safety warning for a schizophrenia medication.