Lactate has antidepressant effect in mice, shows study

By | May 28, 2021
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Neuroscientists from Synapsy – the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research into Mental Illness – based at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and Lausanne University (UNIL) have recently demonstrated that lactate, a molecule produced by the body during exercise, has an antidepressant effect in mice.