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Ketamine May Help Treat Severe Depression
2014-04-03 10:32:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once considered an illicit street drug, marijuana is currently being seen in a new light – with many patients and doctors touting the benefits of regular cannabis treatments. Another current street drug, ketamine, is now being looked at for its therapeutic value as a new study from UK researchers at Oxford University has found that relatively small doses of the drug are effective in treating depression. According to the team’s...

2014-03-30 23:21:40

Data includes how to contact national network of attorneys for no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation over allegations that children suffered birth defects due to mothers’ use of Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, Luvox, Paxil, Lexapro or Viibryd during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it has established an information site for consumers who are...

2014-03-26 11:29:21

Scientists have shown for the first time that a chemical in the brain called galanin is involved in the risk of developing depression. And the research, undertaken by a European research team, points to a strong reason to develop drugs that modify galanin functioning as a new class of antidepressant drug. Galanin is a neuropeptide (a small protein) that was discovered and investigated over 30 years ago by various groups including the Swedish scientist Tomas Hokfelt. He is one of the...

2014-03-25 08:31:12

MIAMI and NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,658,663, entitled "Method Of Treating Thermoregulatory Dysfunction With Paroxetine." This method of use patent covers the company's Brisdelle(®) (paroxetine) capsules, 7.5 mg, for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) associated with menopause, commonly referred to as hot flashes....

Nasal Spray Delivers Depression Treatment
2014-03-25 05:31:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals that a nasal spray which delivers a peptide designed to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative to traditional therapies. CAHM's Dr. Fang Liu, in a previous study published in Nature Medicine in 2010, detailed a protein peptide she developed that provided a highly targeted approach to treating depression. Dr. Liu hopes this peptide will have...

2014-03-25 00:23:16

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rt6msb/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Duloxetine Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rt6msb/investigation ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Depression is a common mood disorder that belongs to high-incidence mental...

2014-03-20 08:30:39

Data shows that dextromethorphan exerts antidepressant-like actions mediated at least in part through sigma-1 receptors ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the publication of data showing that dextromethorphan has antidepressant-like effects in vivo. The study, published in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal, examined the antidepressant activity of dextromethorphan and the...

2014-03-17 23:26:31

On March 11, a new lawsuit was filed by an Ohio woman in Pennsylvania Eastern District Court alleging that her child suffered serious birth defects as result of her ingestion of Paxil during pregnancy. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Paxil side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized...

2014-03-14 23:27:04

Flood Law Group today announced that they are now accepting claims for parents of children with birth defects that may have been the result of side effects from the drug Paxil. According to the FDA, the risk of birth defects, heart irregularities, may be greater in infants whose mothers have taken Paxil during the first trimester of Pregnancy. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Flood Law Group announced today that they are now accepting claims on behalf of any parents of children with...

2014-03-14 23:04:27

National Law Firm Continues to Advocate for Women Harmed by the Negligence of Pharmaceutical Companies Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 March is Women’s History Month, and the national law firm of Baron and Budd would like to recognize the incredible contributions women have made to this country. Our firm is committed to fighting for the rights of women who have been harmed due to dangerous pharmaceutical products. The Women’s Health Team at Baron and Budd works passionately to...