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2014-06-17 13:13:51

American Society of Anesthesiologists Fast-acting ketamine by-product may be future therapy for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's There is new hope for people suffering from depression. Researchers have identified a compound, hydroxynorketamine (HNK), that may treat symptoms of depression just as effectively and rapidly as ketamine, without the unwanted side effects associated with the psychoactive drug, according to a study in the July issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of...

2014-06-17 08:30:31

Takeda and Lundbeck Announce Results at American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited (Takeda) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) today announced that the companies will present results about sexual functioning from a head-to-head study of Brintellix(®) (vortioxetine) vs. escitalopram in patients with well treated major depressive disorder (MDD) experiencing treatment-emergent sexual...

2014-06-12 12:26:31

Lack of Disease-Modifying Therapies is Expected to Remain a Critical Unmet Need and Provides Ample Opportunity for Developers, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that three therapies, Teva's Huntexil, Auspex's SD-809 and Raptor's Procysbi, will likely receive regulatory approval for Huntington's disease (HD) in the United States and the EU5 markets (Germany, France, Italy, Spain and United...

2014-06-12 11:13:10

University of Oxford The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010 The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010, according to research by the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that suicide rates rose significantly in the EU, Canada and the...

2014-06-10 23:03:31

The GlaxoSmithKline settlement involves the District of Columbia and 44 states over the marketing of Advair, Paxil, and Wellbutrin. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing the victims of defective drugs is commenting on a recent settlement by drug maker, GlaxoSmithKline, over allegations involving the way in which Advair, Paxil, and Wellbutrin were marketed and how the drugs were promoted for off-label uses. According to a The...

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2014-06-09 04:40:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Levels of a tiny molecule known as miR-1202 are lower in the brains of people suffering from depression, suggesting that it could serve as a marker for depression and help detect which patients are most likely to respond to antidepressant treatment, experts from McGill University and the Douglas Institute claim in a new study. Their research, which has been published by the journal Nature Medicine, shows that miR-1202 could...

2014-05-21 23:07:28

Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights says a new report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the 10,000 toddlers being prescribed ADHD drugs, is only the tip of the iceberg regarding children being prescribed psychiatric drugs in the U.S. According to IMS health, more than 274,000 0-1 year olds are being prescribed psychiatric drugs and a staggering 370,000 toddlers. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 While the recent New York...

2014-05-12 23:09:29

Wright & Schulte LLC Files Effexor Lawsuit on Behalf of an Ohio Woman Who’s Child Was Born with Birth Defects Allegedly Due to the Antidepressant Drug Effexor Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 An Effexor lawsuit was filed by Wright & Schulte LLC on behalf of an Ohio woman whose child was born with birth defects allegedly because she took the SSRI antidepressant drug Effexor while she was pregnan t. This Effexor lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of...

2014-05-09 08:26:05

-- Expansion to Approximately 600 Sales Specialists Follows Initiation of National Television Advertising Campaign -- SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported that Eisai plans to add more than 200 new contract sales representatives to its Metabolic Business Unit, increasing the sales force for BELVIQ® by 50% to approximately 600, triple the size from the commercial launch of BELVIQ in June 2013. Eisai expects this expansion of the sales...

2014-05-06 23:10:51

Hundreds of impassioned protesters, including veterans, marched against the American Psychiatric Association which held more than 65 sessions on psychiatric treatment of military personnel, veterans and their families during its annual convention in New York. Citizens Commission on Human Rights launched a petition requesting the U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Committee to investigate with public hearings the role of psychiatric drugs in veteran suicides, sudden deaths and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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