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2013-12-05 23:22:48

Depression is common in people with heart disease. It puts them at higher risk of death-yet it's often unrecognized. People with heart disease should be aware of depression warning signs. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Heart disease triples a person's risk of depression. At the same time, people who have from depression are at greatly increased risk of heart disease. Untreated depression makes it more likely that a person will die of heart disease, yet it's often...

2013-12-05 16:24:43

Doubles Remission and Response Rate to Medications for Major Depressive Disorders MASON, Ohio, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Assurex Health, a leading personalized medicine company, announced today the publication of a third clinical study providing evidence for the effectiveness of the GeneSight combinatorial pharmacogenomic test over the current method for selecting psychotropic medications. The study results were published in the November 2013 issue of Discovery Medicine....

2013-12-03 23:32:27

Federal judge schedules key trial date from hundreds of cases from across the country.Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues to provide free consultations to families with children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of SSRIs during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers who have been following the...

2013-11-26 08:28:14

Among Recently Treated Patients, Abilify Is the Leading Atypical Antipsychotic, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, through analysis of U.S. longitudinal patient-level claims data, close to 50 percent of first-line drug-treated major depressive disorder (MDD) patients progressed to a second-line...

2013-11-22 11:39:42

New research cannot establish a close connection between the use of antidepressant medication - the so-called SSRIs - during the course of pregnancy and the risk of having a child with autism: "More and more women are given antidepressant medication while they are pregnant. And an increasing number of children are diagnosed with autism. This has given rise to concern over a possible connection. In contrast to other, smaller studies, our survey cannot demonstrate that the risk of having a...

2013-11-21 08:28:18

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two noted medical experts, toxicologist Dr. Stephen Godfrey and cardiologist Dr. John Hakim, have presented expert reports that seriously question the legitimacy of the autopsy and toxicology reports of one of Dr. Alen Salerian's former patients, P.K. Both Dr. Godfrey and Dr. Hakim concluded that it is not reasonable to conclude that Dr. Salerian's prescription of methadone was the cause of P.K.'s death. At the July 1, 2013...

2013-11-19 13:21:53

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Two years ago, mammalian target of rapamycin or mTOR, a signaling protein, was identified as a key mediator of the antidepressant effects of ketamine, the first rapidly acting antidepressant medication to be identified. Several years later, a group at the National Institutes of Mental Health Intramural Program reported that scopolamine, a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist, also produced rapidly appearing antidepressant effects,...

2013-11-18 08:28:37

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that a new data analysis from the BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) Phase 3 clinical trial program will be presented at the American Heart Association 2013 Scientific Sessions, November 16-20 in Dallas, Texas. The following abstract highlighting BELVIQ data will be presented: -- The Effects of Lorcaserin on High-Sensitivity C-reactive Protein in...

2013-11-12 23:33:33

On September 26, a federal judge ordered to remand a Paxil birth defects lawsuit to Pennsylvania State Court. 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) November 12, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and they are now actively providing expert...

2013-11-11 21:24:32

Scientists investigate promising new target areas for treatment Research released today reveals new mechanisms and areas of the brain associated with anxiety and depression, presenting possible targets to understand and treat these debilitating mental illnesses. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. More than 350 million people worldwide suffer...