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2014-04-14 12:34:04

SAN DIEGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported that Eisai Inc. has launched a national television advertising campaign for BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl), an FDA-approved prescription treatment for chronic weight management. The initial advertisement, which illustrates the struggles that many people face with hunger and body weight, will air on Lifetime, Oxygen, AMC and numerous other networks. BELVIQ is presented as a targeted approach to...

2014-04-11 23:04:32

Houston Attorney Sean Tracey Delivers Opening Statement at Daubert Hearing Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 A Daubert hearing in the Zoloft MDL No. 2342 began on Monday, April 7, in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The hearing relates to the relationship between the antidepressant Zoloft and birth defects. The first of its kind in history, this hearing will determine how future court cases attempting to link SSRI usage and congenital...

2014-04-11 10:11:22

University of Adelaide researchers have found that women on antidepressant medication are more successful at breastfeeding their babies if they keep taking the medication, compared with women who quit antidepressants because of concerns about their babies' health. These results have been presented this week at the 18th Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) Annual Conference in Perth. Using data from the Danish National Birth Cohort in Denmark, researchers in the...

2014-04-10 08:29:47

BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tal Medical, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing breakthrough treatments for psychiatric diseases, has added two industry veterans to its leadership team. Jan Skvarka has joined as the company's President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors, and Ben Shapiro, MD as a member of the Board of Directors. Jan Skvarka is joining Tal after spending 14 years with Bain and Company, a leading global management consultancy. As one of Bain's...

2014-04-09 20:22:18

SCHOFIELD, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience®, Inc. (OTCBB: PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced today that the company is moving forward with the development of their first cannabinoid-based formulation that targets the mental health market by focusing on anxiety and depression. "We believe that with the technologies we have available, PuraMed can utilize hemp-derived compounds to...

2014-04-08 13:06:17

Adult patients with diabetes who trust their medical provider and feel included in treatment decisions are significantly more likely to take and maintain a newly prescribed antidepressant medication, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The study, conducted by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of Washington, School of Medicine, included 1,500 patients with long-standing diabetes, who were prescribed...

2014-04-08 12:32:53

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult patients with diabetes who trust their medical provider and feel included in treatment decisions are significantly more likely to take and maintain a newly prescribed antidepressant medication, according to a new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study, conducted by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of...

2014-04-07 16:34:11

A third of intensive care patients develop depression that typically manifests as physical, or somatic, symptoms such as weakness, appetite change, and fatigue, rather than psychological symptoms, according to one of the largest studies to investigate the mental health and functional outcomes of survivors of critical care, published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The study suggests that intensive care unit (ICU) survivors could be three times more likely to experience depression than...

2014-04-04 23:40:13

MedicationDiscountCard.com now makes depression medications more accessible. Margate, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Depression continues to be a serious issue plaguing Americans, in spite of the fact that treatment options are more advanced than ever. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than half of those diagnosed with depression go untreated, while many more are unable to afford the medications they are prescribed. However, there are resources to help save...

2014-04-04 23:04:29

Mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says that lawmakers must immediately begin an investigation into the possibility that the psychiatric drugs provided as treatment may actually be contributing to increased violence. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Violence and psychiatric drugs—a deadly formula America is becoming too intimately familiar with and, the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says that...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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