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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...

2013-11-10 23:01:51

After starting a pain management practice in Pittsburgh, Pa, Dr. M. Bud Lateef became alarmed at the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. Out of this concern and the growing national problem, he started to develop products to safeguard medications. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 After starting a pain management practice in Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. M. Bud Lateef became alarmed at the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. Out of this concern and the growing national...

2013-11-08 23:22:57

List includes life-threatening condition PPHN and other defects. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys maintain offer of free consultations to families with children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of SSRIs during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today a detailed list of the types of birth defects that its national network of lawyers are...

2013-11-07 16:31:09

-- Collaboration to Focus on Global Commercialization and Development for Weight Management and Potential New Indications -- SAN DIEGO, Calif. and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) and Eisai Inc. announced today the expansion of the BELVIQ(®) (lorcaserin HCl) marketing and supply agreement between Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary, Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH, and Eisai Inc. along with its parent company Eisai...

2013-11-05 08:36:13

The availability of Brisdelle(TM) (Paroxetine) capsules offers the millions of women in the U.S. affected by moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause a first-of-its-kind treatment option MIAMI and NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that Brisdelle(TM) (paroxetine) capsules, 7.5 mg, is now available by prescription nationwide. Brisdelle is the first and only FDA-approved, non-hormonal treatment for moderate to severe vasomotor...

2013-10-30 15:52:03

Report on health economic evaluation of antidepressants provides very helpful results / Discussion is still pending about the future role of health economic evaluations in the health care system The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has completed its first health economic evaluation. The report on antidepressants published on 30 October 2013 shows that the “efficiency frontier method” works and can provide very helpful results. In relation to their...

2013-10-30 13:58:24

Teenagers and young adults are at increased risk of suicide after being diagnosed with cancer according to a study published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Wednesday). A study of nearly eight million Swedes aged 15 and over found that among the 12,669 young people diagnosed with cancer between the age of 15 and 30 there was a 60% increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide. The risk was highest during the first year immediately after diagnosis when suicidal...

Exercise Prevents Depression
2013-10-30 07:44:20

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People who regularly exercise are well aware of the endorphin rush that follows a good workout. Scientists are increasingly recognizing that physical activity is an effective way to treat depression. George Mammen, PhD candidate at Toronto University, has recently published a review further exploring the relationship between depression and exercise. Not only is exercise effective at treating depression, Mammen has found that regular...

2013-10-29 20:22:26

The New Site, which was Launched by Danziger & De Llano, Explains Why People Who Have Been Impacted by These Drugs Deserve Expert Legal Representation HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Danziger & De Llano, a law firm based in Houston, Texas, has just launched a new website, http://www.social-policy.com/, that offers in-depth information about some of the birth defect drugs that have had a negative impact on the health of newborn babies. The website also gives helpful...

2013-10-29 12:28:41

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soterix Medical Inc. announces today a Phase 3 trial for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) that will compare Soterix Medical's Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) - Limited Total Energy (LTE) technology against a fully dosed, effective antidepressant Escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro®). The seminal ELECT-TDCS study initiated by Dr. Andre Brunoni of the University of Sao Paulo (cinausp.org) builds on prior work published in 2013 in JAMA...