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2011-08-04 06:45:00

Antidepressant use and the risk of adverse outcomes in older people: population-based cohort study New generation antidepressants, known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are associated with an increased risk of several severe adverse outcomes in older people compared with older tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), finds a study published in the British Medical Journal on August 3. The authors say the risks and benefits of different antidepressants should be carefully evaluated...

2011-06-21 17:39:56

The answer to treating painful arthritis could lie in an age old herbal remedy - frankincense, according to Cardiff University scientists. Cardiff scientists have been examining the potential benefits of frankincense to help relieve and alleviate the symptoms of the condition. "The search for new ways of relieving the symptoms of inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis is a long and difficult one," according to Dr Emma Blain, who leads the research with her co-investigators Professor Vic...

2011-06-20 19:55:06

New research from the University of Warwick and the IZA Institute in Bonn shows that 10% of middle-aged Europeans took antidepressants in 2010. The researchers looked in detail at the lives of a randomly selected sample of nearly 30,000 Europeans. The study covered 27 countries. Andrew Oswald, an economics professor at the University of Warwick, and co-author of the study, described the results as concerning, he said: "Antidepressants are a relatively new kind of commodity. We are only...

2011-05-19 06:55:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A drug that regulates your body clock may also be able to treat depression. A new study found that patients who take agomelatine have improved moods, sleep better and experience fewer side effects than those on traditional anti-depressants. Most anti-depressants work by raising the levels of a chemical in the brain called serotonin, which affects mood. However the medications can lead to sickness and loss of sex drive. Scientists think agomelatine works well...

2011-05-10 10:50:00

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 1, 2011, Ester-C® called for entries in the "24/7 Mom Contest" and you answered. Thousands of entries poured in, votes and judging scores were tabulated and three outstanding moms were chosen for the inspiring roles they play in the lives of their families and friends. Here are the winners of the Ester-C "24/7 Mom Contest." The Second Prize Winner was Shanita Talton, from Albany, CA. This dedicated young woman...

2011-04-25 16:38:32

Scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at The Rockefeller University, led by Paul Greengard, Ph.D., and Jennifer Warner-Schmidt, Ph.D., have shown that anti-inflammatory drugs, which include ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen, reduce the effectiveness of the most widely used class of antidepressant medications, the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, taken for depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders. This surprising discovery,...

2011-03-23 09:00:00

Baltimore-area hospital demonstrates leadership in healthcare marketing through a new online resource filled with video, social media and action-oriented tools BALTIMORE, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vitamin today announced the launch of a new web site for Saint Agnes Hospital to better reflect the institution's brand and mission, as well as its extensive campus expansion plans in Southwest Baltimore. The 250-page web site is one of the most robust and resourceful hospital...

2011-01-20 08:46:00

- Company Advancing Partnership Discussions and Preparing for Canadian Launch - LAVAL, QC, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS) today announced that Health Canada's Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) has approved OLEPTRO(TM) (trazodone hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets), a novel once-daily formulation of the antidepressant trazodone, for the symptomatic relief of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in adults. OLEPTRO(TM) acts as a serotonin antagonist reuptake...

2010-12-17 03:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of older Americans who were prescribed antidepressants for the first time were already taking a medication that could adversely interact with the antidepressant, according to a new study from Thomson Reuters. For one-fourth of the seniors in the study, these were potentially major drug interactions. The research, published by the American Journal for Geriatric Psychiatry, illustrates the complexity and challenges of...


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