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2014-07-27 23:01:51

The Firm is currently representing clients in Risperdal lawsuits that similarly allege the atypical antipsychotic medication caused gynecomastia, a condition categorized by male breast development. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 A consolidated litigation that now includes more than 600 Risperdal lawsuit (http://www.lawreward.com/risperdal/) filings is proceeding in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where a meeting has been scheduled in August to discuss claims involving the...

2014-07-24 11:29:04

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health Suspect common variants soar from 30 to 108 -- NIH-funded study The largest genomic dragnet of any psychiatric disorder to date has unmasked 108 chromosomal sites harboring inherited variations in the genetic code linked to schizophrenia, 83 of which had not been previously reported. By contrast, the "skyline" of such suspect variants associated with the disorder contained only 5 significant peaks in 2011. By combining data from all available...

2014-07-24 10:53:28

University College London A rare gene variant discovered by UCL scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism A rare gene variant discovered by UCL (University College London) scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism, confirms new research. People with the variant are around 2 to 3 times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence, reports...

2014-07-21 09:41:42

University of Cambridge A study published today has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia. For the first time, researchers have been able to examine whether this decrease is harmful for patients' cognitive function and symptoms, and noted that over a nine year follow-up, this decrease did not appear to have any effect. As we age, our brains naturally lose some of their volume – in other...

2014-07-17 23:05:44

Despite prosecutors’ second attempt this year to bring criminal charges against Detroit mother Maryanne Godboldo, who underwent a 10 hour stand off with police for refusing to administer a powerful antipsychotric drug to her daughter, Wayne County District Judge Gregory Bill has become the second judge this year to dismiss the charges. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On July 11th, 2014, there was loud applause in the court when Wayne County District Judge, Gregory Bill, reaffirmed...

2014-07-14 08:26:29

Submission based on first head-to-head study vs. oral treatments in real world context TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the submission of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking a label change that, if approved, would include new data showing significantly delayed time to relapse in patients prescribed once-monthly atypical long-acting antipsychotic INVEGA(®)...

2014-07-10 08:27:50

-- Sales Force Increased to Approximately 600 Sales Specialists -- SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) today reported that Eisai Inc. has completed its planned increase of more than 200 new contract sales representatives in its Metabolic Business Unit, increasing the sales force for BELVIQ® by 50% to approximately 600. Eisai expects this expansion of the sales force will enable them to increase their reach to approximately 92,000 physicians in...

2014-07-09 08:27:55

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for fluphenazine decanoate injection, USP 25 mg/mL. Fluphenazine decanoate injection is a long-acting parenteral antipsychotic drug intended for use in the management of patients requiring prolonged parenteral neuroleptic therapy (e.g., chronic schizophrenics)....

2014-07-08 23:08:08

Matters Involving Ongoing Litigation to Be Discussed DALLAS (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Parties involved in lawsuits regarding the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal are scheduled to meet in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas to hold a conference to discuss moving litigation forward, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs in the lawsuits accuse Janssen Pharmaceuticals, as well as parent company Johnson & Johnson, of allegedly failing to properly warn users of...

2014-07-07 23:00:59

Launch of the Risperdal Lawsuits for Gynecomastia Page Comes as Hundreds of Plaintiffs Seek Compensation for Gynecomastia, a Condition Marked by the Excessive Growth of Male Breast Tissue, Which is Allegedly Caused by Risperdal. Chicago IL (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. a harmful drug law firm, announces that they have launched a Risperdal lawsuit for Gynecomastia page in response to the growing Risperdal gynecomastia litigation underway in Pennsylvania state court. Court...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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