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Increased Death Risk From Certain Anti-Anxiety And Sleeping Medicines
2014-04-01 05:31:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of people around the world find help from drugs that treat anxiety and sleep disorders. A new study from the University of Warwick, however, reveals that anti-anxiety and sleeping medicines have been linked to an increased risk of death. The large study, which tracked 34,727 people for an average of seven and a half years, demonstrates that the risk of death doubles with several anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) drugs or hypnotic...

2014-03-24 12:29:33

Study is the First to Test the Activity of Sceletium tortuosum on Brain Activity and the First to Study the Effects of a Dual PDE4 and 5-HT Reuptake Inhibitor in Humans MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and HG&H Pharmaceuticals Pty. Ltd. announced the publication of a clinical trial that used functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) technology to study the effects of acute (short term) supplementation with Zembrin(®) on the "threat...

Prescription Drugs Are Popular In The US
2012-09-13 10:32:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It might surprise you to know that people in the United States took a record number of prescription drugs last year - 4.02 billion to be exact. That is up from the 3.99 billion taken in 2010. The cost of these drugs ran an amazing $308.6 billion in 2010 and a whopping $319.9 billion in 2011. Those numbers and more appear in the annual profile of top prescription medicines published in ACS Chemical Neuroscience. Craig W. Lindsley,...

2011-04-29 12:24:08

The connection between depression and anxiety is stronger than what it was previously thought to be. However, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine cautions that medications for the two cannot necessarily be used interchangeably. "There is an overlap between depression and anxiety, but the medications for the two are not the same," said Dr. Sanjay Mathew, associate professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at BCM. "It's important to recognize how the two...

2010-09-10 13:17:13

Taking medications to treat insomnia and anxiety increases mortality risk by 36%, according to a study conducted by Genevive Belleville, a professor at Universit© Laval's School of Psychology. The details of this study are published in the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Dr. Belleville arrived at these results through analysis of 12 years of data on over 14,000 Canadians in Statistics Canada's National Population Health Survey. The data includes information on the...


Latest Anxiolytic Reference Libraries

Adjustment Disorder
2013-07-29 09:41:01

Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

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