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In A Bad Mood? Eat Some Food!
2012-08-20 05:20:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers presented new evidence about mood-enhancing foods at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday. Scientists said they found more than 1,700 substances that make up flavors of common foods, including some flavors deriving from natural ingredients, that could potentially resemble a prescription mood stabilizer. “Molecules in chocolate, a...

2012-08-15 23:00:46

According to court documents, on June 8th, 2012, lead plaintiff Jasmine Arrowood and 26 others filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court (case no. 12-L-312) alleging their children suffered from various birth defects caused by the use of Depakote during pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. The New England Journal of...

2012-07-25 06:25:00

TOKYO, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas"; Tokyo:4503; President and CEO: Yoshihiko Hatanaka) and Fujita Health University (Aichi, President: Yoshikazu Kurosawa) announced that Astellas Research Institute of America LLC (ARIA), in collaboration with Dr. Tsuyoshi Miyakawa at Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University and Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI), has discovered deficits in maturation steps of neurogenesis within the...

2012-07-24 23:02:15

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, is releasing free written summaries of its anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology programs via Amazon Kindle. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 For Tuesday, July 24, 2012, Audio-Digest Foundation...

2012-07-19 23:00:27

According to court documents, on June 7th, 2012, Nic. Battle, individually and on behalf of more than a dozen others filed a lawsuit in Illinois Southern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv00694) alleging they were born with spina bifida and other birth defects caused by the use of Depakote during pregnancy. Depakote is a drug, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories, most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) and to prevent migraine...

2012-07-06 06:49:21

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Around two-thirds of American adolescents have had an anger attack involving threatening violence, destroying property or engaging in violence toward others at some point in their lives.  A new study from the Harvard Medical School shows that these extreme anger attacks are much more common among adolescents than previously recognized. The study was based on the National Co-morbidity Survey Replication Adolescent Supplement, a national face-to-face household...

2012-07-05 02:23:56

New drug formulations and strong product pipelines expected to restore growth beyond 2013 LONDON, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent expiry of key blockbuster atypical antipsychotic drugs is likely to cause a decline in growth of the European bipolar disorder therapeutics market until 2013. However, approval of new drugs and improved depot formulations are expected to present growth opportunities from 2014 to 2018. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan...

2012-07-03 10:59:06

Schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in first-degree relatives, such as parents or siblings, may be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a report published Online First by Archives of General Psychiatry, a JAMA Network publication. Patrick F. Sullivan, M.D., F.R.A.N.Z.C.P, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and colleagues used population registers in Sweden and Israel to examine whether a family history of schizophrenia, bipolar...

2012-07-03 10:54:35

Intermittent Explosive Disorder affects up to 6 million US adolescents Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adolescents have experienced an anger attack that involved threatening violence, destroying property or engaging in violence toward others at some point in their lives. These severe attacks of uncontrollable anger are much more common among adolescents than previously recognized, a new study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School finds. The study, based on the National Comorbidity...

2012-07-03 02:23:11

PITTSBURGH, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Lithium Carbonate Extended-release Tablets USP, 300 mg. This product is the generic version of Noven Therapeutic's Lithobid(®) Tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of manic episodes of bipolar disorder and as a...