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Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions.
Princeton University researchers have observed a self-degradation response to the antidepressant Zoloft in yeast cells that could help provide new answers to lingering questions among scientists about how antidepressants work, as well as support the idea that depression is not solely linked to the neurotransmitter serotonin.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of us watched Tiger Woods' press conference last week apologizing for his wandering ways. He's not the first celebrity to face scandal and there may be more to blame than his moral compass for his behavior.
The increased rate of cardiovascular complications in patients taking the cox-2 inhibitor painkiller rofecoxib (Vioxx) may result from a chemical imbalance, according to an animal study in the September Cell Metabolism. The findings suggest that low-dose aspirin might prevent the cardiac damage of such drugs and might also lead to the development of new anti-inflammatory drugs without the adverse side effects, the researchers said.