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Single Dose Of Antidepressant Changes The Brain

Single Dose Of Antidepressant Changes The Brain

Mary Beth O'Leary, Cell Press A single dose of antidepressant is enough to produce dramatic changes in the functional architecture of the human brain. Brain scans taken of people before and after an acute dose of a commonly prescribed SSRI...

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2014-06-17 08:30:31

Takeda and Lundbeck Announce Results at American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited (Takeda) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) today announced that the companies will present results about sexual functioning from a head-to-head study of Brintellix(®) (vortioxetine) vs. escitalopram in patients with well treated major depressive disorder (MDD) experiencing treatment-emergent sexual...

Eating Cooked Meat Increases Odds Of Developing Alzheimer's Disease
2014-02-25 12:34:38

[ Watch the Video: Could Cooked Meat Make You Lose Your Mind? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from scientists based in the United States and Italy has found that chemicals produced during the cooking of meat may increase the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study team said reducing exposure to these chemicals, called advanced glycation end (AGE) products, can...

High Dose Antidepressant Offers Some Hope For Alzheimer's Patients
2014-02-19 12:58:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Agitation is a common symptom in patients with Alzheimer's disease and is associated with severe adverse consequences for both patients and caregivers. According to a new study published in JAMA, a high dose of the antidepressant citalopram considerably reduced agitation in patients with Alzheimer’s. However, the drug administered at this dose was also associated with mild adverse cognitive and cardiac effects – a sign that this...

2013-09-19 23:36:03

Latest concerns raised in major media over similarities between medications and lack of drug innovations to treat depression and avoid serious side effects. Meanwhile, Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue offering free consultations to families with children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of SSRIs during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html...

2013-07-31 23:32:02

National health advisor says risk not taking because of higher rate of birth defects. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues to offer free consultations to provide possible legal options to families of children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of antidepressants during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update about the...

2013-07-08 23:21:35

National network of attorneys announces that complimentary consultations are now being offered to provide possible legal options to families of children allegedly suffering birth defects after use of antidepressants during pregnancies. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers is now accepting 2013 claims from consumers who are alleging that their...

2013-05-17 23:19:00

Lawyers will update judge about consolidated federal litigation involving hundreds of lawsuits claiming SSRI anti-depressant use allegedly caused birth defects. Free consultations about legal options are now available to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/zoloft.html Resource4thePeople today announced it is providing consumers its latest update about consolidated federal lawsuits* involving allegations that the use of Zoloft or...

High Dose Citalopram Poses No Risk To Heart, Despite FDA Warnings
2013-05-04 07:19:15

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Ann Arbor Veterans Health Administration (VA) Healthcare System and the University of Michigan reveals the US Food and Drug Administration´s (FDA) warning that high doses of citalopram, also known as Celexa, can cause potentially serious abnormal heart rhythms might be doing more harm than good. The FDA attached a warning to the antidepressant in 2011, based on data linking higher doses of the drug to...

2013-03-06 23:02:29

Legal advice available for patients who used Prozac and other SSRI antidepressants that allegedly caused infants to suffer persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, other birth defects San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/prozac.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it is providing free consultations with attorneys for families who may have infants suffering from birth defects as a result of the use of Prozac or other SSRI...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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