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2006-02-08 17:03:41

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Prozac-type antidepressants can raise the risk of a potentially deadly breathing problem in newborns but only if the mother takes them during the second half of pregnancy, a study showed on Wednesday.

2006-01-27 16:20:00

Antidepressants like Prozac and Zoloft, which affect a brain chemical called serotonin, may also influence the body's immune system, new research suggests.

2006-01-13 12:30:47

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The antidepressant Prozac (fluoxetine) may help relieve certain emotional disturbances in patients who've suffered a stroke, Korean researchers report. As senior investigator Dr. Jong S.

2005-09-29 07:34:33

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co. on Thursday said will add strong warnings to its label for Straterra, used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, including the risk of suicidal thoughts among children and adolescents.

2004-11-30 12:00:10

Last December, medical school researchers went to a professional meeting in Puerto Rico with a sense of urgency. U.S. government drug regulators were reviewing unpublished data from their studies on the use of antidepressants in children and adolescents to see if the drugs increased suicide risks.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.