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2013-08-06 23:25:01

Miss Delaware, Rebecca Jackson, says Lyme disease left her unable to walk, read and in debilitating pain for several months. Named by the Lyme Research Alliance as its Person of the Month, Jackson says she hopes to increase awareness of the illness and urges Lyme sufferers to “never give up hope.” Stamford, CT (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 When recently crowned Miss Delaware, Rebecca Jackson, walks out on the stage of the Miss America pageant on September 15, it will represent far more than...

Search For New Drug Treatments With Help From Depressed Fish
2013-08-05 12:19:23

Max Planck Institute Antidepressant normalizes the behavior of zebrafish with a defective stress hormone receptor Chronic stress can lead to depression and anxiety in humans. Scientists working with Herwig Baier, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried, recently discovered a very similar link in fish. Normally, the stress hormone cortisol helps fish, as in humans, to regulate stress. Fish that lack the receptor for cortisol as a result of a genetic mutation...

2013-08-02 23:18:24

In a study published in the journal Andrology in March, 2013 researchers wrote that “The main finding of our study was that HSV infections were associated with risk of ED. (1)” polyDNA suggests that men with ED begin taking Gene-Eden-VIR against the latent HSV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Heart disease and depression are both strongly linked to erectile dysfunction (ED). The herpes virus (both oral and genital) may lead to both heart problems and clinical depression. In an...

2013-08-01 23:29:57

The relationship between grief and depression following bereavement has generated much debate in the psychological community and public media. A new article by Rochelle Perper, Ph.D., "Grief, Depression and the SDM-5," sheds new light on the subject, and can help both clinicians and the general public achieve a greater understanding of the clinical challenges and options for treating these conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The relationship between grief and...

2013-08-01 12:25:59

Through 2022, New Drug Launches Will Not Offset Market Decline Caused By Expanding Generic Competition Among Antidepressants and Antipsychotics, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, forecasts that Lundbeck/Takeda Pharmaceutical's emerging antidepressant Brintellix will attain blockbuster status for unipolar...

2013-07-29 16:20:06

University of Utah study shows isoflurane may provide alternative to electroconvulsive therapy Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't take advantage of it because of the treatment's side effects and public misperception of the procedure. If the results of a campuswide collaboration of University of Utah researchers are borne out by larger...

2013-07-29 00:20:17

National Diaper Bank Network announces landmark study NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many low-income mothers cannot afford an adequate supply of diapers and are likely to suffer mental stress that can harm their children, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics. The stress of not being able to afford diapers was an even stronger predictor of mental health need than food insecurity, data collected for the study showed. Almost 30 percent of the...

2013-07-26 23:23:04

Research suggests that there can be a link between balance problems and anxiety and depression conditions, and that rehabilitation of the balance system can help. Dr. Matthew Holmes will be exploring this connection at the Annual Conference of the Australasian Academy of Functional Neurology. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Melbourne Chiropractor and Academic, Dr. Matthew D.Holmes, is presenting at the 4th Annual Conference of the Australasian Academy of Functional Neurology,...

2013-07-24 23:29:28

According to Douglas Baum, L.C.S.W., depression can be treated with psychotherapy or medication or both, but only 40% of people are helped by initial treatment, whether drugs or talk therapy. Now the findings in two new studies can help identify the right treatment and speed relief. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 About 1 in 5 adults in the United States suffers one or more depressive episodes over a lifetime, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Depression is a...

2013-07-22 23:22:45

d’Oliveira & Associates has been investigating Zoloft side effects and has posted up to date information about the drug on its website. Patients have alleged birth defect injuries and a new medical study has explored other adverse events. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Zoloft (sertaline hydrochloride) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which has been used to treat anxiety and depression. The drug was first approved by the FDA in 1991 and it has since earned Pfizer hundreds...