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2014-06-19 14:30:02

American Heart Association Women  55 and younger are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, die or require artery-opening procedures if they’re moderately or severely depressed, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “Women in this age group are also more likely to have depression, so this may be one of the ‘hidden’ risk factors that can help explain why women die at a disproportionately higher rate than men after a heart attack,” said...

2014-06-17 13:13:51

American Society of Anesthesiologists Fast-acting ketamine by-product may be future therapy for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's There is new hope for people suffering from depression. Researchers have identified a compound, hydroxynorketamine (HNK), that may treat symptoms of depression just as effectively and rapidly as ketamine, without the unwanted side effects associated with the psychoactive drug, according to a study in the July issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of...

2014-06-17 10:16:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Symptoms can be severe and disabling, but frequently misdiagnosed and inconsistently treated A debilitating syndrome that causes an excessively rapid heartbeat on standing up, predominantly affects young well educated women, and blights their lives, because it is so poorly understood and inconsistently treated, reveals a small study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Postural tachycardia syndrome, or PoTS for short, is a by-product of orthostatic...

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...

New Study Finds Depression Misdiagnoses In Type 2 Diabetics
2014-06-17 08:07:14

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People suffering from diabetes are known to often struggle with depression as well. According to new research, the symptoms of depression among people with type 2 diabetes can significantly be reduced by interventions for “diabetes distress.” This finding suggests that what doctors are usually labeling as depression may not be a co-morbid psychiatric disorder. Instead researchers believe the depression may be a reaction to...

2014-06-16 08:27:34

Takeda and Lundbeck to Present Late-breaker at International College of Neuropsychopharmacology World Congress VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) and H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) today announced results from CONNECT, a new study that evaluated the effect of Brintellix 10-20 mg/d on aspects of cognitive function, using an objective neuropsychological test (the Digit Symbol Substitution Test or DSST) associated with executive...

2014-06-12 23:06:46

Los Angeles Concierge Doctor, Dr. Nazarian explains the popular treatment that may soon replace traditional daily tablet vitamins. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Los Angeles Concierge Doctor, Dr. Nazarian at My Concierge MD was recently highlighted on KTLA 5 TV news for his IV Vitamin Drip therapy. Vitamin IV Therapy is exploding in popularity and Dr. Nazarian is at the forefront of this treatment. The report interviewed Geoffrey McNeil a film director and a current patient of Dr....

2014-06-12 11:13:10

University of Oxford The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010 The recent recession can be linked with over 10,000 suicides across Europe and North America between 2008 and 2010, according to research by the University of Oxford and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The findings, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, show that suicide rates rose significantly in the EU, Canada and the...

depression brain molecule
2014-06-09 04:40:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Levels of a tiny molecule known as miR-1202 are lower in the brains of people suffering from depression, suggesting that it could serve as a marker for depression and help detect which patients are most likely to respond to antidepressant treatment, experts from McGill University and the Douglas Institute claim in a new study. Their research, which has been published by the journal Nature Medicine, shows that miR-1202 could...

2014-06-06 23:00:26

‘Out of the Darkness’ expresses experience with Bipolar disorder, shares hope for others so-afflicted. Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Author Timothy Mahfood spent many years of his young life in the dark. Not a literal darkness due to lack of sight, a darkness of depression due to Bipolar disorder. He commends his grandfather for inspiring him to come out of the darkness of his illness and now hopes to pass his grandfather’s coaching words on to others. The new book, “Out...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.