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2013-03-18 12:09:00

Study challenges role of serotonin in depression, opens possibilities for new therapies A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that depression results from a disturbance in the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. The study indicates a major shift in our understanding of how depression is caused and how it should be treated. Instead of focusing on the levels of hormone-like chemicals in the brain, such as serotonin, the scientists found...

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...

2013-02-13 23:03:05

Legal advice offered while judge overseeing consolidated federal cases moves toward selecting bellwether cases San Diego CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/SSRI-Birth-Defects.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it is providing referrals to free consultations with attorneys for victims who may have suffered serious side effects from the use of Zoloft and other anti-depressants classified as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)....

Antidepressants May Raise Stroke Risk
2012-10-18 07:19:23

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by researchers has revealed that individuals who use common antidepressants could have a heightened risk of having some types of stroke due to bleeding in the brain; however, the risk of having a stroke is low. A team of investigators looked at past studies to analyze the connection between antidepressant use and stroke. Evidence from 16 studies was pooled, with over 500,000 total participants included. Individuals...

2012-09-20 23:00:29

Parker Waichman LLP is notifying the public about a new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology suggesting that people taking SSRI antidepressants may be at a higher risk for motor vehicle accidents. SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), such as Prozac and Zoloft, are also associated with an increased risk of birth defects. (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective...

2012-06-02 07:20:53

A new study, published in a recent edition of the journal Menopause, has discovered that combining massage with aromatherapy can be an effective way in reducing the symptoms of menopause. The study, which was conducted by researchers at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and is included in the April 30 of the journal, looked at treatments received by 90 women who entered a "menopausal clinic" at a women's hospital in the Iranian capital, Reuters reporter Amy Norton wrote on Friday....

2012-04-05 09:33:06

Mouse model of anorexia offers opportunity to study drugs effective for disorder Low doses of a commonly used atypical antipsychotic drug improved survival in a mouse model of anorexia nervosa, University of Chicago researchers report this month. The result offers promise for a common and occasionally fatal eating disorder that currently lacks approved drugs for treatment. Mice treated with small doses of the drug olanzapine were more likely to maintain their weight when given an...

2012-03-14 10:00:00

The Barrera Law Firm, based in Harlingen, TX, is assisting Texas children who were born with birth defects allegedly due to mothers taking an antidepressant such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Effexor and Celexa during pregnancy. Harlingen, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 The Barrera Law Firm, based in Harlingen, TX, is assisting Texas children who were born with birth defects due to mothers taking an antidepressant such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Effexor and...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'