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2012-04-02 20:52:49

Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, appears to have antidepressant properties, but the exact mechanisms underlying its effects have remained unclear. Nicole Carrier and Mohamed Kabbaj, scientists at Florida State University, are actively working to elucidate these mechanisms. They've discovered that a specific pathway in the hippocampus, a brain region involved in memory formation and regulation of stress responses, plays a major role in mediating testosterone's effects, according...

2011-04-18 16:46:52

Observation in Patients Leads Neurosurgeon to Take a Closer Look Anti-depressants may help spur the creation and survival of new brain cells after brain injury, according to a study by neurosurgeons at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Jason Huang, M.D., and colleagues undertook the study after noticing that patients with brain injuries who had been prescribed anti-depressants were doing better in unexpected ways than their counterparts who were not taking such medications. Not only...

2010-04-20 11:11:00

BALTIMORE, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LPI) announced today that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Imipramine Pamoate capsules, 75 mg, 100 mg, 125 mg and 150 mg strengths. Commercial shipments of the product have already commenced. Lupin's Imipramine Pamoate capsules are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Mallinckrodt's *Tofranil-PM®. Imipramine Pamoate capsules had annual sales of...

2010-03-25 06:35:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Pisgah Labs, a drug product development company and an active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer (API) located in western North Carolina, has received a patent allowance in a series of patent applications. The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has notified Pisgah Labs, Inc. (http://www.pisgahlabs.com) that a patent application related to a therapeutically significant family of pharmaceutical polymorphic compositions of imipramine...

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2010-01-06 10:10:00

People suffering from mild to severe depression may respond better to alternatives instead of taking antidepressant drugs, researchers announced on Tuesday. Compiling information from six studies that reviewed the efficiency of two frequently prescribed antidepressants, paroxetine and imipramine, the researchers indicated that the drugs created benefits that were only slightly better than those who were given a placebo. "They would have done just as well or just about as well with a...

2009-08-12 11:24:25

IBS remains a common intestinal disorder causing significant discomfort and poor quality of life in patients who have the diagnosis. TCAs have been shown to improve abdominal pain in patients with IBS; however, there is insufficient evidence of global symptom relief. The search for an optimal treatment to improve symptoms and quality of life in IBS remains ongoing.A research article to be published on August 7, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. In the...

2009-06-25 11:29:58

The widely used antidepressant and pain medication amitriptyline--but not other closely related drugs -- can impersonate the brain's own growth factors, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have shown.The results are published online and will appear in the June 26 issue of the journal Chemistry & Biology.Amitriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant first introduced in the 1960s, and other tricyclics are thought to exert their effects by increasing the levels of the messenger...

2009-05-28 10:54:32

A recent study finds that the antidepressant effects of drugs like Prozac involve both neurogenesis-dependent and -independent mechanisms, a finding that may lead to development of better treatments for depression and anxiety. The research, published by Cell Press in the May 28th issue of the journal Neuron, utilizes a new experimental mouse model of depression/anxiety that is the first to permit simultaneous examination of multiple effects of antidepressant treatment in the same animal.The...

2006-02-09 14:05:00

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Depressed loner mice get more sociable when researchers delete a memory molecule from their brains, a finding that might help treat human ills like social phobia and post-traumatic stress, scientists said on Thursday. This molecular therapy worked about as well as giving mice the antidepressants Prozac or Tofranil, the researchers reported in the current issue of the journal Science. They targeted a molecule in a section of the brain known to be...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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