Quantcast

Latest Ketamine Stories

2014-07-23 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies that suggested it raised intracranial pressure. The results of a systematic review of 10 recent studies of what many emergency physicians regard as a "wonder drug" are published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Effect...

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...

2014-05-06 16:26:53

CARDIFF, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research has released the May issue of NeuroPerspective, which features a comprehensive review of pharmacotherapies for depression, with a particular focus upon the companies developing RAADs, rapid-acting antidepressants, an approach that springs from the reports of accelerated depression relief via the use of ketamine, and has been further invigorated by the success of Naurex's GlyX-13 in clinical testing. As NeuroPerspective publisher Harry...

2014-05-06 08:34:13

- Lead NMDA Receptor Modulator GLYX-13 Shows Robust and Sustained Antidepressant Effects with Repeat Dosing and Is Well-Tolerated in Subjects with Difficult-to-Treat Depression - EVANSTON, Ill., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Naurex Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company leveraging its unique platform to develop novel drugs for diseases of the central nervous system (CNS), today announced that its two lead antidepressant programs achieved major milestones. Top-line results...

2014-05-05 23:02:23

Topical pain relief creams such as Lidocream, Ketocream, Indocream, and Gabacream are introduced and described. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Well-known compounding pharmacist and entrepreneur in Beverly Hills, Dr. Hootan Melamed, compounds a range of proven and effective formulated new creams that are designed to provide relief from inflammation and pain. In many cases, mass produced medications may not be able to provide adequate relief or may cause side effects in certain...

2014-04-16 23:01:31

Researchers from Mount Sinai Demonstrate Proof of Concept for New, Rapidly-Acting Pharmacotherapy for Treatment of PTSD New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 For the first time, evidence that a single dose of IV-administered ketamine was associated with the rapid reduction of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in patients with chronic PTSD was demonstrated in a proof-of-concept, randomized, double blind crossover study, undertaken by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at...

2014-04-14 23:12:21

Natalie Strand, MD joins Freedom Pain Hospital as the Medical Director and Director of Public Relations. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Freedom Pain Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona, is excited to announce Natalie Strand, M.D. has joined the medical team as the Medical Director and Director of Public Relations. Dr. Strand brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in chronic pain management to Freedom Pain Hospital. “We are thrilled that Dr. Strand will be joining our team, and...

2014-04-12 23:02:07

Topical pain relief creams such as Lidocream, Ketocream, Indocream, and Gabacream are introduced and described. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Well-known compounding pharmacist and entrepreneur in Beverly Hills, Dr. Hootan Melamed, has introduced a range of proven and effective formulated creams that are designed to provide relief from inflammation and pain. In many cases, mass produced medications may not be able to provide adequate relief or may cause side effects in certain...

2014-04-08 23:02:24

Mount Sinai Team Cautiously Optimistic That Door Could Swing Open to A New Antidepressant Drug Class New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published the first controlled evidence showing that an intranasal ketamine spray conferred an unusually rapid antidepressant effect –within 24 hours—and was well tolerated in patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder. This is the first study to show benefits with an...

2014-04-07 12:33:13

BOSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketanetics, LLC, a Massachusetts-based company founded by physicians, is expanding the Ketamine infusion centers it operates beyond Massachusetts and New York. Ketamine is a synthetic molecule that has shown extraordinary antidepressant activity in research trials, sometimes within just hours, and has performed better than ECT in one limited study conducted at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. It is delivered by IV, during a simple,...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.