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Ketamine May Help Treat Severe Depression
2014-04-03 10:32:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once considered an illicit street drug, marijuana is currently being seen in a new light – with many patients and doctors touting the benefits of regular cannabis treatments. Another current street drug, ketamine, is now being looked at for its therapeutic value as a new study from UK researchers at Oxford University has found that relatively small doses of the drug are effective in treating depression. According to the team’s...

2014-04-02 08:28:50

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As warm weather, Spring Break, and the kick-off of seasonal music festivals is upon us, so are the dangers of so-called party drugs that fuel many people's fun. Unfortunately, the use of both legal and illegal substances--under party settings in particular--can spark overdoses, hospitalizations, and in some cases exacerbate addiction or mental health issues. Popular party drugs include cocaine, ketamine, MDMA (in different forms),...

2014-02-25 12:28:22

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") (OTCQB: PTGEF, CNSX: PBT.U), today filed its unaudited consolidated financials and related management discussion & analysis for the three and nine months ended December 31, 2013. These can be viewed on our website, www.portagebiotech.com. Portage reported a net loss of approximately $4.6 million of which approximately $3.9 million related to non-cash expenses. Cash on hand at December 31, 2013 was...

Antidepressant Ketamine Boosts Seratonin
2014-01-08 08:29:44

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study revealed that the drug ketamine, a potent anesthetic used in human and veterinary medicine and as an illegal recreational drug, is a potential candidate for fast treatment of depression for individuals who do not respond to other types of medications. From the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies in Japan, new research using PET imaging studies has demonstrated that ketamine increases the activity level of...

2013-11-19 13:21:53

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Two years ago, mammalian target of rapamycin or mTOR, a signaling protein, was identified as a key mediator of the antidepressant effects of ketamine, the first rapidly acting antidepressant medication to be identified. Several years later, a group at the National Institutes of Mental Health Intramural Program reported that scopolamine, a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist, also produced rapidly appearing antidepressant effects,...

2013-10-17 23:01:53

A diverse team of physicians has announced today the opening of the CRPS Institute to treat a mysterious chronic pain disorder. This is the only institute in the US dedicated solely to the treatment of this condition suffered by over 3 million people. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), formerly known as RSD, is a chronic pain condition that is classified by unrelenting pain in the extremities and has no defined cause. This condition is three times...

2013-09-18 23:27:49

The Anesthetic Journal has released a study detailing the use of two drug combinations utilized for oral surgery. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Sedation dentistry is a practice that has been used in the dental field dating back to the 1840’s. Technology and dental science has rapidly evolved since then, allowing for different forms of sedation to be administered. The most well-known dental surgery involving sedation is the extraction of the third molars, also known as wisdom teeth. There...

2013-08-28 23:00:06

This Narconon drug rehabilitation facility in Ji-An Township, Taiwan invited graduates, local officials and neighbors to celebrate their success in recovering lives that were lost to synthetics, alcohol and heroin. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Every day for the past twelve years, the Narconon drug rehab and prevention center in Ji-An Township has been reaching out to help those who are affected by drug abuse. Schoolchildren receive drug education in the schools, community members receive...

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