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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 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...

2014-04-16 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...

2014-04-11 15:08:25

Schizophrenia is a severe disease for which there is still no effective medical treatment. In an attempt to understand exactly what happens in the brain of schizophrenic people, researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have analysed proteins in the brains of rats that have been given hallucinogenic drugs. This may pave the way for new and better medicines. Seven per cent of the adult population suffer from schizophrenia, and although scientists have tried for centuries to...

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,...

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...

2014-03-20 08:30:39

Data shows that dextromethorphan exerts antidepressant-like actions mediated at least in part through sigma-1 receptors ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the publication of data showing that dextromethorphan has antidepressant-like effects in vivo. The study, published in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal, examined the antidepressant activity of dextromethorphan and the...

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...


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