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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...

2014-01-13 10:28:21

Even in severe cases, most wouldn't use medications, says study in Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Pediatric primary care practitioners (PCPs) are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients—even those with severe depression, reports a study in the January Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams...

MRI Technique Reveals Low Iron In Brains Of ADHD Patients
2013-12-02 08:11:55

Radiological Society of North America Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers said the method could help physicians and parents make better informed decisions about medication. ADHD is a common disorder in children and adolescents that can...

2013-12-02 00:20:51

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers said the method could help physicians and parents make better informed decisions about medication. ADHD is a common disorder in children and adolescents...

2013-11-26 08:28:14

Among Recently Treated Patients, Abilify Is the Leading Atypical Antipsychotic, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, through analysis of U.S. longitudinal patient-level claims data, close to 50 percent of first-line drug-treated major depressive disorder (MDD) patients progressed to a second-line...

2013-10-28 16:24:42

Professor Bankole A. Johnson, Chairman of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Reports Latest Findings on the Anti-epileptic Drug, Topiramate BALTIMORE, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research published in JAMA Psychiatry reveals that topiramate, a drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat epilepsy and migraine headaches, also could be the first reliable medication to help treat cocaine dependence. The study,...

2013-08-22 12:26:11

Coalition Recommends Balanced Coverage of Controversial Intervention WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) urges "The Today Show" to provide balanced coverage of the risks of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), in which grand mal seizures are electrically induced, usually to treat severe depression. The NCMHR is responding to a one-sided segment about ECT that "Today" ran on August 20, 2013. "We are...

2013-06-25 08:29:40

--The National Parkinson Foundation Reports Findings at the Movement Disorders Society Congress-- MIAMI, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Parkinson's Outcomes Project show that antidepressants alone do not improve depression in Parkinson's disease. Depression was most effectively treated at centers that refer their depressed patients to a mental health professional or social worker. These findings were presented last...

2012-09-10 02:27:51

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book released today chronicles one woman's 30-year battle with major depression and sheds light on how a novel, non-drug therapy saved her life. 3,000 Pulses intimately documents 62-year-old Martha Rhodes' nearly lifelong journey with depression and gives a harrowing yet inspirational account of how it is possible to reclaim your life from the powerful grip of mental illness and attempted suicide. "I wrote this book to help the...

2012-07-11 02:25:23

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company with fully integrated commercial manufacturing and drug development operations, announced today that in order to meet demand for its products (approved and near term) the company has fortified its supply chain, increased manufacturing capacity and strengthened its management team. During the past two months, Tris has been fortunate to receive five new ANDA approvals from the FDA, beginning...