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2013-07-30 23:19:37

"Treating people with severe mental illness is less expensive than hospitalizing them - not to mention more humane," says Doris A. Fuller, executive director of the Treatment Advocacy Center. ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 It just got a lot harder for opponents of court-ordered outpatient treatment for mental illness to argue that it costs too much to use, according to the Treatment Advocacy Center. A study of mandatory treatment costs published today in the American...

2013-07-30 13:10:08

Mandating outpatient treatment for certain people with severe mental illness, while controversial, results in substantial cost savings by cutting hospitalizations and increasing outpatient care, according to a financial analysis led by researchers at Duke Medicine. The finding – focusing on a program in New York termed Assisted Outpatient Commitment, or "Kendra's Law" - provides a key piece of information in the ongoing policy debate about appropriate treatment approaches...

2013-07-30 08:34:14

Open-label Study will Assess the Safety and Efficacy of NeuroStar Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) among Postpartum Patients through One Year MALVERN, Pa., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuronetics, Inc., the maker of a non-drug depression treatment, announced today the enrollment of the first five patients in an open-label clinical trial to evaluate NeuroStar TMS Therapy(®) System in women with major depressive disorder (MDD) who experience postpartum symptoms. Postpartum...

2013-07-29 23:25:33

d’Oliveira & Associates is investigating allegations that this drug may be linked to birth defects like cleft lip or palate. The law firm works with Topamax lawyers across the country who are handling these types of lawsuits. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Topamax (topiramate) is a drug used to treat epilepsy and prevent migraines. It has also been used for off-label weight loss for many years and recently the FDA approved a combination of topiramate and phentermine for weight loss. In...

2013-07-29 23:25:31

Skip Simpson of the Law Offices of Skip Simpson expresses concerns about a recent sharp rise in national suicide rate. Frisco, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Experienced suicide lawyer Skip Simpson said today he has been closely monitoring an alarming upward trend in the nation’s suicide rate. The number of suicides in the United States has increased dramatically in the past decade, according to The New York Times, “Suicide Rates Rise Sharply in U.S.” (May 2, 2013). Simpson, who works...

2013-07-29 23:24:30

Garden of Life, one of the top whole food supplement companies, just released a line of raw, organic non-GMO chia and flaxseeds to add Omega 3 fatty acids in smoothies, cooking or to sprinkle on fruit, yogurt or cereal. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 In a recent interview, Gail Bowman, owner of Health Food Emporium, said, "Garden of Life has long been known for their whole food supplements. Now, they are releasing a line of chia and flax seeds that is just food. This is a new direction for...

2013-07-29 23:19:44

BioTrust has announced the August 2013 release of the new omega-3 supplement, OmegaKrill 5X. In anticipation of OmegaKrill 5X's release, Health News Wires has published an informative video review of the health benefits of BioTrust’s OmegaKrill 5X. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 BioTrust has announced the August 2013 release of the new omega-3 supplement, OmegaKrill 5X. In anticipation of OmegaKrill 5X's release, Health News Wires has published an informative video review of...

2013-07-29 16:25:50

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2013 results after the market closes on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. A conference call and live Internet webcast will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results. To participate in the call, please dial 877-303-1298 (for U.S. callers) or 253-237-1032 (for international callers). A rebroadcast of...

2013-07-29 16:20:06

University of Utah study shows isoflurane may provide alternative to electroconvulsive therapy Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't take advantage of it because of the treatment's side effects and public misperception of the procedure. If the results of a campuswide collaboration of University of Utah researchers are borne out by larger...

Lack Of Omega-3 In Diet Can Affect Behavior, Cognitive Ability In Offspring
2013-07-29 15:05:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Pittsburgh and the National Institutes of Health has found that a diet deficient in omega-3 fatty acids can have a multi-generational effect on behavior and cognitive ability. According to their report in Biological Psychiatry, the American research team reached their findings by examining two generations of omega-3 deficient rodents, which exhibited signs of anxiety, hyperactivity and cognitive...