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2005-09-19 12:47:22

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - The first direct comparison of five schizophrenia drugs found that most newer treatments are no better than an older generic drug, despite their higher cost, a U.S. study released on Monday showed. The lone exception, Eli Lilly and Co.'s Zyprexa, may be better than the other medicines but users experienced dramatic weight gain and developed a higher risk of diabetes, the new study concluded. The drug is also the most expensive. The $44 million study,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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