News tagged with psychiatric drugs
Vanderbilt researchers are reporting today that a drug currently used to treat type 2 diabetes could be just as effective in treating addiction to drugs, including cocaine.
Diabetes Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new light-based technique for measuring levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington's disease (HD) has been used to demonstrate that the protein builds up gradually in blood cells. Published today ...
Neuroscience Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating asthma with leukotriene-modifying agents does not pose an increased risk of suicide in children, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy.
Immunology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have shown that zebrafish could be used to study the underlying causes of psychiatric disorders.
Neuroscience May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday questioned the safety of DMAA, a stimulant used in dietary supplements, alleging that marketers were illegally selling the chemical.
Medications Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A survey on the mental health of eight-year-old children could help identify those individuals who are highly likely to require psychiatric treatment in their teens or early adulthood. There are, however, clear differences ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity. This is the main problem in psychiatric illnesses such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0
In a national Swedish adoption study, the risk for drug abuse appears to be increased among adopted children whose biological parents had a history of drug abuse, according to a report published Online First by Archives of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the University of East London UK, and Swansea University UK, is the first to show the effects of the drug ecstasy on fetal and infant ...
Addiction Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One in five adults in the U.S. had a mental illness in 2010, with people ages 18 to 25 having the highest rates, according to a national survey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
More than 15 percent of Norwegian teenagers ages 15 to 16 reported mental distress, or symptoms of depression and anxiety, with significantly more girls reporting distress than boys, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(AP) -- Government inspectors will tell lawmakers Wednesday that the Medicare health plan needs to do more to stop doctors from prescribing powerful psychiatric drugs to nursing home patients with dementia, an unapproved ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- An accumulation of childhood adversities increases the likelihood that one becomes a bully, a new study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
New research reveals that patients with epilepsy who were treated for extended periods with older generation antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) may be at increased risk for developing atherosclerosis, a common disorder known as hardening ...
Cardiology Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the first worldwide study of its kind, scientists from Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found evidence that heavy methamphetamine users might have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia. This ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0