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Antidepressants in Pregnancy: No Link to Autism, ADHD - Medscape

Depression - Fri, 2017-04-21 15:54

Medscape

Antidepressants in Pregnancy: No Link to Autism, ADHD
Medscape
Use of antidepressants before and during pregnancy does not cause autism, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) new research shows. Three studies demonstrate that antidepressant use in pregnant women is likely not responsible for autistic ...
New Study Found No Link Between Antidepressants In Pregnancy And AutismMorningside Maryland Site (press release) (blog)
New study: Antidepressants not as harmful during pregnancy as previously thoughtHamilton Spectator

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A Blood Test May Help Pinpoint the Right Antidepressant for You - Mental Floss

Depression - Fri, 2017-04-21 12:33

A Blood Test May Help Pinpoint the Right Antidepressant for You
Mental Floss
Lead author Madhukar Trivedi, a professor of psychiatry at UTSMC and director of the Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care, says doctors typically pick an antidepressant for their patients in one of three ways: personal experience; matching ...

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BigLaw partner's widow is awarded $3M in suit claiming antidepressant caused his suicide - ABA Journal

Depression - Fri, 2017-04-21 08:15

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BigLaw partner's widow is awarded $3M in suit claiming antidepressant caused his suicide
ABA Journal
The widow of a former Reed Smith partner was awarded $3 million in a lawsuit contending that the maker of the antidepressant Paxil covered up the drug's link to an increased risk of suicide. The amount was less than the $39 million sought by Wendy ...
GSK must pay $3 mln in generic Paxil suicide lawsuit: US juryReuters
Widow who sued pharmaceutical firm over husband's suicide awarded $3MChicago Tribune
Drug Company Found Liable In Biglaw Partner's 2010 SuicideAbove the Law
FiercePharma -Law360 (subscription)
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Two Common Antidepressant Drugs Prevents Onset Of Dementia - Morningside Maryland Site (press release) (blog)

Depression - Fri, 2017-04-21 08:04

Morningside Maryland Site (press release) (blog)

Two Common Antidepressant Drugs Prevents Onset Of Dementia
Morningside Maryland Site (press release) (blog)
Several years ago, a team of researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) discovered a significant pathway that causes brain cells to die in mice. Now, these researchers have discovered that two common antidepressant drugs are capable of ...
Antidepressant tablets could cure Alzheimer'sEvening Telegraph
Trazodone: Licensed Antidepressant Can Cure Almost All Neurodegenerative Disorders, Scientists SuggestScience World Report
Scientists discover two repurposed drugs that arrest neurodegeneration in miceMedical Xpress
Asharq Al-awsat English -The Sun
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Antidepressants in Youths: No Link to Suicidal Behavior? - Medscape

Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:40

Medscape

Antidepressants in Youths: No Link to Suicidal Behavior?
Medscape
SAN FRANCISCO – Youths treated for anxiety with antidepressants or psychotherapy show similarly increased risks for suicidal behaviors regardless of the type of treatment, new research shows. These findings add support to evidence that antidepressant ...

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Debate over use of meds for kids - Courier Mail

Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:00

Courier Mail

Debate over use of meds for kids
Courier Mail
Leading children's psychiatrist Dr Jon Jureidini from the Critical and Ethical Mental Health Research Group said the use of antidepressants on children was “completely unacceptable”. He said the heightened number of prescriptions could be due to ...

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Antidepressant tablets could cure Alzheimer's - Evening Telegraph

Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 09:10

Evening Telegraph

Antidepressant tablets could cure Alzheimer's
Evening Telegraph
The antidepressant trazodone hydrochloride and anti-cancer drug dibenzoylmethane (DBN) were identified after scientists tested 1,040 compounds on laboratory worms and mammalian cells. Professor Giovanna Mallucci, who led the team from the Medical ...
Two Common Antidepressant Drugs Prevents Onset Of DementiaMorningside Maryland Site (press release) (blog)
Trazodone: Licensed Antidepressant Can Cure Almost All Neurodegenerative Disorders, Scientists SuggestScience World Report
Scientists discover two repurposed drugs that arrest neurodegeneration in miceMedical Xpress
Asharq Al-awsat English -Medical News Today
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Sunderland named depression capital as antidepressant figures ... - Sunderland Echo

Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 00:26

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland named depression capital as antidepressant figures ...
Sunderland Echo
The North East prescribes more antidepressants than anywhere else in England – with Sunderland right at the very top of the regional league table.
Worries over level antidepressant prescriptions in Hartlepool ...Hartlepool Mail

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Antidepressant could slow progress of Alzheimer's - The Times (subscription)

Depression - Wed, 2017-04-19 17:02

The Times (subscription)

Antidepressant could slow progress of Alzheimer's
The Times (subscription)
The progress of dementia may be slowed significantly by a drug that is already licensed for treating depression, according to a study that has enthused many researchers in the field. Scientists hope to discover as soon as the end of this decade whether ...
Cancer drug offers hope for dementia sufferersSky News

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Studies shed light on SAD, antidepressant medication connection ... - KXLF Butte News

Depression - Wed, 2017-04-19 16:56

KXLF Butte News

Studies shed light on SAD, antidepressant medication connection ...
KXLF Butte News
About six percent of pregnant women take antidepressant medication and previous studies have shown that these mothers are more likely to have children with ...

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Antidepressants not as harmful during pregnancy as previously thought, a new study shows - Washington Post

Depression - Wed, 2017-04-19 12:40

Washington Post

Antidepressants not as harmful during pregnancy as previously thought, a new study shows
Washington Post
Women who take antidepressants early in pregnancy are not at a higher risk of having children who develop autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), contrary to earlier reports, a study published Tuesday found. The new study, published ...
Study eases concerns about antidepressants, pregnancy and autism riskCBS News
Autism, antidepressant link may not existThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Autism, ADHD risk not linked to prenatal exposure to antidepressantsScience News
MedPage Today -Science Daily -Pharmacy Practice News
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Association between serotonergic antidepressant use during pregnancy and ASD in children - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

Depression - Wed, 2017-04-19 07:00

Association between serotonergic antidepressant use during pregnancy and ASD in children
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
In utero serotonergic antidepressant exposure compared with no exposure was not associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the child, Canadian researchers report. The retrospective study used health administrative data sets to study children ...

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East Lindsey is 'third highest' district for antidepressant prescriptions ... - Louth Leader

Depression - Wed, 2017-04-19 04:28

Louth Leader

East Lindsey is 'third highest' district for antidepressant prescriptions ...
Louth Leader
New research has found that East Lindsey is the third highest district in England - and the highest in the East Midlands region - in terms of the number of ...

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Lloyd Burr: Police out of touch over antidepressant ban - Newshub

Depression - Tue, 2017-04-18 23:34

Newshub

Lloyd Burr: Police out of touch over antidepressant ban
Newshub
OPINION: After decades of progress by health agencies and professionals in destigmatising mental health disorders, Police Commissioner Mike Bush has taken one giant step backwards. He has banned recruiting those who take psychotropic medication, ...

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Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Is Safer Than Previously Thought, According to a Study - New York Magazine

Depression - Tue, 2017-04-18 10:06

New York Magazine

Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Is Safer Than Previously Thought, According to a Study
New York Magazine
“To our knowledge, this is one of the strongest studies to show that exposure to antidepressants during early pregnancy is not associated with autism, ADHD, or poor fetal growth when taking into account the factors that lead to medication use in the ...

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Researchers Eye Botox As The Next Antidepressant - SFGate

Depression - Mon, 2017-04-17 18:01

Researchers Eye Botox As The Next Antidepressant
SFGate
There might be another use for Botox besides treating migraines and staving off the ravages of time. According to CBS News, researchers are testing Botox injections to see if the drug could help ease social and anxiety and depression. Doctors say Botox ...

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Autism, antidepressant link may not exist - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Depression - Mon, 2017-04-17 09:01

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Autism, antidepressant link may not exist
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Research showing a link between autism and antidepressant use in expectant mothers may be misleading, according to a study published Monday. Antidepressant use in mothers of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) children could be a consequence of ...
Study casts doubt on autism, antidepressant linkecns
Anti-depressant use before, during pregnancy tied to autism riskKDAL
Article examines studies on antidepressants, autism spectrum disorders The JAMA Network JournalsEurekAlert (press release)

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Skegness ranked THIRD in country for antidepressant prescriptions - Lincolnshire Echo

Depression - Sun, 2017-04-16 04:57

Lincolnshire Echo

Skegness ranked THIRD in country for antidepressant prescriptions
Lincolnshire Echo
A Lincolnshire town has been named as the third highest in the country for the number of antidepressants prescribed. A new study has found that people in seaside towns are prescribed twice as many of the drugs compared to the rest of the country ...

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How to Have a Sex Life on Antidepressants - Paste Magazine

Depression - Fri, 2017-04-14 12:15

Paste Magazine

How to Have a Sex Life on Antidepressants
Paste Magazine
So, you've finally filled the antidepressant prescription that's been acting as a bookmark for the most recent novel you're feigning interest in. Somewhere between missing your own birthday party and watching everyone else have fun without you, you ...

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