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Second-generation antipsychotic drugs are not necessarily better than the first-generation drug Haloperidol ( Haldol ) at treating a first episode of schizophrenia.Second-generation drugs, introduced ...


Two randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies assessed the efficacy of Quetiapine extended release ( Seroquel XR ) in patients with bipolar disorder: the first ( Study 002 ) examined acute ...


Taking the antidepressant Citalopram ( Celexa, Seropram ) before beginning treatment for head and neck cancer may help prevent depression during therapy, according to results of a pilot study. Trea ...


New research provides support for the use of St.John's wort extracts in treating major depression. A Cochrane Systematic Review backs up previous research that showed the plant extract is effective in ...


A research has shown that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ( SSRIs ), a group of drugs commonly used to treat depression, may double the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. When the drugs are ta ...


Specific variations in two genes are linked to suicidal thinking that sometimes occurs in people taking the most commonly prescribed class of antidepressants, according to a large study led by scienti ...


Researchers have found surprising evidence that an antidepressant, Citalopram ( Celexa, Seropram ), may perform as well as a commonly-prescribed antipsychotic, Risperidone ( Risperdal ), in the allevi ...


Studies with rats have revealed the potential in an entirely new class of antidepressants that take effect after only days of treatment versus the weeks required for current drugs. Depression can b ...


Adults with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) show a blunted response to the Methylphenidate ( Ritalin ), which increases brain dopamine levels. This suggests that dopamine dysfunct ...


Daily use of the antidepressant medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors ( SSRIs ) by adults 50 years and older is associated with a doubled risk of some fractures. Depression a ...


Hyperprolactinemia and associated side effects often occur with antipsychotics. Researchers at Inje University, Republic of Korea, investigated the effect of adjunctive treatment with Aripiprazole ...


Many people, including significant proportions of active duty military personnel and veterans, suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder ( PTSD ), often in conjunction with other injuries or illnesse ...


University of Texas ( UT ) Southwestern Medical Center researchers have discovered a treatment that counteracts the effects of Cocaine on the human cardiovascular system, including lowering the elevat ...


People who were abused and neglected during childhood have a higher risk of major depression when they become young adults. Child abuse has been linked to depression in clinical populations and com ...


A higher level of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder ( PTSD ) may increase the risk of coronary heart disease in older men. A link between stress and coronary heart disease ( CHD ) has long ...