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MedPage Today a " FDA Warns About Dangers of Antipsychotic Drugs in Pregnancy

WASHINGTON, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 - All antipsychotic drugs - including Abilify, Seroquel, and Thorazine - must contain new label information regarding their use in pregnancy, the FDA said. In particular, the new labeling will address the risk of extrapyramidal symptoms - meaning repetitive, involuntary movements - and withdrawal syndromes in newborns.

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Related Topix: Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine, Abilify, Aripiprazola (generic), Thorazine, Chlorpromazine (generic), Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones back together, hold hands in ...

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have reunited publicly for the first time since announcing their separation in August.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Medical News Today

Earliest roots of psychiatric disorders are likely exposure to...

Newborns whose mothers were exposed during pregnancy to any one of a variety of environmental stressors - such as trauma, illness, and alcohol or drug abuse - become susceptible to various psychiatric disorders that frequently arise later in life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Yale University

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CiteULike

Molecular docking studies for the identification of novel...

Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling , Vol. 10, No. 1. , 63, doi:10.1186/1742-4682-10-63 BACKGROUND:N-Acetylserotonin O-methyltransferase is an enzyme which by converting nor-melatonin to melatonin catalyzes the final reaction in melatonin biosynthesis in tryptophan metabolism pathway.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Toronto Star

Star obtains list of red-flagged drugs

Quetiapine, known by the brand name Seroquel, is the top-selling, most prescribed antipsychotic in Canada, ringing in sales last year exceeding $200 million.

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Related Topix: Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine, Schizophrenia, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Science Daily

Researchers search for earliest roots of psychiatric disorders

A single molecular mechanism in the developing brain has been identified that sheds light on how cells may go awry when exposed to a variety of different environmental insults.

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Related Topix: Yale University, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Yale researchers search for earliest roots of psychiatric disorders

Newborns whose mothers were exposed during pregnancy to any one of a variety of environmental stressors - such as trauma, illness, and alcohol or drug abuse - become susceptible to various psychiatric disorders that frequently arise later in life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Yale University

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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"The Fog of War" and "The Unknown Known" are a strikingly matched pair, one a modernist masterpiece, the other dizzyingly post-modern.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Short, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Clueless, Entertainment, Television

Sun Apr 06, 2014

South China Morning Post

World Bipolar Day: how a lack of awareness impedes early diagnosis

Life always has its ups and downs and our mood follows accordingly. But when a person swings between extremes of feeling on top of the world and falling into the depths of despair for an extended period, it may be a sign of bipolar affective disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psychiatry

Fri Apr 04, 2014

MedicineNet

Bipolar Disorder Overview Pictures Slideshow

Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental illness that involves the sufferer having at least one manic or nearly manic episode.

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Related Topix: Health, Depression

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Prioritization of Research Addressing Antipsychotics for Adolescents...

Matthew J. Crowley, MD; Douglas C. McCrory, MD, MHS; Ranee Chatterjee, MD, MPH; Jennifer M. Gierisch, PhD; Evan R. Myers, MD, MPH; Kristine M. Schmit, MD, MPH; Remy R. Coeytaux, MD, PhD; Christoph U. Correll, MD; Amy S. Kendrick, RN, MSN; and Gillian D. Sanders, PhD From Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke Clinical Research Institute, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, Duke University, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Health

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Mental Help Net

Bipolar Disorder-Derived Neurons Have Distinct Transcripts

Neurons differentiated from bipolar disorder patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells have a significantly different transcription profile than those from controls, according to a study published online March 25 in Translational Psychology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid

PhysOrg Weblog

A genetic mouse model could help improve therapies for bipolar disorder

Figure 1: A genetic mouse model shows that suppression of myo-inositol has the same effect on behavior as lithium treatment for bipolar disorder.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid, Genetics, Biology, Science

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Nation

Early diagnosis critical in bipolar disorder treatment

More than a million Thais have bipolar disorder - which can be treated if diagnosed accurately at an early stage, a Bangkok seminar was told yesterday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Discover

Stem Cells Shed Light on Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

These neurons - derived from stem cells made from the skin of people with bipolar disorder - communicated with one another differently than neurons made from the skin of people without bipolar disorder.

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Related Topix: Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Tue Mar 25, 2014

New Scientist

Stem cells offer clue to bipolar disorder treatment

What a nerve! Skin cells taken from people with bipolar disorder have been turned into brain cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Examiner.com

Low-carb ketogenic weight loss diet may ease depression and bipolar disorder

The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet is known for promoting weight loss, but psychiatrists say it can also be useful for combating depression and bipolar disorder , the Washington Post reported March 24. "There are a lot of people out there who call themselves depressed who aren't actually depressed," said Dr. Rif El-Mallakh, a professor of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Health, Psychiatry, Diabetes

Sys-Con Media

First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results,...

The team used skin from people with bipolar disorder to derive the first-ever stem cell lines specific to the condition.

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Related Topix: Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid, Pop/Rock, Cell

PhysOrg Weblog

First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results

These cells, grown from skin cells taken from people with bipolar disorder, arose from stem cells and were coaxed to become neural progenitor cells -- the kind that can become any sort of nervous system cell.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid, Pop/Rock, Cell

EurekAlert!

First stem cell study of bipolar disorder yields promising results

These cells, grown from skin cells taken from people with bipolar disorder, arose from stem cells and were coaxed to become neural progenitor cells -- the kind that can become... ANN ARBOR, Mich.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Ann Arbor, MI, Pop/Rock, Cell

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