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Antidepressants ‘do not cure all depression symptoms completely’


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Antidepressants do not cure all depression symptoms completely, according to a new study.After analyzing data from the largest study on the treatment of depression, researchers at UT Southwestern ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants use found to have long-term benefits


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): An epidemiologist has suggested that the use of anti-depressants may have long-term benefits.Ian Colman, an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, reviewed ... Read more...

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Antidepressants could help with stroke recovery


April 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): Patients treated with a short course of antidepressants after a stroke have significantly greater improvement in physical recovery than patients treated with a placebo, a University of Iowa ... Read more...

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Brit nurse first person to be ‘cured’ of depression by pioneering surgery


January 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A British nurse has become the first person in the world to be cured of depression from neurosurgery.Sheila Cook suffered from for more than a decade with debilitating ... Read more...

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Pioneering treatment could benefit people with severe depression


January 25th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Bristol say that a neurosurgical treatment could help people who suffer with severe and intractable depression.The pioneering treatment very accurately targets brain networks ... Read more...

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Study: Prozac is a multi-use drug; helps in stroke recovery too


January 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study claims that the drug, Prozac which is widely used as antidepressants can also potentially aid in the recovery of patients with mild to severe ... Read more...

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Almost a third of Brit women aged over 18 have taken antidepressants


January 11th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that almost a third of Brit women aged over 18 have taken antidepressants.The survey of more than 2,000 girls and women in England ... Read more...

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Mindfulness meditation as good as antidepressants: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy--using meditation-provides equivalent protection against depressive relapse as traditional antidepressant medication.The study compared ... Read more...

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Psychotic-like symptoms linked to poor outcomes in depression patients


December 7th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): The presence of many aspects of illness in patients with depression does not appear to be associated with treatment resistance-evidence against the common hypothesis that some cases of ... Read more...

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Older anti-depressants linked to heart risk


December 1st, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that a class of older generation anti-depressant is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).The study that followed nearly 15,000 people in ... Read more...

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Depression could be both result of and risk factor for diabetes


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study claims that depression may result from diabetes, but it may also be a risk factor for it."Although it has been hypothesized that the diabetes-depression relation ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s Boyfriend Found Guilty For Her Death


October 29th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend was convicted by the Los Angeles jury for Anna Nicole Smith's death. Yesterday, the jury found him guilty of ... Read more...

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Protein responsible for brain cells growth may lead to new antidepressants


October 25th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a protein involved in the growth and development of brain cells could also play a role in depression and provide a possible ... Read more...

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Scientists discover key genetic trigger of depression


October 18th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Yale researchers have discovered a gene that seems to play a major role in triggering depression."This could be a primary cause, or at least a major contributing factor, ... Read more...

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Possible biomarker to identify seizure-related stress found


October 5th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new research has found that reduced levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)-a protein in the brain that encourages growth of neurons-may be a trait marker for individuals ... Read more...

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Jon Hamm Speaks of Struggle With Depression


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an interview with The Guardian of UK, actor Jon Hamm recently spoke out about his battle with depression after the death of his parents. The ... Read more...

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Mad Men star Jon Hamm confesses that he struggled with depression


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jon Hamm has admitted that the death of his father some 18 years ago, got to him so hard that he battled chronic depression and lived on ... Read more...

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Jon Hamm Speaks About His Battle With Depression


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jon Hamm had once suffered from depression too, and a serious one at that. The "Mad Men" actor in one of his recent interviews has ... Read more...

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Jon Hamm Discloses How He Got Over Chronic Depression


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jon Hamm revealed that he had once suffered from chronic depression. He was talking to the British magazine, The Observer . He tells that ... Read more...

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How anti depressants work


September 17th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Researchers have finally discovered how anti depressants, such as Prozac, work.The teams of Odile Kellermann and of Jean-Marie Launay from Institut national de la sante et de ... Read more...

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Parents ‘more likely to suffer depression in 1st year after childbirth’


September 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that parents face the highest risk of depression in the first year after a child's birth.Experiencing an episode of depression is highly likely ... Read more...

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Now, ‘magic’ drug that treats severe depression in just few hours


August 20th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Yale scientists have discovered a new drug that shows anti-depressant effects in hours, rather than weeks or months.Yale scientists found that, in rats, ketamine not only quickly improves ... Read more...

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Antidepressants taken by autistic kids may have serious side effects


August 8th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): A recent study has found that antidepressants taken by people with autistic spectrum disorders may have serious side-effects especially in children and cannot be recommended based on current ... Read more...

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Industry-funded drug trials more likely to publish favourable results


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 03 (ANI): Results of drugs tests that are funded by the industry are more likely to publish favourable results, reveals study.When published results are systematically tracked for drug trials registered ... Read more...

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Possible cause of one form of bowel disease identified


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 03 (ANI): Scientists have found one possible cause of irritable bowel syndrome-a small piece of RNA that blocks a substance protecting the colon membrane, leading to hostile conditions that can ... Read more...

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Two-third of women face sexual problems and orgasm is biggest of them all


July 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Almost two-thirds of women suffer from sexual dysfunction, according to a study.Dysfunction rose with age in all categories except orgasm, with more than half of women aged from ... Read more...

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Antidepressants ‘taking toll on sea life’


July 8th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that antidepressants threaten sea's ecosystem.They warned that rising levels of antidepressants in coastal waters could change sea life behaviour and potentially damage the food chain.A ... Read more...

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Genetically defective mice to help understand human depression


June 30th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the strain of genetically defective mice is a useful animal model for laboratory studies that could be useful for understanding human depression.A ... Read more...

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Depression treatment not effective in older men


June 28th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Anti-depressant treatments for older people fail to work fully, and leave sufferers to battle a condition known to " shorten people's lives", according to an Australian study.The study, ... Read more...

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Study: Common soil Bacteria have antidepressant effects


June 15th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Studies by United Kingdom scientists have identified that a common soil bacteria have antidepressant effects. “These studies help us understand how the body communicates with the brain ... Read more...

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Bacteria Can Work As Antidepressants: Study


June 15th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): If you love to go out and play in the dirt, then it’s good news for you. According to a new research study, ... Read more...

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Sun-sensitizing medications, sun exposure linked to cataract


June 15th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the use of medications that increase sensitivity to the sun, combined with exposure to sunlight, is associated with the risk of age-related ... Read more...

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Antidepressants may raise cataract risk


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Older adults who take SSRI antidepressants may be more likely to develop cataracts, says a study.The study has been published in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy ... Read more...

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Antidepressants in pregnancy ‘raise miscarriage risk’


June 1st, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Taking antidepressants during pregnancy can increase the risk of miscarriage in mums-to-be, according to a new study.Antidepressants are widely used in pregnancy. Discontinuing treatment can result in a ... Read more...

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Resilience factor that controls depression, stress in mice found


May 17th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a mechanism that helps to explain resilience to stress, vulnerability to depression and how antidepressants work.The new findings, ... Read more...

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