Tag: "bipolar" at medical news
Media invited to international conference on bipolar disorder June 16-18 in Pittsburgh
...g the pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of bipolar
illness, as well as on psychobiology, epidemiology...ed toward both clinicians and individuals who have bipolar
disorder and their families. Topics to be presented include: Genetic profiles and vulnerabilities t...
Cognitive function and compliance with Seroquel examined in separate studies in schizophrenia
... treatment of acute manic episodes associated with bipolar
I disorder and for the treatment of schizophrenia.... treatment of acute manic episodes associated with bipolar
I disorder, as either monotherapy or adjunct therapy with lithium or divalproex, and the treatment o...
New Seroquel data show significant improvement in compliance and cognition in schizophrenia
...untries for the treatment of mania associated with bipolar
disorder, including the US, Canada and several European countries. To date, over 8 million people have been treated with SEROQUEL worldwide....
Data further examines Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) treatment for bipolar depression
...treatment for depressive episodes in patients with bipolar
I and II disorders. Results from this trial showe... treatment of acute manic episodes associated with bipolar
I disorder and for the treatment of schizophrenia. SEROQUEL is currently under investigation for us...
New Seroquel data support benefits in bipolar disorder
...cing suicidal thinking in patients suffering from bipolar
depression, and also improves quality of life and adherence to treatment in patients with bipolar
disorder. "Unfortunately bipolar
depression is associated with high suicide rates, with 25% to 50...
New data show the efficacy of EQUETRO in patients with Bipolar I Disorder
...re an effective treatment option for patients with bipolar
disorder," said Richard H. Weisler, M.D., adjunct ...illness. Because of the severity of the illness, bipolar
disorder is disruptive to patients, their families, friends and colleagues and can damage relationsh...
International conference on bipolar disorder June 16-18 a forum for new research
...among them results of a national survey indicating bipolar
disorder, commonly known as manic depression, is m... More than 1,000 of the world's leading experts on bipolar
disorder will assemble in Pittsburgh for the most important international scientific meeting focused...
Prevalence and severity of mental illness in the United States
...disorders, including major depressive disorder and bipolar
disorder; impulse control disorder, including oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and intermittent explosive disorder; and substance abuse disorder, defined as alcohol and drug abuse and dependence. Severity was di...
Search for bipolar gene, toll of disease topics of conference call briefings June 16, 17
...oted exclusively to highlighting new research into bipolar
disorder, which affects both adults and children, ...ce call should call 800-860-2442 and reference the bipolar
briefing. 12:15 p.m., Thursday, June 16 Press Briefing Challenges and Clues: The Genetics of Bipo...
Bipolar disorder linked to specific brain regions; certain drugs alter brain metabolism
...the only scientific meeting devoted exclusively to bipolar
disorder research. Highlights of the these "rapid...ponse to an impulse control task that showed manic bipolar
patients may have difficulties modulating the brain regions that monitor task performance, namely, t...
Bipolar disorder more prevalent and costly than believed; Lithium could curb suicide rate
PITTSBURGH, June 17 The incidence of bipolar
disorder in the general population is considerably... with manic-depressive disorder and other types of bipolar
disorders. Nearly half of all U.S. suicide deaths each year are in patients with bipolar
Psychiatric illnesses are common in children with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
...r, autism, developmental delay, schizophrenia, and bipolar
disorder. The research suggests that children with a neuropsychiatric disease may be at risk for type 2 diabetes, and vice versa. "Our findings may be important in screening practices for children with either of these conditions," said the study's le...
Global survey reveals personal impact of bipolar disorder
... Health (WFMH) today announced results of a global bipolar
disorder consumer survey, Thinking Ahead, at the W...revealed that almost half (47%) of all people with bipolar
disorder or 'consumers' as many mental health patients prefer to be referred to as feel that their...
One-drug therapy works for bipolar disorder
...n treating both the manic and depressive phases of bipolar
disorder. The condition (bipolar I and II) affect...rese led the randomized trial of 542 patients with bipolar
depression at 39 sites in the United States. Seroquel is currently approved for the short-term trea...
Mood lighting: Penn researchers determine role of serotonin in modulating circadian rhythm
...onin. Lithium, a drug commonly prescribed to treat bipolar
disorder, targets GSK3b. "Lithium resets the clock in all organisms that have been examined," explains Sehgal. "Assuming that the mechanism works the same way for mammals, the implication would be that antidepressants other than Lithium can also affe...
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for improving health, environment
... Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of bipolar
I disorder, or to treat acute to manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar
I disorder. FDA also recently approved it for treating bipolar
mania. RISPERDAL® is approved for...
Sharper picture of major depression and alcohol disorders
...ms of DSM-IV major depression without history of a bipolar
disorder) over the life course. Current MDD was defined as having had at least one major depressive episode during the 12 months preceding the survey among persons classified with lifetime MDD. ** The AUDs alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse (to...
The Epilepsy Foundation issues Call to Action
..., and for psychiatric conditions, such as mood and bipolar
disorders. According to experts, there were more than 56 million prescriptions written last year making anticonvulsants the fifth most prescribed class of medications. "The Epilepsy Foundation began its outreach about the effects of anticonvulsants...
BOLDER II study confirms therapeutic potential of SEROQUEL in bipolar depression
...nts with major depressive episodes associated with bipolar
disorder. In BOLDER II, SEROQUEL 300mg and 600mg ...a statistically significant reduction in levels of bipolar
depression compared with placebo (p<0.001), as measured by the change from baseline in MADRS* to...
Emotional impairment linked to cognitive deficits in bipolar children
...nal impairment and poor cognition in children with bipolar
disorder. "This study is very exciting because it ...e researchers scanned the brains of 10 unmedicated bipolar
patients with normal mood and compared them with 10 healthy subjects of the same age and gender. Th...
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