Tag: "atypical" at medical news
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...n, which was approved by the FDA in 2001. It is an atypical
(second generation) antipsychotic medicine that of...a favorable side-effect profile: Unlike many other atypical
antipsychotics, Geodon does not cause weight gain on long-term therapy, which is a significant advan...
Abilify sNDA for pediatric patients with schizophrenia accepted for priority FDA review
...he supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) of the atypical
antipsychotic ABILIFY (aripiprazole) for the treatment of pediatric patients (13-17 years old) with schizophrenia. This sNDA is based on data from a six-week, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study, sponsored by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co....
Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia
...th dementia. The study suggests that both newer atypical
antipsychotics and older conventional antipsychoti...ada both issued warnings in 2005 that use of newer atypical
antipsychotics to treat elderly patients with dementia was associated with an increased risk of deat...
Study evaluates the effectiveness of Aripiprazole in adolescents with schizophrenia
... Ltd. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) atypical
antipsychotic aripiprazole demonstrated significant improvement compared to placebo on the primary efficacy endpoint, Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) Total Score. In the findings first presented here at the 160th annual meeting of the A...
Efficacy and safety of Aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder
...ny (NYSE: BMY) and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. atypical
antipsychotic aripiprazole was added to antidepressants in patients who did not have an adequate response to ADT alone. (1)(Berman, 2007, APA Poster) These findings are from one of two completed studies evaluating adjunctive aripiprazole with ADT. ...
Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia
... schizophrenia before and after treatment with the atypical
antipsychotic drugs olanzapine, risperidone or aripiprazole. Lipomics specializes in diagnostic discovery with an emphasis on lipid metabolism. Atypical antipsychotics, a newer group of prescription medications used to treat psychiatric conditions, h...
Atypical pathogen treatment vital in hospitalized CAP patients
...onia (CAP) who received treatment regimens against atypical
disease-causing pathogens reached clinical stabili... associates found a 22 percent global incidence of atypical
pneumonia infections in 4,337 patients. Atypical pneumonias are those diseases caused by organisms o...
Most young women don't recognize heart attack warning signs
...k, they might experience not only typical but also atypical
symptoms, and they need to be aware of their own risk factors, including family history. Prevention and modification of risk factors is important for young women. " To avoid possible permanent damage to the heart muscle, young women, like their olde...
New info on eating disorders in two Stanford/Packard children's studies
...d weight loss than adolescents and frequently have atypical
presentations that may make diagnosis more difficult. "We were very surprised and concerned to find that younger patients lost weight significantly faster than adolescent patients," said Peebles, who pointed out that growth before puberty is critic...
Mayo Clinic discovers potential link between celiac disease and cognitive decline
...on, says Dr. Hu. "For patients who come in with atypical
forms of dementia, we need to consider checking for celiac disease, especially if the patients have diarrhea, weight loss or a younger age of onset -- under age 70," he says. To conduct this case series analysis, the researchers identified 13 Mayo...
Williams Syndrome, the brain and music
...anding on how the brain develops under typical and atypical
conditions," he adds. People with Williams syndro...archers tried to answer the question of whether an atypical
development of the planum temporale, which is part of the temporal lobe and thought to be involved m...
Hope I die before I get old?
...ethodology didn't skew the results by including an atypical
group of older people, the researchers compare the older group's happiness self-ratings with those from self-ratings collected in other ways from people of the same age range. They matched. In all, a statistical analysis of the results show, people ...
Infants can organise visual information at just four months
...oper starting point for the new research. "In many atypical
disorders, people look at what's happening in adults and assume that the same patterns of performance would be observed in children", says Dr Farran. "But often there are quite different patterns. In cognitive development, small differences can casca...
Recurrent melanoma may be more common than previously thought
...o years of their initial diagnosis, and those with atypical
moles appear to be at higher risk, according to an...h a physician identified and catalogued benign and atypical
moles. Atypical moles have at least three of the following features: a diameter larger than 5 milli...
Antibiotic proves successful in tackling symptoms of acute asthma
...telithromycin may be a result of its impact on the atypical
bacteria, Chlamydophila pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. They found 61 percent of the patients in the study were serologically positive for C. pneumoniae and/or M. pneumoniae, and believe the presence of these bacteria may increase the severity ...
OHSU brings relief to 'suicide disease' sufferers
...stherpetic neuralgia from trigeminal shingles; and atypical
facial pain, which is more psychological rather than physiological in origin. Burchiel doesn't think patients should have to wait until a clinic visit to get a diagnosis, so he developed the artificial neural network, which patients can easily, and c...
Dutch study finds four in 10 heart attacks go unrecognised
...logy, heart attacks may go unrecognised because of atypical
symptoms, and the explanation for the worse figures for unrecognised heart attacks in women was not straightforward. "There are likely to have been multiple factors. Men and women experience chest pain in different ways. MIs can occur without typical...
Mayo collaboration identifies gene in childhood kidney disease
...s linked to a gene made this a useful model for an atypical
form of PKD. The researchers identified the neighborhood in the model's genome where the error likely occurred, ultimately finding one gene that was defective. They then looked at the same neighborhood in the human genome for evidence of a disease wi...
Atypical antipsychotic drugs for dementia may be associated with small increased risk of death
Patients with dementia who took atypical
antipsychotic drugs had a slightly increased risk ...ental interventions. During the last decade, newer atypical
antipsychotic drugs (i.e., risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine, and aripiprazole, in order of introd...
Antipsychotic treatment of dementia leads to small increase in risk of death
...ween the use of these second-generation drugs (the atypical
antipsychotics) and an increased risk for death. Within the 15 trials, four different atypical
antipsychotics were assessed and compared with placebo: aripiprazole, olanzapine, quetiapine and ris...
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