Navigation Links
Antipsychotic Medications Cause Substantial Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents, According to Scientists at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Zucker Hillside Hospital
Date:10/27/2009

ing in the severely mentally ill, the benefits of second-generation antipsychotic medications must be balanced against their cardiometabolic risks through a careful assessment of the indications for their use, consideration of lower-risk alternatives, and proactive adverse effect monitoring and management."

In an accompanying editorial, Christopher K. Varley, M.D., and Jon McClellan, M.D., of Seattle Children's Hospital, said that while "these medications can be lifesaving for youth with serious psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia, classically defined bipolar disorder, or severe aggression associated with autism," and "given the risk for weight gain and long-term risk for cardiovascular and metabolic problems, the widespread and increasing use of atypical antipsychotic medications in children and adolescents should be reconsidered."

About The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Headquartered in Manhasset, NY, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to international scientific leaders in cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, psychiatric disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sepsis, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, human genetics, neuroimmunology, and medicinal chemistry. Feinstein researchers are developing new drugs and drug targets, and producing results where science meets the patient, annually enrolling some 10,000 subjects into clinical research programs.

About The Zucker Hillside Hospital
The Zucker Hillside Hospital is home to many of the nation's experts on severe mental illness. In addition to treating patients in and out of the hospital, psychiatric research has been ongoing for decades and includes landmark studies on the treatment and course of first-episode psychotic patients. Genetics also plays a critical role in severe mental illness and scientists at the Zucker Hillside Hospital have identified several important risk ge
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Antipsychotic Drugs Spur Dramatic Weight Gain in Kids
2. Mylan Receives FDA Approval for Additional Strengths of the Antipsychotic Haloperidol
3. FDA Panel OKs Newer Antipsychotics for Children
4. FDA Panel OKs Antipsychotic Seroquel for Children
5. FDA Panel Mulls Newer Antipsychotics for Kids
6. Joint Statement on Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children
7. New tool to improve patient understanding of long-acting injectable antipsychotic therapies (LAT) unveiled in April issue of Psychiatry 2009
8. Newer Antipsychotics May Boost Weight in Alzheimers Patients
9. Combating weight gain caused by antipsychotic treatments
10. Newer Antipsychotics Pose Cardiac Risk: Study
11. Antipsychotics Up Death Risk in Alzheimers Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Antipsychotic Medications Cause Substantial Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents, According to Scientists at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Zucker Hillside Hospital 
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 With a growing ... by Clements Worldwide indicates that international political instability and ... , The survey by Clements, a global insurance provider ... outside of their country of citizenship, also found strong ... appropriate health care insurance overseas . , Asked ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... One of the most difficult aspects ... food cravings. Many diets end badly due to dieters’ ... Some attempt to eat more often throughout the day, ... regular intervals. While this approach does work for many, ... after a meal. For those who are having trouble ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Now, busy Diet Doc clients ... company’s new diet breakfast omelets. Like Diet Doc’s ... in dry ice and are delivered directly to their door. ... southwestern omelets that not only appeal to the taste buds, ... ideal weight with healthy, low carbohydrate meals. , One ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Bulk food-grade transportation ... out of 5, indicating generally favorable purchasing conditions for ... barriers to entry and the fact that most bulk ... short distances,” says IBISWorld research analyst Hayden Shipp. “As ... typically serving local and regional markets.” Suppliers include Ruan ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... Pennsylvania (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 ... Master of Science in Health Informatics to answer ... medical data into a meaningful, comprehensive wellness profile ... is critical to the development and implementation of ... for administrative, clinical, financial and managerial operations in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Potential Expatriate Retirees Fear Political Violence, International Health Insurance Coverage 2Health News:Potential Expatriate Retirees Fear Political Violence, International Health Insurance Coverage 3Health News:Diet Doc Introduces New Neuro Balance, A Proprietary Diet Aid to Help Dieters Eliminate Food Cravings 2Health News:Diet Doc Introduces New Neuro Balance, A Proprietary Diet Aid to Help Dieters Eliminate Food Cravings 3Health News:Diet Doc Makes Dieting for People on the Go Easier than ever before with Pre-Packaged Diet Meals, Desserts, Snacks and new Breakfast Omelets 2Health News:Diet Doc Makes Dieting for People on the Go Easier than ever before with Pre-Packaged Diet Meals, Desserts, Snacks and new Breakfast Omelets 3Health News:Diet Doc Makes Dieting for People on the Go Easier than ever before with Pre-Packaged Diet Meals, Desserts, Snacks and new Breakfast Omelets 4Health News:Bulk Food-Grade Transportation Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Bulk Food-Grade Transportation Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:The University of Scranton Launches Online MS in Health Informatics 2Health News:The University of Scranton Launches Online MS in Health Informatics 3
... 25 babyUV/kidsUV inc. has released its newest line of sun protection ... geared towards older kids from 6-12 and comes in great new styles. ... August 31 to September 2 in booth 115. , , ... parents wanting to protect their children from the harmful effects of the ...
... , , GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 25 ... and Drug Administration revealed ingredients in e-cigarettes that skeptics suspected all along. ... antifreeze and certain levels of nitrosamines, were found in some cartridges. , ... at a peak and the opposition questions the effects of the product ...
... , GLASSBORO, N.J., Aug. 25 Getting a firmer, healthier, better-looking body ... (and utilizing) a fitness plan that will truly help you reach your personal goals. ... , , , ... and times you will dedicate to achieving your fitness goals and stick with it! ...
... for 19 years as a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback ... league,s best linebackers paled in comparison with a hit he took ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090825/NY40957 ) , , In ... who always paid attention to his health and was physically fit ...
... ... ... a national non-profit organization that provides eye exams and eye health information to medically underserved ... Your Sight Month., , , , ,"We find that many people don,t pay attention to ...
... ... the hard-surface steam vapor disinfection system pioneered by Edmonds, WA-based Advanced Vapor Technologies (AVT), ... , ... (PRWEB) August 25, 2009 -- The technology behind TANCS®, the hard-surface steam vapor disinfection ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:babyUV/kidsUV inc. Introduces Its kidsUV Surf Team Line of Sun Protection Swim Wear 2Health News:E-Cigarette Supporters Grow Angry Over FDA Attempt at Prohibition 2Health News:Why Weight for a Better Body? 2Health News:Hall of Fame Quarterback Takes Hit From Prostate Cancer, Urges Men to be Proactive About Their Own Prostate Health 2Health News:EyeCare America Promotes Healthy Aging Tips During September's Save Your Sight Month 2Health News:EyeCare America Promotes Healthy Aging Tips During September's Save Your Sight Month 3Health News:EyeCare America Promotes Healthy Aging Tips During September's Save Your Sight Month 4Health News:TANCS Steam Vapor Granted U.S. Patent 2Health News:TANCS Steam Vapor Granted U.S. Patent 3
(Date:4/21/2015)... The saturated European market for infant care ... of preterm births. This trend is not only fuelling ... but also skilled and trained professionals to operate these ... Analysis of the Western European Infant Care Solutions Market, ... in 2014 and estimates this to reach $177.5 million ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 EUSA Pharma (EUSA), ... today announced the appointment of Lee Morley ... a Non-Executive Director.  Bryan Morton, who established EUSA Pharma ...   Lee Morley joins from ... Head of Commercial for Europe ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015  Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement ... Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, is seeking FDA approval for its ... to PBR, Boehringer submitted a supplemental new drug ... Pradaxa will be approved for the prophylaxis of ... for patients who have undergone a primary elective ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Rising Numbers of Preterm Births Stoke Demand for Infant Care Solutions in Europe 2Rising Numbers of Preterm Births Stoke Demand for Infant Care Solutions in Europe 3EUSA Pharma Appoints Lee Morley as Chief Executive and Industry Veteran Göran Ando to Board of Directors 2EUSA Pharma Appoints Lee Morley as Chief Executive and Industry Veteran Göran Ando to Board of Directors 3Pradaxa Maker Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Pursues Pradaxa FDA Approval to treat DVT and PE 2Pradaxa Maker Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Pursues Pradaxa FDA Approval to treat DVT and PE 3
... Nov. 3, 2010 Caliper Life ... leading provider of tools and services for drug ... collaboration with Sony DADC Austria AG for the ... next generation microfluidics products. The agreement combines Sony ...
... infections for patients, increasing the number of generic drugs ... a philosophy and culture of quality, Highmark,s QualityBLUE pay-for-performance ... and health care dollars. The company,s most ... program demonstrates a number of positive results. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Caliper Life Sciences and Sony DADC Collaborate to Develop Plastic Microfluidic Solutions 2Highmark's Collaboration With Hospitals and Doctors Continues to Yield Benefits for all Patients 2Highmark's Collaboration With Hospitals and Doctors Continues to Yield Benefits for all Patients 3
... produced by the adrenal cortex in response ... with a circadian periodicity, and peaks just ... is often elevated in major depressive disorder, ... in the visceral fat of obese individuals. ...
... 2500 is a high-throughput immunoassay system built ... IMMULITE 2000 with the important addition of ... assays to be designed for optimal performance ... allows for critical assays such as the ...
... 100 X-Ray System from KUBTEC is a dual ... and three dimensional representation of the specimen under ... of specimen X-ray images, the micro focus source ... of detail in standard 2D images. The 100 ...
... Logic G|2 Provides Microsoft Windows-based urodynamics ... for clinics where logic, efficiency and ... system is designed with modularity and ... combine different diagnostic tools and establish ...
Medicine Products: