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New Book Helps Those with Bipolar Disorder Manage Diets - and Lives

... to provide a roadmap for those with bipolar disorder on improving diet and making lifestyle changes ... book provides a roadmap for those with bipolar disorder on improving diet and making lifestyle changes ... I first started taking medication for my bipolar disorder I gained over 40 pounds," Freeman said. It ...

Abnormal Brain Circuits May Prevent Movement Disorder

... who carry a genetic mutation for a movement disorder called dystonia will never develop symptoms, a ... carriers are protected from symptoms of the disorder - they have an additional lesion that evens the ... who carry a genetic mutation for a movement disorder called dystonia will never develop symptoms, a ...

Key Factors Define 'Prolonged Grief'

... Identification of the disorder will help professionals treat the bereaved, ... by medical professionals. Prolonged grief disorder is thought to exist when a person becomes stuck ... symptoms and how to diagnose. Prolonged grief disorder is not recognized in the current edition of the ...

Chicagoland Motorcycle F.A.S.T. Ride to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:

... that a child will have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder (FASD). Although this disorder affects 40,000 infants a year, more than Spina ... (PFAS), Alcohol-Related Neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND), and Alcohol-Related Birth Defects ...

Five Questions About Eczema

... Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Eczema is a chronic skin disorder characterized by dry, itchy, scaly skin and ... to have it as adults. (6) In some children, the disorder goes away for a long time, only to reappear at ... feet. (14) Other areas of body affected by the disorder include the skin around the eyes. (15) Ho ...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

... for the acute treatment of schizoaffective disorder either as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy to ... the U.S. Differentiating schizoaffective disorder from schizophrenia or a mood disorder can be difficult. Patients with ...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

... in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- ... investigation before labeling them with any GI disorder because the overall incidence of any GI disorder did not differ from that of the overall ...

Family History Key to Psychiatric Disorder Risk

... associated with the presence versus absence of disorder for all four disorder types; (2) family history was associated with a ... for researchers studying genetic forms of a disorder and for doctors treating patients with ...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Forced to Pay for Autism Care In Landmark Case

... therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), on the baseless ground that the care was ... Research shows that children with autism spectrum disorder need this therapy early on in life and delaying ... that: The earlier the disorder is diagnosed, the sooner the child can ...

Favorable Vote From FDA Advisory Committee on SEROQUEL Pediatric Supplemental New Drug Applications

... for the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder as adjunct therapy to lithium or divalproex; and ... for the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder as adjunct therapy to lithium or divalproex; and ... adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder and other psychiatric disorders. Patients of all ...

FDA Panel OKs Newer Antipsychotics for Children

... be approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in children aged 13 to 17. The panel also ... for years to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in children ages 10 to 17, despite possible ... one expert noted. "Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are very real illnesses, which collectively ...

NUVIGIL Jet Lag Disorder Data Presented at the SLEEP 2009 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

... Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Jet Lag disorder FRAZER, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ... with treated obstructive sleep apnea, shift work disorder and narcolepsy. "We know that jet lag disorder affects approximately two-thirds of international ...

FDA Panel OKs Antipsychotic Seroquel for Children

... on Seroquel's use for children with bipolar disorder is also expected Wednesday, as are similar ... for years to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in children ages 10 to 17, despite possible ... wants approval to market Geodon to treat bipolar disorder in patients 10 to 17 years old. There is a ...

Joint Statement on Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children

... of viable treatment options for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in pediatric and adolescent ... in children and adolescents. Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are very real, life-threatening ... off than those who did not suffer from bipolar disorder until adulthood. These alarming statistics ...

Forterus Inc. Announces Free Outpatient Treatment to Military Veterans Back from War Zones

... is a significant amount of Post-Traumatic Stress disorder among our veterans, who are fighting for our ... Forterus founder and CEO. "This is an anxiety disorder often caused by exposure to terrifying, violent ... available." Mr. Howarth said stress disorder can have a significant negative impact on work ...

Body and Weight Checking May Signify an Eating Disorder

... or consciously motivate their eating disorder behavior." Many individuals with eating ... "Body checking perpetuates the eating disorder cycle and increases self loathing and low self ... other influential factors that may trigger eating disorder behaviors, such as emotional regulation issues, ...

Hopkins study: When adult patients have anxiety disorder, their children need help too

... symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety disorder among these children. Despite its small size, ... the children of parents diagnosed with an anxiety disorder are up to seven times more likely to develop an anxiety disorder themselves, and up to 65 percent of children ...

5th International Scientific Symposium on Tourette Syndrome to Focus on Latest Research and Treatment

... Syndrome (TS) -- the complex neurological disorder that causes involuntary movements and sounds -- ... from being a curiosity and considered a very rare disorder to one that is increasingly recognized as being ... more and more effort to understanding this unique disorder which has both neurological and psychiatric ...

Attention Problems in Kindergarten Could Spell Long-Term Academic Trouble

... symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- had the strongest impact on a child's ... and director of the Adult Attention-Deficit disorder Center of Maryland. "For kids, it's about ... Medicine, and director, Adult Attention-Deficit disorder Center, Maryland; June 2009 Pediatrics ...

Specialty care costs for patients with bipolar disorder are higher than diabetes and other chronic diseases

... Mayo Clinic researchers have found that bipolar disorder is more costly than other chronic conditions such ... a four-year period, showed patients with bipolar disorder had significantly higher total per member per ... the efficiency and value of care for bipolar disorder with hopes to improve care while reducing costs," ...

Specialty Care Costs for Patients With Bipolar Disorder Are Higher Than Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases

... Mayo Clinic researchers have found that bipolar disorder is more costly than other chronic conditions such ... a four-year period, showed patients with bipolar disorder had significantly higher total per member per ... the efficiency and value of care for bipolar disorder with hopes to improve care while reducing costs," ...

New Data Demonstrate RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment May Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Hospitalizations in Patients with Schizophrenia

... population suffers from schizophrenia - a brain disorder that impairs a person's ability to think clearly, ... common side effects in the treatment of Bipolar I disorder were weight gain (when used alone) and tremors ... in clinical trials in patients with bipolar disorder trials were weight increase (5% in monotherapy ...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Efficacy and Safety Data Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

... that adults with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder treated with olanzapine LAI had a discontinuation ... patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder (N=931) were enrolled following one of three ... during a one-month period, with some signs of the disorder persisting for at least six months.(6) In ...

FDA Grants Approval for Use of RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) as Both a Monotherapy and Adjunctive Therapy in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder

... Antipsychotic Therapy Available for Bipolar I disorder TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ... treatment of Bipolar I Disorder. Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person's mood, ...

BioMarin Receives 2009 Corporate Award for the Development of Kuvan

... phenylketonuria (PKU). PKU is a rare genetic disorder that can cause brain damage and various ... . About PKU PKU, a genetic disorder affecting approximately 50,000 diagnosed patients ... or PKU, a lifelong genetic metabolic disorder that, when left untreated, can result in mental ...

Shire to Present New Scientific Data on its ADHD Treatments at a National Scientific Meeting of Psychiatrists on May 18

... data on its Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treatments lisdexamfetamine dimesylate ... of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder in Naturalistic Settings Poster Presentation # ... in Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder Poster Presentation #NR2-054 May 18, ...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R) ODT(TM) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

... "Patients with epilepsy or bipolar disorder can have difficulty swallowing tablets. ... for the long-term treatment of Bipolar I disorder to lengthen the time between mood episodes in ... the age of 18 with mood disorders such as bipolar disorder or depression. Lamictal ODT is also used ...

The New Face of AD/HD Comes to Capitol Hill

... Resource and Funding for the Mental Health disorder WASHINGTON , May 7 ... and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder (CHADD) and the American Academy of Child & ... affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD)," added Ross. "It is an excellent ...

Writing Disorder May Be Common Among Kids

... News) -- Though dyslexia and attention-deficit disorder are better known, another learning disability -- ... new study suggests. So-called written-language disorder is a "forgotten learning disability," said Dr. ... Education specialists define written-language disorder as the inability to write near the level expected ...

Narcolepsy is an autoimmune disorder, Stanford researcher says

... when they identified the culprit behind the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now Mignot and his collaborators have ... that a specific immune cell is involved in the disorder confirming experts' long-held suspicion that ... , could lead to better treatments for the sleep disorder and help immunologists understand other, more ...

Treating Sleep Disorders May Ease ADHD Symptoms

... diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study of 281 children, aged 10 to ... grinding and snoring. Treating the sleep disorder may help ease ADHD, as the conditions tend to ... disorders, and therefore treatment of the sleep disorder will improve ADHD symptoms," principal ...

Research Highlights Genetic Risk for Autism

... "roadmap" of children with autism spectrum disorder and isolated two genes along the so-called ... involved 859 children with an autism spectrum disorder and more than 1,400 children without such ... does not necessarily mean a higher risk for the disorder in the absence of other critical factors. "We ...

Remuda Ranch Reports Eating Disorders on the Rise Among Elderly

... disorders in the elderly, many elderly eating disorder patients have frequently been missed, with tragic ... in their contact with others. This makes eating disorder behaviors hard to identify. For those living in ... whether there's a deeper issue. "Eating disorder origins among the elderly are surprisingly ...

How to Raise an Eating Disorder-Free Child

... Leading eating disorder specialist Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld explains how to ... says New York City based psychologist and eating disorder specialist Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld . "I ... and how to communicate with her about her disorder in the most effective way. Stacey M. ...

Video: Adults 'Facing' ADHD: ADHD Allies(TM) Offers Unique Online Community for Adults with ADHD on New Facebook(R) Page

... -- Although Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition commonly thought of as only ... Evelyn Polk-Green, president of Attention Deficit disorder Association (ADDA) and an adult with ADHD, from ... current president of the Attention Deficit disorder Association (ADDA) and an adult with ADHD, from ...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

... and maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder in adults and, most recently, adolescents and generalized anxiety disorder in adults were $548.5 million, a decline of 5.0% ... and maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder in adolescents, 12 to 17 years of age. Further, ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommendation on SEROQUEL XR Supplemental New Drug Applications

... proposed for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). The Advisory Committee concluded: ... and the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder as adjunctive therapy to lithium or divalproex. ...

New National Online Survey Says Bipolar Depressive Symptoms Have Impact on Day-To-Day Tasks as Well as Social Activities(1)

... Percent of People Being Treated for Bipolar disorder Say They Have Difficulty with Day-To-Day Tasks ... of more than 2,000 people living with bipolar disorder and 500 physicians who treat patients with bipolar disorder identified that the greatest concern among people ...

Brain Scans Reveal Secrets of 'Writer's Cramp'

... pathways of the brain to the debilitating muscle disorder known as "writer's cramp." The finding could ... that characterizes this difficult-to-diagnose disorder -- also known as "hand dystonia." The condition ... of Neurology . To explore linkages between the disorder and the brain, the French team conducted ...

Tourette syndrome misconceptions only one battle for patients

... with Tourette is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), though the cause of this association is uncertain. Having one disorder can be disabling enough, but having two means ... can make to have accurate information about this disorder and better medications," she says. Tourette ...
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