Saturday, June 17, 2006

Antidepressants may increase diabetes risk (Diabetes Mellitus)

Antidepressants may increase diabetes risk
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jun 12 8:15 AM
Study findings show that there is a link between the use of antidepressant drugs and diabetes, investigators here at the 66th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association announced. This is the first report of such an association, they say.Save to My Web

Scientists Develop Potential New Epilepsy Drug
Science Daily - Jun 15 5:29 AM
New and safer compounds for treatment of epilepsy patients and those suffering from other neural disorders have been developed by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Pharmacy.Save to My Web

Define Diabetes Differently, Expert Says in Nat'l Award Speech
Newswise - Jun 12 2:17 PM
In order to truly confront the nation's diabetes epidemic and head off its potentially devastating long-term health and economic effects, America needs to re-think the way it defines and detects the disease, a Univ. of Michigan expert said recently after receiving a prestigious national award for diabetes research.Save to My Web

Clinical Trials Update: June 16, 2006
HealthDay via Yahoo! News - Jun 16 9:02 AM
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of Thomson CenterWatch:Save to My Web

Novartis v. Merck over diabetes
CNN Money - Jun 13 7:34 AM
WASHINGTON ( - Merck and Novartis both released studies on experimental diabetes drugs Tuesday, painting a picture of an imminent market face-off between potential blockbusters.Save to My Web

Positive study data for Novo Nordisk diabetes drug
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Jun 16 3:00 AM
The findings from the study, part of a larger, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial conducted over 14 weeks, specifically showed that liraglutide increased the maximum capacity of beta cells to secrete insulin.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus