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New Drug Approvals: FDA Clears First Generic Version of Seizure Drug Sabril (Vigabatrin)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of the antiseizure medication Sabril (vigabatrin,manufactured by Lundbeck).... Read more »

School Day Shortened For Hundreds With Disabilities, Suit Claims

The parents of children with autism and other developmental disabilities are suing the state of Oregon over claims that the children... Read more »

Wearable Ultrasound Patch Tracks Blood Pressure

Researchers have now engineered a blood pressure sensor that uses ultrasound technology and can be worn as a flexible skin patch,... Read more »

Low-Dose Aspirin and Minocycline as Treatments for Bipolar Depression

Findings that inflammatory processes can contribute to psychiatric syndromes have inspired studies examining whether anti-inflammatory drugs could help patients with these... Read more »

New Life For Old Drugs?

Cholesterol, Diabetes, and Blood Pressure medications may help treat serious mental Illness as evidenced by a  large observational study. Investigators found... Read more »

Propranolol as an Adjunctive Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The beta-adrenergic–receptor blocker propranolol reduces physical symptoms of anxiety such as tachycardia and sweating and, when paired with exposure therapy, can... Read more »

Drugs In The Works To Treat Autism’s Core Symptoms

Federal regulators put two experimental drugs targeting autism’s core symptoms on a fast track for testing and approval this year, but... Read more »

New Drug Approvals: FDA OKs Prucalopride (Motegrity) for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved prucalopride tablets  for adults with chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).  CIC affects roughly... Read more »

Lawmakers Revive Plan to Curb Restraint, Seclusion in Schools

Democrats in Congress introduced a bill known as the Keeping All Students Safe Act last month. The measure would bar seclusion... Read more »

FDA Approves First Digital Inhaler With Tracking App

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first and only digital inhaler with a built-in sensor that connects... Read more »