2010 - Review: Evidence for the effectiveness of prophylactic drugs for tension-type headache in adults is limited
- Aggressive Lipid Lowering Does Not Improve Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes. Van Venrooij, Francine V.; Van De Ree, Marcel A.; Bots, Michiel L.; Stolk, Ronald P.; Huisman, Menno V.; Banga, J. D. // Diabetes Care;Jul2002, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p1211
OBJECTIVE -- Endothelial dysfunction is considered an important early marker of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk and is currently used as a surrogate end point for cardiovascular risk in clinical trials. Type 2 diabetic patients show a characteristic dyslipidemia. Aggressive lipid...
- Abrupt response to antidepressant may be a placebo effect. // Geriatrics;Aug93, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p66
Reports on a study indicating that an abrupt nonpersistent response to an antidepressant is most likely the result of a placebo effect. Examination of depressed patients treated with either imiprame or phenelzine; Rate of maintenance of patients with nonpersistent response; Need for physicians...
- Viloxazine: assessment of potential rapid antidepressant action. Edwards, J. Guy // British Medical Journal;11/19/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6098, p1327
Assesses the potential rapid antidepressant action of viloxazine. Pharmacological properties of viloxazine; Comparison between the efficacy of viloxazone and placebo; Side effects of viloxazone.
- Can a sugar pill replace your Zoloft? // Consumer Reports;Jul2010, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p30
The article discusses research which has shown that placebos can be nearly as effective as antidepressants for many patients, and the problems with attempting to apply this fact in the actual practice of medicine.
- In This Issue. // Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Oct2009, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p341
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a discussion on placebo effect, the issue of antidepressant medications in youth and cognitive disorders including Alzheimer's disease.
- Not tonight, dear... // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Aug98, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p34
Presents information on a research conducted by Johns Hopkins University researchers on tension headaches suffered by Americans. Age group of American women who suffer more from tension headaches.
- Scientists Study FDA's Database On Placebos for Depressed Patients. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2001, Issue 81, p6
Focuses on the results of antidepressants tested against placebos in trials with depressed patients. Reduction of ethical concerns of using placebos; Decrease of suicidal attempts and depressive symptoms; Basis of the research data.
- 'Low doses of antidepressants work'. // GP: General Practitioner;11/4/2002, p2
Focuses on the effectiveness of prescribing low-dose of tricyclic drugs for depression. Comparison of effectiveness of tricyclic drugs in comparison to placebo; Specifications for doses of tricyclic drugs; Risk of side-effects from high dose of tricyclic drugs.
- Delayed Onset of Action of Antidepressants: Fact or Fiction? Stassen, H.H.; Angst, J. // CNS Drugs;1998, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p177
In standard drug trials comparing antidepressants with placebo, a period of typically 3 weeks is required before formal statistical significance between treatments is achieved. This delay has often been interpreted as indicating a delayed onset of action of antidepressants. However, detailed...