TV News LIES

Friday, Feb 12th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Health Newer Antipsychotics No Better in Kids

Newer Antipsychotics No Better in Kids

E-mail Print PDF

Widely prescribed, newer-generation antipsychotic drugs are no more effective for the treatment of schizophrenia in children and teens than older, cheaper drugs, a government-funded study shows.

Under the direction of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), researchers compared two of the newer drugs, known as atypical antipsychotics, to an older-generation antipsychotic. They found no major differences in treatment outcomes, but big differences in side effects among young patients taking the newer and older drugs.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote naloxone without prescription

walgreensWalgreens has launched a strategy to combat prescription drug abuse by allowing the sale of heroin...

Millions could die as world unprepared for pandemics, says UN

pandemicsA global epidemic far worse than the Ebola outbreak is a real possibility and could kill...

Federal report: Florida among states with significant drop in uninsured

Drop in uninsured in many statesEight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health...

NFL Insists Football Is Safe Even As List Of Players With CTE Grows

NFL ignores CTEThe Super Bowl is a beloved American tradition, with a heavy cash flow that leads back...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!