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Booster ShotsChildren and adolescents who started on any one of four psychiatric drugs known as "atypical antipsychotics" packed on a significant amount of weight, new research has found. And three of the four psychiatric medications under study came with metabolic...
Booster ShotsThe Federal Drug Administration on Friday issued a warning to doctors that adolescents taking the drug olanzapine have an "increased potential" -- in comparison with adults taking the new-generation antipsychotic drug -- for weight gain and metabolic...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAbout a year ago, patients began trooping into the office of UCLA psychiatrist Andrew Leuchter, asking whether an antipsychotic drug called Abilify "might be right for them." Few appeared to be delusional, plagued by hallucinations or suffering fearsome...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWeek after week, viewers tuning in to the hit reality series "The Osbournes" saw the star of the show in a perpetual stupor. With cameras rolling, Ozzy Osbourne fell on his backside into the surf off Malibu. He passed out during a party at the Beverly...
The Medicine CabinetQ: My daughter has schizophrenia. The psychiatrist at her mental health center prescribed an antipsychotic drug. I know some of these drugs increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease. What sort of clinical monitoring do you advise? A:...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- When Roseann Shull was undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, the standard drugs weren't working to relieve nausea caused by the chemotherapy agents. "I pretty much was nauseous all the time. I had lots of headaches," said Shull, 53,...
The Hartford CourantTwo Miami men were charged Thursday with the sensational theft of $80 million in pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly Co. warehouse in Enfield two years ago, federal authorities said Thursday. Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, Cuban...
Feds arrest two Cuban citizens for $80 million Enfield drug theft - the biggest pharmaceutical heist in historyTwo Cuban nationals have been arrested in Florida and charged with taking part in the biggest drug heist in history, which also happened to be the biggest theft in Connecticut history. Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, were indicted...
Tags: Lilly Eli & Co, Prozac (drug), Theft, FBI, Rentals
The FBI arrested two men from Miami for stealing $80 million in medicine from an Eli Lilly warehouse. Investigators say Amaury Villa and his brother, Amed, are behind the biggest heist of pharmaceuticals ever. Police say in March 2010, the Villas got...
Tags: Lilly Eli & Co, Prozac (drug), Drugs and Medicines, Theft, FBI
The biggest theft in the history of Connecticut and in the history of the pharmaceutical industry — $75 million worth of drugs stolen from an Enfield warehouse — remains an unsolved mystery after more than two years. No one's been arrested...
A couple who ran a San Marino pharmacy have pleaded not guilty to charges of participating in an $18-million Medicare fraud scheme with a Glendale medical firm. Phic Lim, 47, and his wife and business partner Theana Khou, 39, of Pasadena, were among 15...
Tags: Fraud, Corporate Crime, Lawyers, Medicare, Hospitals and Clinics
Eli Lilly shares dropped Thursday after experts forecasted a steeper-than-expected earnings drop this year. Thursday’s drop was just $1 per share but shares are expected to continue to decline because the company's patent for anti-psychotic drug...
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