First AstraZeneca Seroquel Injury Trial To Start Monday

First AstraZeneca Seroquel Injury Trial To Start Monday - "A New Jersey jury next week will be the first to hear accusations that AstraZeneca PLC's (AZN, ASN.LN) blockbuster antipsychotic drug Seroquel caused diabetes, and that the drug maker failed to properly warn of the risks.It will be the first public airing in one of the more high-profile sets of personal-injury lawsuits surrounding a major drug since Merck & Co.'s (MRK) Vioxx litigation in the mid-2000s. Seroquel is one of... Read More

Antipsychotic Drugs Add To Kids’ Weight – NPR Health Blog : NPR

Antipsychotic Drugs Add To Kids' Weight - NPR Health Blog : NPR: "Antipsychotic drugs used in kids can carry a steep health cost. Many children gain an unhealthy amount of weight after just a few months on the medicines.Research just published in JAMA found the drugs led to weight gains ranging from about 10 to 19 pounds, depending on the medicine, in about 11 weeks. The analysis looked at popular brand-name drugs Abilify, Risperdal, Seroquel and Zyprexa."... Read More