Psychiatric Drugs

Study: High Fructose Intake May Drive Aggressive Behaviors, ADHD, More

Study: High Fructose Intake May Drive Aggressive Behaviors, ADHD, More

Diets high in sugar may increase a person's risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder and aggressive behaviors, according to a report published Friday by the journal Evolution and Human Behavior. Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus suggest that fructose, a component of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, and uric acid, a fructose metabolite, may work to bring about the onset of these disorders in those genetically predisposed to them. By lowering energy in cells, fructose "triggers a foraging response similar to what occurs in starvation," which effectively stimulates behaviors such as risk taking, impulsivity, ...
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Paris Hilton Releases New Documentary “This is Paris”, Reveals That She Was Subjected to MKULTRA-Style Abuse

Paris Hilton Releases New Documentary “This is Paris”, Reveals That She Was Subjected to MKULTRA-Style Abuse

The documentary “This is Paris” reveals that Paris Hilton was abducted and forced to attend a school that engaged in MKULTRA-style torture. Maybe unwillingly, the documentary also shows how Paris is still under the control of powerful handlers. If one recalls the early 2000s, you might remember douchebags wearing Ed Hardy trucker hats and everyone being obsessed with Paris Hilton. Mostly known for wearing sunglasses, and saying “That’s hot”, Paris was the original “why is she famous?” celebrity. The reality TV show The Simple Life crystalized her “spoiled dumb blond” persona as the entire series revolved around her being clueless and ...
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Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Connected to Elevated Risk of ADHD

Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Connected to Elevated Risk of ADHD

Date: February 10, 2020 Source: University of Turku Summary: The risk of ADHD was 34 percent higher in children whose mother had a vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy than in those children whose mother's vitamin D level was sufficient during the first and second trimesters. The result was adjusted for maternal age, socioeconomic status and psychiatric history. "Alongside genotype, prenatal factors such as vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, can influence the development of ADHD" says MD Minna Sucksdorff from the University of Turku, Finland. The study is the first population-level research to demonstrate an association between low maternal vitamin ...
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Report: New drug-pricing data shows stunning hikes—one whopping 667% increase

Report: New drug-pricing data shows stunning hikes—one whopping 667% increase

Big Pharma’s business model is working great…for them. They are racking in billions getting people hooked on their drugs and then hiking the prices up 667% in some cases. According to ARS Technica, new drug-pricing data is showing massive and stunning hikes. One drug’s price has risen by a whopping 667%. This price hike is well over the cost of inflation. By law, drug makers are required to report their price increases quarterly. This is the first report from the new law and includes data on drugs that had price increases of 16% or more over their January 2017 ...
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Antidepressants for Seniors Have Doubled in Two Decades

Antidepressants for Seniors Have Doubled in Two Decades

Depression is common in older adults, occurring in 2% of those aged 55 years and older and rising with increasing age. Many more — from 10% to 15% — struggle with depressive symptoms, although they may not have been diagnosed with major depression.1 That being said, there’s been a major rise in the number of antidepressants being prescribed for older adults over the last two decades, without a similarly sharp increase in the number depressed, according to a study published in The British Journal of Psychiatry.2 The findings suggest seniors may be being overprescribed antidepressant drugs, which could have ...
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