Janssen Announces Health Canada Approval of CABENUVA ™, the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
Cork, Ireland, March 20, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that Health Canada has approved CABENUVA™ (cabotegravir and rilpivirine extended release injectable suspensions), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. CABENUVA™ is indicated as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults to replace the current antiretroviral regimen in patients who are virologically stable and suppressed (HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies per milliliter [mL]). CABENUVA™, a co-packaged kit with ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Discovery of genes involved in the biosynthesis of antidepressant
(Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research) Summary:- St. John's Wort Hypericum perforatum is an ancient medicinal plant. It is known for the mild antidepressant properties of its bioactive compound hypericin, which is produced in the dark glands of the plant.- By investigating the flowers of St. John's Wort, researchers identified genes involved in dark gland development and the biosynthesis of hypericin.- The findings were published in the Plant Biotechnology Journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 6, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamins for Depression
In trying to cope with the debilitating symptoms of depression, people often turn to vitamins, supplements, herbs, or home remedies first. And it’s no wonder — such efforts to alleviate symptoms are often far less expensive and easier to obtain. For some, it may be a part of their rationalization that their depression “isn’t all that bad,” if it can be treated with vitamins and supplements. Many people find relief in taking vitamins and supplements for depression. It is also one of the most well-researched topics, so we know what the science has to say about the efficacy of such treatments. Bu...
Source: Psych Central - September 3, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Tags: Depression Diet & Nutrition General Medications Miscellaneous Drugs supplements for depression vitamins for depression Source Type: news

The pros and cons of taking St. John's wort: What you need to know
(Natural News) You might have heard that St. John’s wort is a great natural remedy for depression. You can get this herbal supplement without ever visiting a doctor, and many people report noticeable improvements after taking it. However, it’s not a good treatment for everyone. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physiologically based pharmacokinetic modelling of hyperforin to predict drug interactions with St John's wort - Adiwidjaja J, Boddy AV, McLachlan AJ.
The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model for hyperforin (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Depression - St. John's Wort
Title: Depression - St. John's WortCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:05 PM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Study examines medicinal compound in plant roots
(Wiley) Xanthones are specialized metabolites with antimicrobial properties that are found in the roots of medicinal plants called Hypericum perforatum, also known as St. John's wort. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

St. John's wort
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)-Induced Psychosis St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)-Induced Psychosis
Was the commonly used herbal remedy St John's wort a precipitating factor in this young man's psychosis?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Herbal Remedies for OCD and Anxiety Disorders
Many people have tried herbal remedies for OCD and other anxiety disorders including St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum). Find out more here. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - March 5, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Class 2 medicines recall: St Johns Wort tablets
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall (action within 48 hours) at patient, pharmacy and retail level for specific batches of St John&rsqu (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - February 8, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Depression and Complementary Health Approaches
Many individuals with depression turn to complementary health approaches as an adjunct to or in place of conventional treatment. Although these approaches are commonly used and readily available in the marketplace, many of these treatments have not been rigorously studied for depression. For this reason, it’s important that you understand the benefits and risks of these complementary approaches to advise your patients. A Task Force on Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the American Psychiatric Association conducted a review in 2010 of complementary approaches in psychiatry and found that, based on the qua...
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - October 20, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCAM Source Type: news

Herbal Remedies for OCD
Alternative medicines such as herbal remedies have been growing in popularity in both Europe and North America. Many people have tried herbal remedies for OCD. One of the most popular herbal remedies for OCD is St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum). Read more to find out of if St. John's Wort is an effective remedy for OCD. (Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Source: About.com Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news