Antipsychotics Cause Rapid Weight Gain in Youth, Zucker Hillside Hospital and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Study  
10/28/2009 7:30:24 AM

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Reuters – Up to a third of children and adolescents who took common antipsychotic drugs for the first time became overweight or obese in as little as 11 weeks, raising their risk for diabetes and heart disease, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.