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Novel Biomarkers of Early Schizophrenia Identified
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2016.06.24]
MRI techniques reveal changes in the brains of rats that may denote early signs of schizophrenia, a discovery that could pave the way for early diagnosis and treatment of the disease in humans.
Medscape Medical News

Analysis of genetic repeats suggests role for DNA instability in schizophrenia
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2016.06.24]
Variations in the number of DNA sequence repeats are known to exist between individuals.

European Commission approves TREVICTA (paliperidone palmitate 3-monthly injection), for schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.06.02]
Janssen has announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved the use of TREVICTA® (paliperidone palmitate, a 3-'monthly injection) for the maintenance treatment of schizophrenia.

Smoking while pregnant linked to schizophrenia in offspring
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.05.24]
Smoking during pregnancy may affect the mental health of offspring, increasing their risk of schizophrenia by 38 percent, new research suggests.

Schizophrenia, bipolar tied to yeast infection
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.05.05]
Research finds a history of Candida yeast infection is more common in men with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and in women with these illnesses who have memory problems.

Chemical in marijuana shows promise in treating schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.05.05]
According to new research at Western University, marijuana is the ultimate contradiction; at least when it comes to schizophrenia.

Origin of synaptic pruning process linked to learning, autism and schizophrenia identified
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
Research led by SUNY Downstate Medical Center has identified a brain receptor that appears to initiate adolescent synaptic pruning, a process believed necessary for learning, but one that appears to...

Genetic data uncovers multiple facets of schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.28]
Four different genetic mutations appear to account for four distinct forms of schizophrenia. This could mean more targeted therapy options for 1 in 3 patients with the condition.

Pitt computational model finds new protein-protein interactions in schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.28]
Approach Can Shed New Light on Biological Processes Affected by the Mental Illness.

Smoking and schizophrenia: understanding and breaking the cycle of addiction
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.18]
Smoking addiction in schizophrenia can be explained by significantly increased activation of the ventro-medial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC), a region involved in the brain reward system.

For young people with schizophrenia, physical and mental exercises offer hope
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.07]
Workouts appear to trigger 'Miracle-Gro for the brain' that restores connections between neurons, UCLA researchers find.

No genetic link between smaller subcortical brain volumes and risk for schizophrenia
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2016.02.09]
There is no evidence of genetic overlap between risk for schizophrenia and brain volume measures, according to researchers in a global study that examined the genes that drive the development of...

Schizophrenia
Source: MedicineNet aripiprazole Specialty [2016.02.02]
Title: Schizophrenia
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Schizophrenia and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2012.02.14]
Title: Schizophrenia and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Category: WebMD Second Source
Created: 11/3/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2012 12:00:00 AM

Zyprexa in schizophrenia shown to prevent brain loss
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine) was found to decrease brain loss in schizophrenia patients according to the Archives of General Psychiatry.

Second-Generation Antipsychotics Offer Better Quality of Life
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2016.06.24]
Schizophrenia patients taking a second-generation drug reported better quality of life compared with those taking first-generation agents.
Medscape Medical News

Antipsychotics May Boost Risk of Movement Disorders (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2016.06.23]
(MedPage Today) -- Cross-sectional data suggest link in patients with depression and schizophrenia

Stress hormone link with psychosis
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2016.06.03]
JCU Associate Professor Zoltan Sarnyai said it was the first meta-analysis study to compare the level of cortisol in a waking patient's body with the stage of schizophrenia they are suffering.

Epigenetic study of lactose intolerance may shed light on the origin of mental illness
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.05.10]
A new study on the epigenetics of lactose intolerance may provide an approach to understanding schizophrenia and other complex, serious illnesses.

Study may explain gene's role in major psychiatric disorders
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2016.04.27]
Gene associated with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, ADHD, and depression linked to brain cell death in mice.

The gates of serotonin: Cracking the workings of a notorious receptor
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.22]
The receptor is involved in many disorders, including schizophrenia, anxiety, and chemotherapy nausea.

Major mental health project aims to uncover root causes of social withdrawal
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.12]
A major European funding initiative aims to unpick the biological reasons underlying social withdrawal, which is a common early symptom of, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Major Depressive...

Risk allele for side effects induced by Clozapine identified
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.07]
Clozapine (CLZ) is a "gold standard" drug for managing treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS), who do not respond adequately to first-line antipsychotics.

Refugees have a substantially higher risk of psychotic disorders
Source: Aid / Disasters News From Medical News Today [2016.03.15]
Refugees face a substantially higher risk of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, compared to non-refugee migrants from the same regions of origin, finds a study published in The BMJ.

Study shows genetic counseling helps psychiatric patients
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.02.25]
A new University of British Columbia study shows that genetic counselling helps patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and similar conditions understand and cope with their illness.

Many adults with severe mental illness not being screened for diabetes
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.11.09]
Many patients in the California public mental health care system with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, who were taking antipsychotic medications were not screened...

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