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Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2017.03.16]
The smoking cessation drug varenicline may help treat cognitive deficits in schizophrenia patients who smoke and allay worsening cognition when they try to quit.
Medscape Medical News
First physiological test for schizophrenia and depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
Researchers have found a new way of using proteins in nerve cells to identify people with depression and schizophrenia.
Major research project provides new clues to schizophrenia
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2017.03.15]
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet collaborating in the large-scale Karolinska Schizophrenia Project are taking an integrative approach to unravel the disease mechanisms of schizophrenia.
Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2017.03.15]
Title: Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia
Category: Health News
Created: 3/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
Depression or Early Schizophrenia? New Biomarker May Tell
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2017.03.14]
Researchers believe they have identified a biomarker that may distinguish depression from schizophrenia in a finding that may have implications for earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Medscape Medical News
Changes in RNA splicing: A new mechanism for genetic risk in schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
New research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia.
Pitt bioinformatics study provides clues to relationship between schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2017.02.28]
An in-depth computational analysis of genetic variants implicated in both schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh points to eight genes that may...
Schizophrenia begins in the womb, study suggests
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.02.28]
Researchers have uncovered an abnormal genomic pathway that impairs early brain development to increase susceptibility to schizophrenia.
Is insufficient weight gain during pregnancy associated with schizophrenia spectrum disorders in children later in life?
Source: Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today [2017.02.24]
Insufficient weight gain during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for nonaffective psychosis - or schizophrenia spectrum disorders - in children later in life in a study that used data...
Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2017.02.23]
Title: Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2017.02.22]
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 7/24/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
B vitamins may improve schizophrenia symptoms
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.02.16]
The first meta-analysis of its kind reviews data from 18 clinical trials to conclude that B vitamins have a positive effect on schizophrenia symptoms.
Scientists find chemical pathway responsible for schizophrenia symptoms
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.02.09]
A new mouse study shows that adjusting the levels of kynurenic acid in the brain may significantly impact the symptoms of schizophrenia.
'Mirror game' test could secure early detection of schizophrenia, study shows
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.02.03]
Virtual reality could hold the key to unlocking an affordable, reliable and effective device to provide early diagnosis and management of schizophrenia.
Nicotine may help treat schizophrenia, study finds
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.01.25]
A new study finds the chemical compound may be key in normalizing brain deficits commonly associated with schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.
Schizophrenia could directly increase risk of diabetes
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2017.01.16]
People with early schizophrenia are at an increased risk of developing diabetes, even when the effects of antipsychotic drugs, diet and exercise are taken out of the equation, according to an...
Marijuana use and schizophrenia: New evidence suggests link
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.12.26]
Recent findings appear to reconfirm evidence of a two-way link between schizophrenia and cannabis use, suggesting that one leads to the other.
Sleep disruption has genetic links with obesity, schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.12.20]
Genome analysis of over 112,500 participants in the UK Biobank links self-reported sleep disruption to obesity, restless legs syndrome, and schizophrenia.
ADHD and Schizophrenia: Similarities and Differences
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2016.12.06]
ADHD and schizophrenia are two different disorders, but there is an overlap in symptoms. Learn about their causes, symptoms, and treatments.
MicroRNA may give clue to schizophrenia's 'voices'
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.11.29]
Research using a mouse model of schizophrenia unearths clues about the origin of auditory hallucinations and the potential for innovative, new treatments.
Schizophrenia: Researchers pinpoint rare genetic risk variants
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.11.28]
An international team of 260 researchers has identified several rare genetic variations that can raise the risk of schizophrenia by up to 60-fold.
Largest study of its kind finds rare genetic variations linked to schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.11.24]
Many of the genetic variations that increase risk for schizophrenia are rare, making it difficult to study their role in the disease.
Common sets of genes disrupted in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.10.28]
Studying brain tissue from deceased donors, Johns Hopkins scientists have found common groups of genes disrupted among people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.
Schizophrenia risk increased with alcohol, drug abuse
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.10.21]
The links between schizophrenia and drug abuse are a hotly debated topic. A new Danish study casts their net wide and gleams new insight.
Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatment
Source: MedicineNet bupropion Specialty [2016.08.26]
Title: Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatment
Created: 9/27/2010 9:31:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2016 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.
Defect in non-coding DNA could cause brain disorders like severe language impairment
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.14]
Genetic variation in the non-coding DNA may contribute to language impairments in children and other neurodevelopmental disorders including schizophrenia, autism, and bipolar disorder, scientists...
Schizophrenic stem cells do not differentiate properly into neurons
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.11.02]
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute have used human-induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) to identify a characteristic of abnormal brain development in schizophrenia.
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.