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MicroRNA may give clue to schizophrenia's 'voices'
Source: Genetics 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: Genetics 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: Psychology / Psychiatry 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.
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2016.10.24]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
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 secrets found hidden in the folds of DNA
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.10.20]
Schizophrenia-related genes have already been identified, but their roles were unclear. New techniques provide a fresh understanding. Folding is the key.
Rare damaging mutations increase risk for schizophrenia and decrease educational attainment in healthy individuals
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.10.04]
Very rare genetic mutations that disrupt the function of genes are common in patients with schizophrenia and are also associated with fewer months of formal education in healthy individuals, report...
Medication against schizophrenia inhibits pancreatic cancer
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.09.09]
A receptor for the dopamine neurotransmitter promotes growth and spread of pancreatic cancer - and schizophrenia drugs, which block the function of this receptor, slowed tumor growth and metastatic...
Sleep apnoea blamed for schizophrenia complications
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.08.29]
Undiagnosed sleep apnoea is being blamed for high rates of cardiovascular disease and memory loss among people with schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia: Symptoms, Types, Causes, Treatment
Source: MedicineNet aripiprazole 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
Schizophrenia symptoms eased with aerobic exercise
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.08.12]
Around 12 weeks of aerobic exercise was found to significantly improve the cognitive functioning of individuals with schizophrenia in a new study.
In search of neurobiological factors for schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.08.11]
It is impossible to predict the onset of schizophrenic psychosis. If factors linked to a risk of psychosis can be identified, however, these may yield significant insights into its underlying...
Longer duration of untreated childhood schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis predicts poorer outcomes
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.08.04]
A review of 35 studies of early-onset schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis (EOS) identified the most common psychotic symptoms and the disorders that most often co-occur in children and adolescents...
Clozapine shows better efficacy in children with schizophrenia than in adults
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.07.13]
Childhood-onset schizophrenia is a rare, severe, and difficult to treat form of the disease, but a new study suggests that children show a stronger response to clozapine than to other antipsychotic...
Analysis of genetic repeats suggests role for DNA instability in schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia 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.
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.
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.
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.
Men's mental health influenced by blood pressure, heart rate in adolescence
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2016.10.27]
High blood pressure and high heart rate experienced in male teenage years may lead to an increased risk of OCD, schizophrenia, and anxiety disorders.
Stress hormone link with psychosis
Source: Schizophrenia 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: Bipolar 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.
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.