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Clozapine Best Antipsychotic for Schizophrenia?
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2016.07.21]
Real-world observational data suggest clozapine is the most effective and quetiapine is the least effective in schizophrenia.
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Evista Blunts Symptoms in Women With Schizophrenia
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2016.07.21]
(MedPage Today) -- No safety issues in small study, but thromboembolic risk remains concern
Clozapine shows better efficacy in children with schizophrenia than in adults
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry 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.
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.
No genetic link between smaller subcortical brain volumes and risk for schizophrenia
Source: Bipolar 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...
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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.
What Is Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome?
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2016.07.18]
Dr Donna McDonald-McGinn discusses how research into this microdeletion syndrome is shining a light on related conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and congenital heart disease.
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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...
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.