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Neuroscientists suggest link between defects in fatty acid transport proteins and schizophrenia, autism
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.07.17]
Using diverse methodologies, neuroscientists from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute report that defects in Fatty Acid Binding Proteins (FABPs) may help to explain the pathology in some cases of...
Schizophrenia patients have significant impairments in their ability to control working memory
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2014.07.16]
The inability to ignore irrelevant stimuli underlies the impaired working memory and cognition often experienced by individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, reports a new study in the current issue...
Inflammation in maternal blood linked to schizophrenia in offspring
Source: Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
Maternal inflammation as indicated by the presence in maternal blood of early gestational C-reactive protein - an established inflammatory biomarker - appears to be associated with greater risk for...
Symptoms of schizophrenia possible following sleep deprivation
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2014.07.09]
Twenty-four hours of sleep deprivation can lead to conditions in healthy persons similar to the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Brain cell development affected by schizophrenia-associated gene variation
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.07.07]
Johns Hopkins researchers have begun to connect the dots between a schizophrenia-linked genetic variation and its effect on the developing brain.
Schizophrenia risk 'increased by genetic variation'
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.07.07]
Past research has suggested that people with schizophrenia have certain genetic variations. Now, a new study provides clues as to how one variation affects brain cell development.
Unprecedented 3-D view of important brain receptor has implications for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, schizophrenia, depression
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
New details on the NMDA receptor could aid development of drugs for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression, other neurological disordersResearchers with Oregon Health & Science University's Vollum...
Schizophrenia Quiz: Test Your Mental Health IQ
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2014.06.30]
Title: Schizophrenia Quiz: Test Your Mental Health IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/26/2011 2:23:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/30/2014 5:06:48 PM
Schizophrenia and cannabis use may have genetic link
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.25]
New study finds that genes known to increase risk of schizophrenia may also increase likelihood of cannabis use, while not ruling out cannabis use itself as a cause of the disease.
Social behavior tied to activity in specific brain circuit: finding has implications for autism, social anxiety, schizophrenia, depression
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.06.23]
A team of Stanford University investigators has linked a particular brain circuit to mammals' tendency to interact socially.
Placental marker of prenatal stress linked to brain mitochondrial dysfunction; increased risk for autism, schizophrenia
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2014.06.20]
When a woman experiences a stressful event early in pregnancy, the risk of her child developing autism spectrum disorders or schizophrenia increases.
INVEGA® - European approval to extend its adult indication for treatment of schizophrenia to include adolescents aged 15 years and older
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.11]
Janssen-Cilag International NV has announced that the European Commission has approved an extension of the oral atypical antipsychotic INVEGA® (paliperidone ER) schizophrenia indication, to...
A disruption in a brain circuit may contribute to the auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified problems in a connection between brain structures that may predispose individuals to hearing the "voices" that are a common symptom of...
Research points to brain's glutamate signaling in autism, ADHD, schizophrenia
Source: ADHD News From Medical News Today [2014.06.09]
A large new analysis of DNA from thousands of patients has uncovered several underlying gene networks with potentially important roles in autism.
Study links air pollution to autism, schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.09]
A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives describes how exposure to air pollution early in life produces harmful changes in the brains of mice, including an enlargement...
Study shows increasing rates of premature death and violent crime in people with schizophrenia since 1970s
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.04]
New research, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, shows that rates of adverse outcomes, including premature death and violent crime, in people with schizophrenia are increasing, compared to...
Premature Death, Suicides Up Among People With Schizophrenia, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2014.06.04]
Title: Premature Death, Suicides Up Among People With Schizophrenia, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 6/4/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
NMDA receptor malfunction implicated in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression, schizophrenia, autism, and stroke
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.06.02]
Biologists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) report that they have succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological...
Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2014.05.30]
Title: Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
Category: Health News
Created: 5/30/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Researchers find a genetic overlap between schizophrenia and autism
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.04.30]
New mutations - implicated in both schizophrenia and autism - have been identified in genes that play a role in epigenetic regulation, according to a new study.
Source: MedicineNet aripiprazole Specialty [2014.04.11]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/11/2014 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.
Researcher aiming to loosen the grip of severe mental illness
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
A neuroscientist at Rutgers University-Newark says the human brain operates much the same whether active or at rest - a finding that could provide a better understanding of schizophrenia, bipolar...
Children at risk for mental disorders experience communication breakdown in brain networks supporting attention
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.06.10]
Attention deficits are central to psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, and are thought to precede the presentation of the illnesses.