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'Game Changer' for First-Episode Schizophrenia
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2015.06.25]
A long-acting injectable antipsychotic proved far superior to an oral antipsychotic after a first psychotic episode and should be first-line treatment, new research suggests.
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Schizophrenia: Data shows symptomatic patients treated with XEPLION benefit from initiation early within a hospital stay
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.06.18]
Janssen-Cilag International NV has announced results of the HOSPItal Use of Paliperidone Palmitate: A Prospective Non-Interventional Study (HOSPIPalm study) at the 12th World Congress of Biological...
Study finds genetic link between creativity and schizophrenia, bipolar
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.06.09]
New research finds people with creative professions or hobbies - such as musicians and artists - are more likely to have genetic variants linked to schizophrenia and bipolar.
Genetic variation of stress hormone receptor may affect vulnerability to major depression; schizophrenia; neurodevelopmental disorders
Source: Autism News From Medical News Today [2015.06.04]
Three papers on the genetics of psychiatric disorders published June 3 in Neuron1.
New strong evidence for neurological cause of schizophrenia
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2015.06.04]
A study finds strong evidence that a number of disease-linked mutations that disrupt the delicate chemical balance of signaling in the brain help cause schizophrenia.
Scientists produce strongest evidence yet of schizophrenia's causes
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.06.04]
An international team of scientists led by Cardiff University researchers has provided the strongest evidence yet of what causes schizophrenia - a condition that affects around 1% of the global...
Weak electric current to the brain may improve thinking in people with schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.05.28]
Lightly stimulating the brain with electricity may improve short-term memory in people with schizophrenia, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
How a schizophrenia risk gene affects the brain
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.05.22]
Scientists have for the first time shown how the disruption of a key gene involved in mental illness impacts on the brain.
Source: MedicineNet Bipolar Disorder Specialty [2015.05.14]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Advanced MRI scans could help predict people at risk of schizophrenia
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.05.12]
New scanning methods which map the wiring of the brain could provide a valuable new tool to predict people at risk of schizophrenia, according to a new study.
TSRI scientists find molecular trigger of schizophrenia-like behaviors and brain changes
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a molecule in the brain that triggers schizophrenia-like behaviors, brain changes and global gene expression in an animal model.
Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People With Schizophrenia
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2015.04.06]
Title: Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People With Schizophrenia
Category: Health News
Created: 4/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
An evolutionary approach reveals new clues toward understanding the roots of schizophrenia
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Is mental illness simply the evolutionary toll humans have to pay in return for our unique and superior cognitive abilities when compared to all other species?
Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care
Source: MedicineNet olanzapine Specialty [2014.12.04]
Title: Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care
Category: Health News
Created: 12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2014 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.
Medical research not addressing patient and clinician priorities
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.06.25]
Research on treatments for health problems, such as diabetes, stroke and schizophrenia, is not being focused on the treatments considered most important by patients and clinicians, according to a...
Cat ownership in childhood linked to greater risk of later-life mental illness
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2015.06.08]
New research has linked cat ownership in childhood with greater later-life risk of schizophrenia and other mental disorders, attributing the link to the parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
Brandeis researchers identify potential cause of schizophrenic symptoms
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.05.11]
Abnormal brain waves may provide drug target for therapeutic treatmentsSchizophrenia affects millions of people worldwide but the cause of its wide-ranging symptoms remains largely unknown.
With kids' antipsychotic treatment on the rise, study looks at prescriber decision-making
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.03.04]
More kids nationwide are taking medications designed to treat such mental illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and pediatricians and psychiatrists at the University of Vermont want to...