News related to Prolixin (Fluphenazine) and/or conditions it is approved for
Schizophrenia Relapse and Treatment Linked to Brain Loss
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2013.06.12]
New research highlights the importance of preventing psychosis relapse and using the lowest effective antipsychotic dose to do so.
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Improving The Analysis Of Medical Images To Facilitate The Study Of Psychotic Disorders
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2013.05.29]
A team of researchers from the UPNA/NUP-Public University of Navarre has developed new superresolution and segmentation methods for magnetic resonance images so that they can be applied to the structural study of psychosis...
In The Brain High Levels Of Glutamate May Kick-Start Schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2013.04.22]
An excess of the brain neurotransmitter glutamate may cause a transition to psychosis in people who are at risk for schizophrenia, reports a study from investigators at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) published in the current issue of Neuron...
New Gene Variant May Explain Psychotic Features In Bipolar Disorder
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2013.03.06]
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found an explanation for why the level of kynurenic acid (KYNA) is higher in the brains of people with schizophrenia or bipolar disease with psychosis. The study, which is published in the scientific periodical Molecular Psychiatry, identifies a gene variant associated with an increased production of KYNA...