News related to Zyprexa (Olanzapine) and/or conditions it is approved for
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.
Early Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Reduces Risk Of Psychosis
Source: Mental Health News From Medical News Today [2013.04.23]
Young people seeking help who are at high risk of developing psychosis could significantly reduce their chances of going on to develop a full-blown psychotic illness by getting early access to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), new research shows...
In The Brain High Levels Of Glutamate May Kick-Start Schizophrenia
Source: Anxiety / Stress 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...