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Wednesday Apr 16 | SBWire

Schizophrenia: Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022, New Report Launched

Schizophrenia is a persistent long-term brain disorder that causes severe, debilitating psychotic episodes.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | BioMed Central

"Clozapine makes me quite drowsy, so when I wake up in the morning...

Research has shown that individuals with schizophrenia use caffeine at higher rates than the general population; however, no qualitative research has been undertaken investigating problematic caffeine use and its effects on this population.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Clozaril, Clozapine (generic)

Mon Apr 14, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Is your medication on this list of red-flagged drugs?

Quetiapine, known by the brand name Seroquel, is the top-selling, most prescribed antipsychotic in Canada, ringing in sales last year exceeding $200 million.

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Related Topix: Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine, Health

Business Wire

Research and Markets: US Schizophrenia Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022

Mental health is a major focus of the recent healthcare policy in the US. Conditions such as Alzheimer's disease , traumatic brain injury , PTSD, and other neurological conditions are at the forefront of current science in response to the wealth of unmet needs in both therapeutic options and overall support and care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's

BioMed Central

Efficacy of shared decision making on treatment satisfaction for...

Shared decision making is a promising model for patient-centred medicine, resulting in better clinical outcomes overall.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

India Talkies

Proteins may hold key to treating schizophrenia - Indiatalkies.com

London, April 13: A new study has revealed that the physiological signature of schizophrenia lies in the measurable proteins in brains.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Toronto Star

Star obtains list of red-flagged drugs

Quetiapine, known by the brand name Seroquel, is the top-selling, most prescribed antipsychotic in Canada, ringing in sales last year exceeding $200 million.

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Related Topix: Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine, Health, Bipolar Disorder, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana lawmakers want to pressure Canada over drug patents

Eli Lilly is among the drug companies that have had drug patents invalidated by Canadian courts in favor of generic alternatives.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Indiana, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry, Health

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Medical News

Risk factors for complete, attempted suicide in schizophrenia 'confirmed'

Among individuals with schizophrenia , those earliest in their illness course and those with a history of suicide attempts have the highest suicide-related mortality rates, reveals analysis of the international Ziprasidone Observational Study of Cardiac Outcomes .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Geodon, Ziprasidone (generic), Suicide, World News, Austria,

GNIF Brain Blogger

Paranoid Schizophrenia and Paradoxical Intervention

Psychotic ideation is delusional and illusory. One cannot simply convey to a psychotic individual that he has a valid perspective.

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The Standard

Janssen raises alarm on drug in Japan after 17 deaths

The Japanese unit of drug maker Janssen Pharmaceuticals says 17 people have died after being injected with its drug to treat schizophrenia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Tue Apr 08, 2014

BioSpace

Newron Pharmaceuticals Release: New Results With NW-3509 Presented At Conference

Unique mechanism has potential to benefit poor responders to antipsychotics In patients with schizophrenia; NW-3509 well tolerated and safe in Phase I trial - Newron to initiate Phase II study in 2014 Milan, Italy - April 8, 2014 - Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. , a research and development company focused on novel CNS and pain therapies, announced ... (more)

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Alkermes to seek schizophrenia drug approval after trial success

Alkermes Plc said it planned to seek U.S. marketing approval for its experimental drug to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia after it succeeded in a late-stage study, sending the company's shares up as much as 11 percent.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Alkermes, Health, Marketing

BioSpace

Alkermes plc Pulls Off Phase 3 Win for Long-Lasting Schizophrenia Drug

Alkermes Announces Positive Topline Results From Pivotal Phase 3 Study of Aripiprazole Lauroxil for Treatment of Schizophrenia DUBLIN--April 08, 2014-- Alkermes plc today announced positive topline results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 clinical trial of aripiprazole lauroxil in patients with schizophrenia.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Alkermes, Health

TheStreet.com

Alkermes Will Seek U.S. Approval for Once-Monthly Schizophrenia Treatment

Otuska and Lundbeck . But the schizophrenia treatment market is big and growing -- more than $11 billion in the U.S. last year and $20 billion-plus worldwide.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Abilify, Aripiprazola (generic), Business News

Reuters

Alkermes' schizophrenia drug meets main goal of late-stage study

Alkermes Plc said its experimental drug to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia met the main goal of reducing the severity of symptoms of the disease in a late-stage study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Medical News Today

Dopamine plays a key role in the hippocampus

The role that dopamine plays in a region of the brain called the hippocampus has been demonstrated, for the first time by Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

BioSpace

Newron Pharmaceuticals Raises CHF18.6m In Private Placement To...

April 7, 2014 - Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. , a research and development company focused on novel CNS and pain therapies, announces that it has executed a capital increase resulting in gross proceeds of CHF18.6 million, following the subscription by institutional investors of 1,183,597 newly issued shares.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Dopamine And Hippocampus

Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, has demonstrated, for the first time, the role that dopamine plays in a region of the brain called the hippocampus.

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Medical News Today

How the schizophrenic brain misinterprets the world

The study from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro - at McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, reveals that certain errors in visual perception in people with schizophrenia are consistent with interference or 'noise' in a brain signal known as a corollary discharge.

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