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Dysconnectivity in schizophrenia: where are we now?
The disconnection hypothesis suggests that the core symptoms of schizophrenia are related to aberrant, or 'dys-', connectivity between distinct brain regions.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
How to Deal with the Side Effects of Your Meds
When I was diagnosed with schizophrenia eight years ago, the first medication I took was called Abilify.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Oleanolic acid attenuates MK-801-induced schizophrenia-like behaviors in mice.
Schizophrenia is a severe neuropsychiatric disorder that is characterized by core psychiatric symptoms, including positive, negative, and cognitive symptoms.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
DNA offers new clues to mystery of schizophrenia
The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry's most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body's immune system.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Stronger Genetic Basis For Schizophrenia, Landmark Study Finds
More than 80 newly identified genes may place people at risk for developing schizophrenia, strengthening the evidence for a biologic basis for a disorder that affects nearly 24 million people or 1 percent globally, according to the results of a new study.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
UPDATE 3-Lilly beats forecasts, vows to remain independent
Eli Lilly and Co's quarterly revenue plunged due to generic competition for its Cymbalta depression drug and its Evista osteoporosis treatment, but cost controls helped earnings beat forecasts.
Bristol 2Q net drops on lower drug sales, charges
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.' s exit from the diabetes business, plus higher taxes and research spending, combined to slash the drugmaker's second-quarter profit by 38 percent, but the company handily beat Wall Street's muted profit expectations.
ProPhase LLC Scientists Publish New Article Detailing Evolution of Illness Phases in Schizophrenia
The article details research conclusions which indicate that a distinctive cluster of symptoms is experienced by persons with schizophrenia depending on the stage of the disorder the particular patient is in.
Inquest rules woman died after taking mixture of alcohol and prescription drugs
Amy Ratnett suffered mental health problems and had a long history of self harm, but recently started a blog and was determined to overcome her problems A woman who "just wanted to be normal" died in her sleep after mixing alcohol with a cocktail of prescription drugs, an inquest heard.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Janssen Pharmaceuticals Seeks Expanded Label for Once-Monthly...
The sNDA is supported by the landmark Paliperidone Palmitate Research In Demonstrating Effectiveness study , which is the first prospective, randomized clinical trial to evaluate schizophrenia treatments within the context of many "real world" issues faced by patients in their daily lives, including one of the most challenging circumstances - ... (more)
.com | Schizophrenia has many genetic links: Study
New York - Over 100 locations on the human genome may play a role in a person's risk of developing schizophrenia, according to a new study.
Globe and Mail
Researchers find dozens of genetic links to schizophrenia
In a new study, researchers identified 108 locations on the human genome that are tied to schizophrenia risk by comparing the genomes of more than 80,000 people with and without the disorder.
Medical News Today
Slight decrease in brain volume associated with antipsychotic drugs
A study just published has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia .
How A Giant Act Of Philanthropy May Kickstart Psychiatry
If scientists ever decipher the complex biology behind diseases like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression, a lot of the credit may go not to a few deep-pocketed philanthropists and the money they've poured into the tiny stretch along the Charles River in Cambridge between Harvard and MIT.
Paliperidone for treatment of schizophrenia.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
International Business Times
Schizophrenia, Scientists Discover Over 100 Genes Playing Role: A Major Breakthrough
Schizophrenia, one of the most common mental disorders affects 24 million people as of 2011, across the globe.
LSUHSC contributes to work identifying new DNA regions associated with schizophrenia
Nancy Buccola, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE, Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Nursing, contributed samples used in a study reporting new locations of genetic material associated with schizophrenia and also suggesting a possible link between the immune system and schizophrenia.
Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
One of the largest studies ever conducted into the genetic origins of a psychiatric disorder has uncovered 83 new sites on chromosomes that harbor inherited genes tied to schizophrenia.
Broad Institute Announces Discovery Of Schizophrenia's Genetic...
In 1950, Thorazine, the brand name for chlorpromazine , was marketed as a medication to treat many of the symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
Identifying the genetic roots of schizophrenia
In the largest study of its kind, a consortium of researchers from around the world linked the mental illness to 108 spots on people's Schizophrenia is a debilitating disease that makes it difficult to separate reality from fantasy.