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2013-12-04 23:31:22

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The medication safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing a new resource center for parents of children who have taken the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The site will contain the latest research and safety warnings as well as updated legal news from lawsuits alleging side effects*. DrugNews...

2013-11-21 23:31:34

For people with schizophrenia, mortality rate is significantly higher than general population, with suicide the leading cause of death. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Author Janice Holly Booth’s new #1 best-seller, “A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer,” tells the story of a 22-year-old man with no history of aggression who suddenly murdered his family during one night of psychotically fueled violence. It’s Booth’s first true-crime novel, a genre...

2013-11-19 16:58:58

Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more than 25,000 individuals. In collaboration with Ariel Darvasi, PhD, of the Hebrew University of...

2013-11-13 23:02:14

The Firm is evaluating Risperdal lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of Risperdal and male breast growth. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 At least 250 Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.therisperdallawsuit.com/), many involving allegations that the use of the antipsychotic drug caused boys to develop gynecomastia, or male breast growth, are currently pending in a litigation underway in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2013-11-12 23:30:08

As crimes committed by untreated mentally ill continue, people seek answers. “A Voice out of Nowhere” is Amazon’s #1 best-seller in schizophrenia for a reason. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 In little less than two months, there have been at least five publicized cases of mass killings or violence committed by people confirmed or suspected to be mentally ill: the Navy Yard, the incident on Capitol Hill, the gruesome slaughter in Brooklyn, the shotgun deaths of a family and their dogs in...

2013-11-04 23:00:33

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The medication safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing the launch of a new resource site for patients taking the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Information will be available on studies into the drug’s side effects, the issuance of safety alerts, as well as legal news for any injury...

2013-10-30 15:32:22

Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. A new study out today in SAGE Open finds that among those with mental illnesses, left-handers are more likely to suffer from psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia than mood disorders. "Our results show a strikingly higher prevalence of left-handedness among patients presenting with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, compared to patients...


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