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Link Between Cannabis Use And Schizophrenia Is Genetic: Study
2014-06-24 12:46:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has found a link between cannabis use and schizophrenia and a new study has revealed that the link is a genetic predisposition for both. Published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, the new study noted that although there appears to be a genetic link, the possibility that cannabis use increases the risk of schizophrenia shouldn’t be ruled out. "Studies have consistently shown a link between cannabis use and...

2014-06-11 23:02:08

The Firm is representing numerous boys and men in Risperdal lawsuits that allege use of the antipsychotic drug caused gynecomastia, or male breast growth. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson and a defendant in hundreds of Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) pending in a Pennsylvania mass tort proceeding, is attempting to block a bid by plaintiffs to revive punitive damage claims in cases that allege...

2014-06-09 23:01:31

The Firm is investigating Risperdal lawsuits on behalf of men and boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia due to their use of Risperdal. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 As Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new report out of Australia has detailed a steep rise in the use of antipsychotic drugs among that country’s children. The report, which was prepared by the Drug Utilisation Sub...

2014-06-05 23:02:49

Motivated by his brother’s schizophrenia, Calgary DJ wants to increase awareness of mental health and other social issues. In order to raise this capital, Oglestone has launched an Indiegogo campaign. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Collin Oglestone has a plan to raise awareness of mental illness through music, dance and art. Oglestone, a DJ and music producer from Calgary, is raising funds to build The Music Box, a mobile dance studio and art gallery. He wants to purchase an old army cargo...

2014-06-05 23:02:04

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists report that a disruption in a brain circuit may contribute to the auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified problems in a connection between brain structures that may predispose individuals to hearing the “voices” that are a common symptom of schizophrenia. The work appears in the June 6 issue of the journal Science. Researchers...

2014-06-04 15:16:22

The Lancet New research, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, shows that rates of adverse outcomes, including premature death and violent crime, in people with schizophrenia are increasing, compared to the general population. The results come from a unique study, led by Dr Seena Fazel, at Oxford University, UK, which analyses long-term adverse outcomes – including conviction for a violent crime (such as homicide or bodily harm) premature death (before the age of 56), and death by...

BRAIN Initiative Gains Momentum In Anxiety, Depression Research
2014-05-29 13:24:31

[ Watch the Video: Untangling The Brain Circuits In Mental Illness ] Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just over a year ago, the White House announced a new initiative aimed at gaining a broader understanding of how the human brain works. The BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative will present new and novel ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain...

2014-05-21 23:13:40

New book, “A Voice out of Nowhere,” shows what can happen when schizophrenia goes untreated. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 There was no mental illness in the Blackman family so when 22-year-old Bruce began to behave bizarrely and became obsessed with parts of the Bible, his friends and family chalked it up to too much marijuana and too little sleep. But what was really happening was a malignant brain disorder called schizophrenia was quickly eroding Bruce’s diminishing hold on...

New Cellular Study Indicates Schizophrenia Begins In The Womb
2014-05-14 10:13:48

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from a large team of American researchers has revealed evidence that schizophrenia may originate during fetal development in the womb. For the study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers analyzed neurons grown in the laboratory from the skin cells of individuals with schizophrenia. The study team noted in its report that these neurons behaved strangely and a similar type of neuronal development in the...

2014-05-13 08:33:18

New submission based on positive data from a 15-month schizoaffective relapse prevention study TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the submission of supplemental New Drug Applications (sNDAs) for once-monthly atypical long-acting antipsychotic INVEGA(®) SUSTENNA(®) (paliperidone palmitate) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval to treat schizoaffective disorder as either monotherapy or adjunctive...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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