Quantcast

Latest schizophrenia Stories

Schizophrenia genetic variants
2014-07-05 04:56:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a new study appearing in the July 3 edition of the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have uncovered a new genetic variant that could result in certain people having a predisposition to schizophrenia. While there are many genetic variants that could increase the risk of developing a psychiatric disorder, they are insufficient to cause these diseases, the...

2014-06-27 23:01:53

The Firm is representing a number of men and boys in Risperdal lawsuits that claim use of the atypical antipsychotic medication caused gynecomastia (male breast growth). New York, New York (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 As Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/ ) continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a newly released study has linked Risperdal to low bone mass in children. The study, which was presented earlier this month at the American...

2014-06-26 23:07:46

A New Public-Service Resource from the Treatment Advocacy Center Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 To continue raising public awareness of mental illness treatment issues, the Treatment Advocacy Center has published a fact sheet providing state-by-state population numbers on the prevalence of schizophrenia and severe bipolar disorder, including the number of those people who are untreated during a 12-month period. ”Prevalence of Untreated Serious Mental Illness by State”...

2014-06-25 23:02:50

The Firm is representing a number of Risperdal lawsuit clients who allegedly developed gynecomastia (male breast growth) due to their use of the medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/ ) that allege the antipsychotic drug caused men and boys to develop gynecomastia, or male breast growth, continue to mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. On June 12, 2014, a 24-year-old California man filed suit...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related