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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...

2014-05-07 23:00:36

Family ties unravel when husband develops paranoid schizophrenia, refuses treatment in ‘Adrift’. London (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The National Health Service estimates that one person in a hundred suffers from schizophrenia. Families and friends of sufferers are also deeply affected. In her new book, “Adrift: Completely At Sea With Paranoid Schizophrenia” (published by AuthorHouse) author Nicki Adams, whose husband suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, offers support and understanding...

2014-05-06 23:12:50

Knowing the signs and symptoms of severe mental illness can lead to early intervention, which can save lives. New book, “A Voice out of Nowhere,” chronicles one tragedy that could have been prevented. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 When Bruce Blackman slaughtered six members of his family, he didn’t do it out of rage or revenge. The 22-year-old had no history of violence but had been exhibiting bizarre behavior for several months before he shot and killed his mother, father,...

2014-05-06 20:24:09

The St. Louis personal injury lawyers at Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC are currently reviewing cases of patients who have suffered harm after taking the medication Risperdal. ST. LOUIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC is a full-service personal injury law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims and families who have suffered harm through no fault of their own. By utilizing their extensive experience and resources, the firm has successfully...

2014-05-06 16:32:22

Demonstrated significant efficacy in manic and depressive mood symptoms and psychosis, and improved patient functioning TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the results of the company's schizoaffective relapse prevention study of once-monthly atypical long-acting antipsychotic INVEGA(®) SUSTENNA(® )(paliperidone palmitate). The trial found INVEGA(®) SUSTENNA(®) met its primary endpoint of delayed time to and reduced risk of...


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