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2013-12-17 23:01:20

The Firm is currently investigating Risperdal lawsuits on behalf of young men and boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia, or male breast growth, due to their use of the antipsychotic drug. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/ ) involving allegations that the atypical antipsychotic medication caused patients to develop gynecomastia (male breast growth) and other serious side effects continue to move forward,...

Marijuana Schizophrenia Brain
2013-12-16 11:09:01

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Northwestern University has raised serious concerns for those backing the recent push to decriminalize marijuana. Study researchers found unhealthy changes in the brain structures of heavy marijuana users,  changes that resemble those found in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. The study looked at daily marijuana use that began between the ages of 16 to 17 and lasted for about three years. At the time of...

2013-12-09 08:27:18

- Company to Host Conference Call on Monday, December 9, at 10:00 am Eastern Time to Discuss Trial Results - NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. ("we," "ITI" or "the Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced today positive topline results from the Company's randomized, placebo- and active-controlled Phase II clinical trial of its lead drug candidate,...

2013-12-09 04:21:13

LONDON and BOSTON, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Human Trial of Novel Small Molecule Drug Derived From Heptares GPCR-Focused Structure-Based Drug Design Platform Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, announces that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study of HTL9936, the first fully selective muscarinic M1 receptor agonist to enter clinical development. HTL9936 is an...

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....

2013-11-13 04:23:04

LONDON, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First-in-class antipsychotic therapy for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Zysis, a private pharmaceutical company optimising therapies for disorders of the Central Nervous System, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. patent 8,575,172 covering its Phase II ready Long Acting Oral Aripiprazole Once Weekly (LAO Aripiprazole OW) product, a first-in-class antipsychotic therapy for...

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...