Tag: "schizophrenia" at medical news
Study shows new antipsychotic drug prevents brain loss in schizophrenia
...-- A new brain imaging study of recently diagnosed schizophrenia
patients has found, for the first time, that the l... University Medical Center. "The drugs we have for schizophrenia
can't cure people who've been sick for years, but this study shows that the newer atypical drugs, if...
Metabolic side effects of antipsychotics are known, but rarely monitored
...ility to treat the delusions and hallucinations of schizophrenia
without damaging muscle control, Dr. Buckley says.... Buckley, who had just met with a young woman with schizophrenia
already struggling with her weight. "I was telling her she needs a drug for her illness and that, un...
OHSU scientist helping explain basis of psychotic behavior
...ernational team closing in on why many people with schizophrenia
and other psychotic disorders are "supersensitive" to the powerful neurotransmitter dopamine. David Grandy, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology and pharmacology, OHSU School of Medicine, co-authored a study appearing recently in Proceedings of t...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2
... A programme of music therapy can help people with schizophrenia
When added to standard care, music therapy helps people with schizophrenia
improve their global state, mental state and social functioning. Using musical experiences and the r...
Electroshock therapy speeds improvement in schizophrenia patients
...g images of behavior control, still has a place in schizophrenia
treatment, a newly updated research review shows. ...antipsychotic drugs are still the first choice for schizophrenia
treatment, they also showed that electroconvulsive, or shock, therapy clearly works, and combining b...
Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia
People with schizophrenia
often die prematurely. However researchers from th...lasgow assert that much of the excess mortality of schizophrenia
is preventable through lifestyle changes and the treatment of common diseases. Schizophrenia, its tr...
Study finds maternal exposure to parasitic infection may increase risk of schizophrenia in offspring
...to toxoplasmosis and increased risk for developing schizophrenia
in adult children. The study, which evaluated arc...lasmosis gondii antibody titers and development of schizophrenia
spectrum disorders in the adult offspring. No association was found for moderate antibody titers. ...
Cognitive function and compliance with Seroquel examined in separate studies in schizophrenia
...e health claims database showed that patients with schizophrenia
taking atypical antipsychotics, including SEROQUEL...double-blind, flexible-dose, parallel study of 673 schizophrenia
patients randomized to treatment with SEROQUEL (mean modal dose of 525 mg/day) or risperidone (mean ...
New Seroquel data show significant improvement in compliance and cognition in schizophrenia
Alderley Park, UK, 23 May 2005 Patients with schizophrenia
who are treated with the atypical antipsychotic SE...d improved cognitive functioning for patients with schizophrenia
who are treated with SEROQUEL. The compliance study is one of the few to compare both atypical an...
New Seroquel data support benefits in bipolar disorder
...ROQUEL has also been licensed for the treatment of schizophrenia
since 1997 and is available in 82 countries for the treatment of this condition. To date, over 8 million people have been treated with SEROQUEL worldwide. SEROQUEL is currently not licensed for the treatment of bipolar depression....
Large survey suggests schizophrenia less prevalent than textbooks say
...cial to health policy strategies. They found that schizophrenia
is more common in developed than in poorer countri...re of the likelihood that individuals will develop schizophrenia
during their lifetime, then a more accurate statement would be that about seven to eight individuals...
Richer nations at more risk of schizophrenia
... report debunks a popular textbook definition that schizophrenia
will affect 10 in every 1000 people no matter wher...t was the biggest and most comprehensive survey of schizophrenia
rates around the globe. His team collected 188 schizophrenia
studies dating from 1965 to 2002 from ...
IBM and EPFL join forces to uncover the secrets of cognitive intelligence
...the cause of psychiatric disorders such as autism, schizophrenia
and depression. "Modeling the brain at the cellular level is a massive undertaking because of the hundreds of thousands of parameters that need to be taken into account," said Henry Markram, the EPFL professor heading up the project. "IBM has unparal...
Mental illness exacts heavy toll, beginning in youth
... clinically complex psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia
and autism, because a household survey is not the most efficient study design to identify and evaluate those disorders. Failure and Delay in Initial Treatment Contact The study documents the long delays between the onset of a mental disorder ...
Study finds strong link between epilepsy and risk of schizophrenia
...ry of epilepsy are at increased risk of developing schizophrenia
and schizophrenia-like psychosis, concludes a stud...nearly two and a half times the risk of developing schizophrenia
and nearly three times the risk of developing a schizophrenia-like psychosis compared with the gener...
NIMH study finds antipsychotic Risperidone safe, effective as intermediate term treatment for autism
...ies show the newer medications benefit adults with schizophrenia
with fewer neurological side effects than older options. "A variety of treatments, including medication, are used to manage aggressive behaviors in autistic children, but controlled medication trials are limited," said Dr. James McCracken, lead aut...
The building blocks of schizophrenia and drug addiction
...ct on the development of mental disorders such as schizophrenia
and drug addiction. Her research is one step closer thanks to new funding from the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services and the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). This was announced at the Douglas Hospital by Henri-Franois Gautrin, MN...
Brain function in schizophrenia can improve with support, holds promise for cognitive rehabilitation
...monly employed by healthy individuals, people with schizophrenia
can be helped to remember information just as well...n St. Louis. Memory study shows brain function in schizophrenia
can improve with support, holds promise for cognitive rehabilitation For decades, schizophrenia
Eight million dollar commitment to schizophrenia research
...NSW, POWMRI and most importantly, for sufferers of schizophrenia
and their families." "The Professorial Chair will drive the research effort of some of the world's leading experts in schizophrenia, based here in NSW and overseas. It is the beginning of a very exciting chapter in NISAD's effort to find a means to ...
Depression linked to previously unknown dopamine regulator
...ed in various neuropsychiatric disorders including schizophrenia
and drug addiction. Understanding the details of the modulatory events in D2 dopamine receptormediated intracellular signaling may provide novel therapeutic targets for treating various associated disorders....
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