Tag: "schizophrenia" at medical news
Women with mental disorders less likely to have mammograms
...mammograms. Women with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia
are significantly less likely to receive mammograms than women in the general population. However, women with mild depression do not differ markedly. But, as depression severity increases, so does the likelihood that women will not receive needed s...
Biomarkers for psychosis
...ound in post-mortem brain samples of patients with schizophrenia
compared with samples from controls. These results suggest that this approach has the potential to find biomarkers for psychosis and possibly schizophrenia, which would be helpful for diagnosis and might help to understand the molecular basis for ...
Researchers suggest new direction for development of psychotropic drugs
...e had only modest progress in developing drugs for schizophrenia
and affective disorders in the past several decade...earch highlighted that a "single disease model" of schizophrenia
and mood disorders has prevailed. Increasingly, clinicians and researchers have begun to understand ...
Changes in brain density can help predict schizophrenia
...o predict whether an individual who is at risk for schizophrenia
is likely to develop the condition or not. A study...in scans of 65 individuals known to be at risk for schizophrenia
because members of their family had suffered from it. The scans were generated using structural magn...
High risk of chronic health conditions plagues those with schizophrenia
INDIANAPOLIS -- Both men and women with schizophrenia
are significantly more likely to have one or more...h individuals without mental illness, persons with schizophrenia
were more likely to have a greater number of conditions spanning several disease categories includin...
New dopamine brain target discovered
...chizophrenia. Research tells us that people with schizophrenia
may have disordered calcium signals, and the major treatments for this disease target the dopamine system. Drs. George and O'Dowd state, "our data links these two pieces of evidence, creating better understanding of the disease and opening the door f...
Health professionals would prioritize spending on the young over the old
...arers of the elderly 7. Treatment for people with schizophrenia
8. Hip replacement 9. Heart transplant 10. Cancer treatment for smokers The values expressed by the health professionals in this study, say Salkeld and colleagues, transcended national and sectoral boundaries. "Across the world many countrie...
The influence of the menstrual cycle on the female brain
...nstrual cycle4 than in the luteal phase5.Moreover, schizophrenia
tends to appear later in women than in men. 1. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, more specifically a molecule that modulates neuron activity in the brain. Dopaminergic neurons use dopamine as a neurotransmitter/neuromodulator. 2. Structures inclu...
New details in schizophrenia treatment trial emerge
... extent antipsychotic medications help people with schizophrenia
learn social, interpersonal and community living s...hile on Antipsychotic Medications Patients with schizophrenia
taking antipsychotic medications experience modest improvements in social, interpersonal and communi...
Landmark schizophrenia treatment study reveals that medication alone is not always effective
...re intensive psychosocial therapies are needed for schizophrenia
patients to make meaningful gains in work, at home and in the community....
Advances in brain research poised to dramatically change society
...ve therapies for treating mental illnesses such as schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder" Thousands of American soldiers serving in Iraq have been injured or killed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). These devices frequently target U.S. military vehicles and convoys. What if military vehicles were able to oper...
Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia
... used in the future to direct better treatment for schizophrenia
and other psychiatric conditions, say Duke Univers...atures measured by metabolomics were different for schizophrenia
patients than for people without the disease. In patients treated with three different antipsychotic...
New long-term data analyses for Bifeprunox show favorable effects vs. placebo
...f six-month data in stabilized adult patients with schizophrenia
from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study demo...need new treatment options to help patients manage schizophrenia
over the long term." A synopsis of abstracts containing bifeprunox data presented at the meeting f...
Free public talk on epilepsy research and progress towards better treatment
...ay be used to development treatments for epilepsy, schizophrenia
and mood disorders. There is also an opportunity to take a back-stage look into the CMRIs state-of-the-art research facilities and hear from a world-leading scientist. Evening refreshments will be provided to sustain you through the lecture and to...
Study evaluates the effectiveness of Aripiprazole in adolescents with schizophrenia
... study. (1), (2) "Data on the management of schizophrenia
in adolescents are limited," said Robert Findling,...s study contribute important new information about schizophrenia
in adolescents." Study Design and Findings The findings are from a six-week, randomized, doub...
AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression
... Schering-Plough) for AMPAKINE -based treatment of schizophrenia
and depression, and with Les Laboratoires Servier. The study of AMPAKINE drugs in respiratory depression opens a new chapter in the development of this class of therapeutics, and a potentially significant breakthrough in how medication for pain,...
Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia
...approved for treating psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia
and mania. But they are widely prescribed to manage behavioral symptoms of dementia, such as agitation, verbal or physical aggression and delusions, hallucinations or paranoia. Our study adds to mounting concerns about the use of antipsychotic drug...
USC law professor battles schizophrenia
...of Law. And, since adolescence, Saks has battled schizophrenia
and acute psychosis. After decades of hiding her i...e this book to give hope to people who suffer from schizophrenia
and understanding to people who dont, said Saks, an expert in the field of mental health law who al...
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