Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTMost people will startle when they hear an unexpected loud sound. The second time they hear the noise, they'll startle significantly less; by the third time, they'll barely startle at all.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ingrezza (valbenazine) capsules to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia. This is the first drug approved by the FDA for this condition.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTAntipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study shows that young people experiencing first episode psychosis have a much higher death rate than previously thought.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Columbia University have discovered that a small group of neurons fired haphazardly in mice with signs of schizophrenia.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA common symptom of schizophrenia - not knowing that you're ill - can be temporarily alleviated using a balance test that stimulates part of the brain with cold water, an exploratory study at the...
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT"A beautiful, lobular structure," is how Krystal Parker describes the cerebellum - a brain region located at the base of the skull just above the spinal column.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have shown for the first time that Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and schizophrenia have a shared genetic origin, indicating that the...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Karolinska Institutet collaborating in the large-scale Karolinska Schizophrenia Project are taking an integrative approach to unravel the disease mechanisms of schizophrenia.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have found a new way of using proteins in nerve cells to identify people with depression and schizophrenia.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTSpecialized nerve cells, known as somatostatin-expressing (Sst) interneurons, in the outer part of the mammalian brain (or cerebral cortex) - play a key role in controlling how information flows in...
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research has identified sections of DNA associated with altered regulation of gene expression underlying schizophrenia.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTResearchers have uncovered an abnormal genomic pathway that impairs early brain development to increase susceptibility to schizophrenia.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTAn in-depth computational analysis of genetic variants implicated in both schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh points to eight genes that may...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTInsufficient weight gain during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for nonaffective psychosis - or schizophrenia spectrum disorders - in children later in life in a study that used data...
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTThe first meta-analysis of its kind reviews data from 18 clinical trials to conclude that B vitamins have a positive effect on schizophrenia symptoms.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new mouse study shows that adjusting the levels of kynurenic acid in the brain may significantly impact the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTVirtual reality could hold the key to unlocking an affordable, reliable and effective device to provide early diagnosis and management of schizophrenia.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds the chemical compound may be key in normalizing brain deficits commonly associated with schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study suggests that cognitive behavior therapy can strengthen brain connections in a way that leads to long-term recovery from psychosis.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople with early schizophrenia are at an increased risk of developing diabetes, even when the effects of antipsychotic drugs, diet and exercise are taken out of the equation, according to an...
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe researchers studied the genetic overlap between the risk of having these psychiatric disorders and measures of social communicative competence - the ability to socially engage with other people...
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTRecent findings appear to reconfirm evidence of a two-way link between schizophrenia and cannabis use, suggesting that one leads to the other.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PDTGenome analysis of over 112,500 participants in the UK Biobank links self-reported sleep disruption to obesity, restless legs syndrome, and schizophrenia.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PDTStudy reveals that encephalitis-causing antibodies - such as against NMDAR - are present in some people with a first episode of psychosis.