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Smoking During Pregnancy and Schizophrenia Risk

WebMD - ‎15 hours ago‎
FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk that a child could develop schizophrenia, new research suggests. "This is, so far, the largest study to show an association between prenatal nicotine exposure and ...

Imaging study shows promising results for patients with schizophrenia

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎16 hours ago‎
A team of scientists from across the globe have shown that the brains of patients with schizophrenia have the capacity to reorganize and fight the illness.

Schizophrenia: Is Mom's Smoking a Factor?

MedPage Today - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Overall, women with a higher level of cotinine, a known biomarker of smoking, was associated with a more than two-fold increase of schizophrenia in their offspring (OR 2.69, 95% CI 1.54-4.69, P<0.0001), reported Solja Niemelä, MD, of University of Oulu ...
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Five things you must know about schizophrenia!

Zee News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Schizophrenia is one of the most serious mental health conditions, affecting 26 million people worldwide. According to psychiatrists, more than 10% of schizophrenics commit suicide. Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that affects how a person thinks ...
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Fanapt Labeling Expanded to Include Maintenance Treatment in Schizophrenia

Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved updated labeling for Fanapt (iloperidone; Vanda), expanding the prescribing information to describe the drug's effectiveness as a maintenance treatment for adults with schizophrenia. The updated ...
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Vanda Pharmaceuticals (VNDA) sNDA for Fanapt Approved by U.S. FDA for Schizophrenia - ‎May 26, 2016‎
FDA approval was based on the results of the REPRIEVE (Relapse prevention study in patients with schizophrenia) placebo-controlled clinical study which evaluated the long-term maintenance of efficacy and safety of Fanapt®.

Schizophrenia Day held in Hubballi

Times of India - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Inaugurating a World Schizophrenia Day programme, organized by the mental health department at KIMS here on Tuesday, Dr Swamy said that schizophrenia patients may lose control even on movement of their hands and legs. "However, many people ...
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When We Talk About Schizophrenia, It's the Media Who Need a Reality Check

Huffington Post UK - ‎May 19, 2016‎
When it comes to raising awareness of an issue it is often said that no publicity is bad publicity. The consistently negative media portrayals of people living with schizophrenia certainly bring that theory into question. Of course some people with ...

Treating the immune system, treating schizophrenia?

ABC Local - ‎May 22, 2016‎
And their work has led to what could be a remarkable, yet potentially fraught treatment for some young people who, in the past, have been diagnosed as having schizophrenia. It involves treating the immune system in the belief that the problem is the ...

Schizophrenia Day observed at KS Hegde Academy

Times of India - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The department of psychiatry, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, constituent unit of Nitte University, observed World Schizophrenia Day on May 24. Dr L N Samaga, professor of the department of medicine at KS Hegde Medical Academy, who was ...

Increased serum levels of apoptosis in deficit syndrome schizophrenia patients: a preliminary study

Dove Medical Press - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Background: Schizophrenia is a chronic and debilitating disorder, the etiology of which remains unclear. Apoptosis is a programmed cell death mechanism that might be implicated in neuropsychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia. In this study, we ...
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Alleged attemped kidnapper recently diagnosed with schizophrenia: lawyer

CTV News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Alleged attemped kidnapper recently diagnosed with schizophrenia: lawyer. CTV Montreal Published Tuesday, May 24, 2016 5:33PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6:41PM EDT.

ECT an Effective Treatment Option for Schizophrenia

Medscape - ‎May 19, 2016‎
"ECT is effective for acute treatment of schizophrenia. We saw that three quarters of our patients respond to this treatment, and it was unexpectedly associated with minimal cognitive impairment," lead researcher Tyler Kaster, MD, a second-year ...

Peace of Minds Walk in Oakville this Sunday raises funds for Schizophrenia Society - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Funds raised will benefit the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) and will be used to support programming for families, education and research.

BRIEF-Vanda says FDA approved NDA for drug to treat schizophrenia in adults

Reuters - ‎May 26, 2016‎
May 26 Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. * New approved PI now includes placebo-controlled, long-term study data. * Vanda announces FDA approval of the Fanapt supplemental new drug application for maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adults Source ...

Letters: Stave Lake, safety, adventures, hunting, schizophrenia...

The Province (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Letters: Stave Lake, safety, adventures, hunting, schizophrenia funding, oil revenue, Clayton Heights, schools. May 26, 2016.

World Schizophrenia Day observed

The Hindu - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Speaking at an awareness programme organised as part of World Schizophrenia Day at KIMS here on Tuesday, he said that while 2.6 crore people across the world were suffering from the ailment, 50 per cent of them were deprived of treatment.

Bipolar Disorder May Have Genetic Links to Autism, Schizophrenia (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In a new study, scientists have discovered an overlap between rare genetic variations linked to bipolar disorder (BD) and those implicated in autism and schizophrenia. The study, which adds to the growing body of evidence that many psychiatric diseases ...