A new study pointed to placenta as the link between higher risk of hereditary schizophrenia for individuals whose mothers experienced complicated pregnancies. The findings might also be applicable for other neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, autism, and Tourettes syndrome.
Neuroscience May 30, 2018
A new study has found that 'avatar therapy' was more effective than supportive counseling in bringing down auditory hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia. Researchers say the therapy could offer a promising new approach for schizophrenia treatment.
Medicine November 26, 2017
The FDA recently approved Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's Abilify MyCite. The drug is the world's first digital pill that can check if patients are taking their medication or not.
Medicine November 14, 2017
Schizophrenia is believed to be a degenerative mental illness. MRI imaging, however, showed that the brains of patients suffering from this condition become more 'normal' over time.
Neuroscience May 28, 2016
The ketogenic diet is not only a bodybuilding regimen, but it can also be used in treating schizophrenia, as a new study revealed. Researchers in Australia said many benefits come from this weightloss diet.
Life December 17, 2015
Alkermes announced that the FDA has approved its extended-release injectable for schizophrenia treatment. Aristada, poised to be launched immediately, will offer once-a-month and six-week dosing options.
Life October 6, 2015
Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia have long been thought to be related, and a new study on aging shows some surprising similarities between the two diseases.
Life November 25, 2014
Based on a new study in Germany, people can experience lucid dreams and a heightened awareness during sleep by applying an electric current to the brain. This technique might be useful in treating patients with schizophrenia, PTSD and even obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Life May 12, 2014
Klotho gene variant called KL-VS may not only slow aging but it can also potentially make people smarter. The findings may be key to developing a drug that increases klotho levels or mimics the protein's function to aid people in improving their cognitive performance.
Life May 9, 2014
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