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The Miami Herald
FDA investigates Zyprexa Relprevv patient deaths
Federal regulators are investigating the deaths of two patients who received injections of a longer-lasting version of Eli Lilly's antipsychotic Zyprexa.
5 hrs ago
FDA studying deaths of two patients on Lilly's long-acting Zyprexa
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it was investigating deaths of two patients who died following injections with Eli Lilly and Co's long-acting treatment for schizophrenia, called Zyprexa Relprevv.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Glutamate neurocircuitry: theoretical underpinnings in schizophrenia.
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Sat Jun 15, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Colorado
Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 15 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Colorado.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Alkermes Changing The Standard Of Care For Schizophrenia
Ask a scientist or healthcare portfolio manager what the hot topics are in biotechnology today, and you will likely hear about cancer immunotherapy, stem cells, RNA interference and exon-skipping technologies.
D-Amphetamine and Antipsychotic Drug Effects on Latent Inhibition in...
Correspondence: Dr PM Moran, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK, Tel: +44 115 9515312, Fax: +44 115 9515324, E-mail: email@example.com Received 9 November 2012; Revised 14 February 2013; Accepted 14 February 2013 Accepted article preview online 19 February 2013; Advance online ... (more)
Wed Jun 12, 2013
VIDEO: Avatar therapy for voice hearers
Hearing voices is one of the most well-known symptoms of schizophrenia. One in four patients with schizophrenia find their symptoms do not respond to medication.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
A new neurochemical pathway for treating schizophrenia and age-related mental decline
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine have uncovered important clues about a biochemical pathway in the brain that may one day expand treatment options for schizophrenia.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Virtual reality experience shows what its like living with mental illness
While those living with schizophrenia deal with those challenges on a daily basis, a number of caregivers, people who work with them and members of the public were able to experience those same symptoms through virtual reality Thursday.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Changes in capacity to consent over time in patients involved in psychiatric research [PAPERS]
Barton W. Palmer , PhD, University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, La Jolla, Veterans Medical Research Foundation, San Diego and Stein Institute for Research on Aging, La Jolla, California; Gauri N. Savla , PhD, University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, La Jolla, California; Scott C. Roesch , PhD, San Diego ... (more)
On the agenda: Avatars could help treat schizophrenia
A radical new approach to helping people with schizophrenia control the voices of their hallucinations is being developed through the use of avatars.
Fri May 31, 2013
Avatars Help Schizophrenics Gain Control of Voices In Their Heads
Zothecula writes "Imagine if there was a voice in your head that regularly threatened to harm you or your loved ones, or that even ordered you to do so yourself.
Toxic Metals: Lead Exposure Can Incite Schizophrenia
While lead doesn't cause physical abnormalities, it can act at the cellular level to increase the risk of developing schizophrenia.
Omeros Reports Positive Results from OMS824 Positron Emission Tomography Clinical Trial
This study measured the extent to which OMS824 binds to PDE10 in the basal ganglia, a region of the brain that has been linked to a wide range of diseases that affect cognition.
Paranoid schizophrenic died of cardiac arrest and constipation from prescribed drugs, court hears
Oladapo Ajibola Farombi, 47, died on April 20 last year in his room at the Phoenix Unit of Springfield Hospital, in Glenburnie Road, Tooting.
Thu May 30, 2013
Avatars give a face to schizophrenic voices
For schizophrenics, some controversial new theories are providing an unusual source of help by suggesting that the person bargain or negotiate with the voices in his head through computer avatars.
Avatars help schizophrenics gain control of voices in their heads
Using a computer interface, schizophrenics were able to interact with avatars of the entities that they believed were tormenting them Imagine if there was a voice in your head that regularly threatened to harm you or your loved ones, or that even ordered you to do so yourself.
NEOMED awarded $5.5 million for Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment Center
The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation today awarded $5.5 million to the Best Practices in Schizophrenia Treatment Center at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown.
Risperidone long-acting injection in Schizophrenia Spectrum Illnesses ...
Depot formulations of antipsychotics provide a potential solution to the poor adherence to oral therapies in schizophrenia.