Tag Archives: Schizophrenia

Study Suggests Genetic, Physiological Schizophrenia Cause

Study Suggests Genetic, Physiological Schizophrenia Cause

  Paris, France – Variants of a gene which influences connections between brain cells can increase schizophrenia risk, scientists said, providing the first evidence of a physiological source for the debilitating ...

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Omega-3 May Block Psychosis Years Later: Study

Omega-3 May Block Psychosis Years Later: Study

  Paris, France – Omega-3, a fatty acid found in oily fish, may prevent the onset of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders long after being consumed, according to a study released. ...

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Quality Parenting Stamps Out Drug Abuse

Quality Parenting Stamps Out Drug Abuse

  HEALTH and wellness of mind, body, and spirit begin at home. Breakdown of a family hurts most the children, left at a loss and needing parental stewardship, often turning ...

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Sizing Up Schizophrenics: Database Unravels Mystery

Sizing Up Schizophrenics: Database Unravels Mystery

  Manila, Philippines – Bright lights, fuzzy images, unexplained voices, and other strange sounds; alcohol-fueled or drug-induced conditions? Far from any or both of these.    Chances are, persons experiencing these ...

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When a Child Wants to Die

When a Child Wants to Die

  A child psychiatrist offers advice on identifying and dealing with suicide risks among children and teenagers. GROWING KIDS – Childhood suicide is rare but it happens. In my practice as ...

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Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

  Paris, France – Teenage fathers are likelier to have children with health problems because of mutations in their sperm, a study said Wednesday. Previous research had found that teens are likelier than ...

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Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

  A recent study has shown that five distinct psychiatric disorders – namely autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder – share the same genetic ...

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Genes Linked to Developmental Disorders

Genes Linked to Developmental Disorders

  Paris, France – British scientists said Wednesday they had discovered 12 genes linked to developmental disorders in children that can cause heart defects, seizures and intellectual disability. The genes were found ...

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Virus may Affect Mental Abilities: US Researchers

Virus may Affect Mental Abilities: US Researchers

  WASHINGTON, November 11, 2014 (AFP) – People with an algae virus in their throats had more difficulty completing a mental exercise than healthy people, and more research is needed to understand ...

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