Skip to content

    Schizophrenia Health Center

    News Related to Schizophrenia

    1. Antipsychotics Boost Heart Attack Risk

      Nov. 8, 2002 -- Antipsychotic drugs often prescribed to treat schizophrenia can increase risk of heart attack and irregular heartbeat, reports a new study. "But the risk of these events is low, and the benefits of the therapy certainly outweighs the small risk," says researcher Sean Hennessy, PharmD

      Read Full Article
    2. Antipsychotics Boost Heart Attack Risk.

      Nov. 8, 2002 -- Antipsychotic drugs often prescribed to treat schizophrenia can increase risk of heart attack and irregular heartbeat, reports a new study. "But the risk of these events is low, and the benefits of the therapy certainly outweighs the small risk," says researcher Sean Hennessy, PharmD

      Read Full Article
    3. Implant Helps Schizophrenics Stay on Meds

      -->May 31, 2002 -- Getting a mentally unstable person to take his or her medications as directed is one of the biggest challenges in treating people with schizophrenia. But a new device may provide a solution. Researchers have developed an implant that can deliver a steady dose of medication directl

      Read Full Article
    4. Butting Heads over 'A Beautiful Mind'

      -->March 15, 2002 -- Things are getting ugly in Hollywood over the facts behind the Oscar-nominated biopic A Beautiful Mind. Starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly, the movie tells the life story of John Nash, a mathematical genius who suffered from schizophrenia for much of his life but who i

      Read Full Article
    5. Birth Defects Provide Schizophrenia Clue

      Feb. 27, 2002 -- Babies born with minor physical abnormalities may be at increased risk of developing psychological problems such as schizophrenia -- especially if one or both of the parents suffers from schizophrenia. A new study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry , found children who

      Read Full Article
    6. New Drug Beats Old for Schizophrenia

      Jan. 2, 2002 -- Doctors often reach for new drugs when it comes to treating people with schizophrenia. But do they really work better than the old standbys? A new study suggests that they do. Since the 1950s, Haldol has helped many people with schizophrenia. However, its severe side effects -- inclu

      Read Full Article
    7. Study Fingers Schizophrenia Genes

      Dec. 13, 2001 -- In the largest study in the U.S. looking at genes for schizophrenia, researchers have pinpointed two particular areas that may play a big role in some groups of people. Previous studies have implicated several different genes behind schizophrenia. But the studies haven't been able t

      Read Full Article
    8. Schizophrenia Linked to Childhood Poverty

      Nov. 1, 2001 -- Although genetics are known to play a part in the development of mental illness, a new British study reveals that environment may also have a significant role. When researchers compared adults who had just been diagnosed with schizophrenia, they found that a significant number of the

      Read Full Article
    9. Older Dads More Prone to Having Kids With Schizophrenia

      Oct. 25, 2001 -- That ticking sound you hear is your biological clock winding down. No, not you, ladies. Guys apparently have reproductive clocks of their own, according to research that suggests older-than-average dads are more likely to have children at risk for certain medical problems, including

      Read Full Article
    10. Virus Provides a Clue to the Cause of Schizophrenia

      April 9, 2001 -- Scientists have long believed schizophrenia to be a disease that lies dormant, waiting for the right set of circumstances to strike its teenage or young adult victims. Whether genetic, biological, or environmental -- or some complex mix -- the precise nature of the early defect rema

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 51 - 60 of 67 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    vincent van gogh
    Famous faces you may recognize.
    paranoia
    Be aware of these warning signs.
     
    man with blurred face
    The real truth on this condition.
    dreamy psychodelic house and trees
    Types and causes.
     
    vincent van gogh
    Article
    paranoia
    Slideshow
     
    Schizophrenia What Increases Your Risk
    Article
    mother and daughter
    Article
     
    boy hiding under blanket
    Article
    male patient with doctor
    Article
     
    romantic couple
    Article
    businesswoman working at desk at night
    Article