Navigation Links
Identifying The Risks Of Developing Schizophrenia

A new study suggests exposure to influenza while in the womb may put infants at risk of developing schizophrenia later on in life.// Researchers say prenatal exposure to the flu meaning the infant is exposed to the virus because the mother has contracted the disease leads to an increased risk of schizophrenia. Most of these studies have relied on the mother’s memory of infection or tried to link the two conditions by looking at people who were born during major flu epidemics -- leaving room for error.

Researchers used stored blood from mothers who gave birth between 1959 and 1966 to test for the presence of influenza during the pregnancies. The study involved 64 people diagnosed with schizophrenia and 125 healthy people. Results of the study showed people whose mothers had antibodies to the flu virus in their blood during the first trimester of pregnancy were seven-times more likely to have schizophrenia than those whose mothers showed no sign of the virus at that stage of pregnancy.

However researchers call for more research not only to confirm these findings, but also to uncover the best way to prevent influenza exposure among women who may become pregnant and to determine whether it is the virus itself that increases the risk for schizophrenia or whether the antibodies the body makes against the virus are to blame.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Identifying bacteria made amiable
2. Identifying brain lesions with impaired consciousness
3. Identifying Virus Found To Be Essential for HIV Patients
4. Identifying Those At Risk For Diabetes
5. Identifying Predictors Of Anthrax
6. Identifying Irregular Heart Beats
7. Identifying Those At Risk For Diabetes
8. Identifying Heart Disease Early
9. Identifying The Risk For Kidney Infection
10. Identifying What Consumers Look For On Food Stuff Labels
11. Scientists Closer To Identifying Gene Connected To Alzheimers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/28/2016)... AL (PRWEB) , ... May 28, 2016 , ... May ... US Open Martial Arts Fighting Challenge with theme event of “K Warriors” on June ... Mobile, AL 36608. , The event is sponsored and hosted by Shaolin Institute ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... Two director-level employees of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) ... The award recognizes businesswomen who excel in their fields and who have made significant ... Long-Term Services and Supports) Program at Horizon NJ Health and Theresa Ponton, Director of ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An educational campaign aimed at ... stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It also provides insight to ... industry leaders such as Bioness. , As patients feel increasingly concerned about ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Each ... studying complementary medicine. Allison Outerbridge is this year’s Life University winner ... 18 at the university’s Student Leadership Awards ceremony. , Outerbridge is approaching her ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... California (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... associated with discovery of thousands of defective respirators, according to court documents and ... the case of William and Becky Tyler v. American Optical Corporation, Case No. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/25/2016)... , Germany and ... QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime ... a licensing and co-development agreement with Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to ... will be to develop and market PITX2 as a marker ... other high-risk breast cancer patients. "We are pleased ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... Florida , May 25, 2016 ... Conference & Expo earlier this month, the numbers and ... revenues continue to climb into the billions, more research ... newly released 4th Edition State of Legal Marijuana Markets ... a cannabis-focused data-analysis firm, much of the increase in ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 Inivata, a ... of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analysis to improve ... of Professor Clive Morris as Chief ... the clinical development programme, scientific collaborations, and through ... significant improvements in clinical outcomes for patients. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: