Tag: "neuropsychiatric" at medical news
Pathological gambling is associated to brain functions
... Scientists are of the opinion that gambling is a neuropsychiatric
disorder and is controlled by the prefrontal cortex of the brain. The results prove that the pathology of the decision making, which is seated in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, function differently in the chronic gamblers who plan, organize and ...
US Reviews Risks Of Tamiflu After 12 Children Die
... Tamiflu, said: There is no increase in deaths and neuropsychiatric
events in patients on Tamiflu versus influenza patients in general. Officials from the FDA and the Swiss drugs giant will present information about the cases to an FDA advisory panel today. Demand for Tamiflu has soared as avian flu, which has kille...
US Regulator Sees No Link Between Tamiflu And Japan Deaths
...e was no 'causal link between pediatric deaths and neuropsychiatric
adverse events and Tamiflu,' an FDA statement said after a hearing of its paediatric safety panel. Roche said it 'intends to work with the FDA to change the drug's labeling based on adverse skin events that have occurred in a small number of patient...
Symptoms In Dementia Patients Negatively Correlates With The Characteristics Of Caregivers
...cluding their emotional state, could contribute to neuropsychiatric
(behavioral) symptoms in dementia patients,’ said ...ession and burden, and caregivers were asked about neuropsychiatric
symptoms in the patients. The researchers adjusted for variables that could have influenced the re...
Blame Myelin for Many Neuropsychiatric Disorders
...e of “our unique vulnerability to highly prevalent neuropsychiatric
disorders.” The paper argues that viewing the brain as a myelin-dependent “Internet” may be key to developing new and novel treatments against disease and aid in assessing the efficacy of currently available treatments, including the use of nicotine ...
Rett Syndrome Reversed in Genetic Mouse Model
... children and adults with Rett, autism and related neuropsychiatric
disorders," commented Zoghbi. The reversal experiments were carried out in the Bird lab by research assistant Jacky Guy. Employing technology known as Cre-lox recombination, she created mouse models in which MECP2 was silenced by insertion of a St...
Strep, Psychiatric Symptoms Possibly Linked in Some Children
...ne. “We did not assess the children for particular neuropsychiatric
disorders, so we’re not saying actual disorders we... found an association between strep infections and neuropsychiatric
symptoms within a group of students in a Florida school system. Previously, research in the PANDAS f...
Optimum Folate and Vitamin B12 Levels Essential for Cognitive Function in Seniors
...ected, causing people with the condition to suffer neuropsychiatric
consequences. But in our study, the people with low vitamin B12 who also had high serum folate were more likely to exhibit anemia and cognitive impairment than subjects with low vitamin B12 status and normal serum folate. So although having high seru...
Understanding of Schizophrenia Could Lead to New Treatment Options
...al and behavioral changes resembling those seen in neuropsychiatric
disorders," says Corfas, the study's senior author...ystem, something that also occurs in patients with neuropsychiatric
disorders," says Corfas. Finally, mice whose NRG1-erbB signaling was blocked showed behavioral ch...
Doctor Advises Caution Over Flu Drug
...7, there had already been more than 100 reports of neuropsychiatric
events (including delirium, convulsions, and encephalitis) with oseltamivir in children, almost entirely from Japan, which has the highest usage of oseltamivir worldwide. But a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review concluded that these events wer...
New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia
...ing of and better diagnostic protocols for various neuropsychiatric
disorders. The phi complex may prove to be a sensitive probe or neuromarker of neuropsychiatric
disorders such as autism and schizophrenia where the inability to have harmonious social interaction...
UCLA Researchers Discover Link Between Parkinsons and Narcolepsy
...normal behavior and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric
Food Supplement to Combat Alzheimers Disease
...larger studies on individuals with more pronounced neuropsychiatric
symptoms are conducted....
Alien Hand Syndrome Causes Random Hand Movement
...pectives for the comprehension of neurological and neuropsychiatric
disorders associated with abnormal motor control or abnormal awareness of action, such as utilization behavior, phantom limb, anosognosia [in which a person suffers a disability due to a brain injury but is unaware of it], or delusions of control in ...
Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis
...r with declining activities of daily living and by neuropsychiatric
symptoms or behavioural changes. It is the most common form of dementia. The existing criteria were published in 1984 by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke-Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders (NINCDS-ADRDA) working grou...