Depression “Biotypes” Could Help Target Treatments
Tests for various substances in the blood are one example of the power of “biomarkers,” measurable biological traits that tell doctors a patient either has or is at risk for a particular illness.… Read More
Sleep Disturbances Linked to Symptom Severity Among Those At High Risk for Psychotic Disorders
Athletes with a history of concussions have signs of above-average inflammation in their brains that can be detected with a PET scan, according to a new study of active and recently retired NFL… Read More
Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Raised Odds of Schizophrenia in Children
Prenatal exposure to nicotine can raise the odds that a child may develop schizophrenia later in life, according to a new study of Finnish women and children, published May 24 in the American Journal… Read More
Research newly reported in the journal Molecular Psychiatry could help doctors identify women who are most at risk for suicide, using biological markers that can be measured in the blood and a newly… Read More
Blood Markers Indicate High Inflammation Levels
In an analysis of the results of 114 prior studies, scientists have found that some people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder have biomarkers in their blood… Read More