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New Class of Drugs Shows Promise for the Treatment of Schizophrenia
By inhibiting a previously untargeted nerve-cell receptor in the brain, researchers have discovered a new class of compounds that may be useful in the treatment of schizophrenia. In animal models of… Read More
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One of the side effects of using antidepressant medications of the SSRI class (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may be an increased risk of bone loss and fractures. A study published… Read More
New Technique Recreates Large-Scale Genetic Errors
Second-generation antipsychotic medications like risperidone (Risperdal) and aripiprazole (Abilify) can help reduce agitation and irritability in children with autism spectrum disorders. Read More
Ketamine, an anesthetic that is being tested as a fast-acting antidepressant, causes delayed social development and changes in brain function that last into adulthood, say researchers who… Read More
New Compounds Show Promise in Treating Schizophrenia Symptoms
Two new small-molecule compounds tested in mice can alleviate some symptoms of schizophrenia-like behaviors, including movement abnormalities, social avoidance, and cognitive performance. As reported… Read More