Posts Tagged "schizophrenia"

Antipsychotics: Do they do more harm than good?

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 in Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the  May 8, 2017 Medical Rewind Show. Millions of people in the United States live with schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders. Many of these people control their symptoms with the help of antipsychotic medication, but do the side effects of antipsychotics outweigh the benefits? New research investigates.More than 3.5 million U.S. adults (or 1.1 percent of the country’s population) are affected by schizophrenia. Additionally, it is estimated that in any given year in the U.S., around 9.8 million...

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Infection Reaction Linked to Schizophrenia

Posted on Sep 8, 2010 in Health & Wellness

A pregnant woman’s reaction to flu, viruses and other infections may increase the risk of schizophrenia in her child, U.S. researcher suggest. Lauren Ellman of Temple University in Philadelphia and colleagues say exposure during pregnancy to certain immune proteins — such as those produced in response to the flu — raises the risk of giving birth to offspring who develop brain alterations associated with schizophrenia. The study, published in the journal Schizophrenia Research, finds a direct correlation between structural brain changes among offspring diagnosed with...

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