Latest News

Folate and vitamin B12 reduce disabling schizophrenia symptoms in some patients

Adding the dietary supplements folate and vitamin B12 to treatment with antipsychotic medication improved a core symptom component of schizophrenia in a study of more than 100 patients. The study focused on negative symptoms of schizophrenia -- which include apathy, social withdrawal, and a lack of emotional expressiveness. While the level of improvement across all participants was modest, results were more significant in individuals carrying specific variants in genes involved with folate metabolism.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • DNA signature in Ice Storm babies: Prenatal maternal stress exposure to natural disasters predicts epigenetic profile of offspring

  • Chefs at schools can increase school meal participation, vegetable intake among students

  • Improving babies' language skills before they're even old enough to speak

  • After-school exercise program enhances cognition in 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds

  • How career dreams are born

  • Who are the men, boys suffering from anorexia?

  • Feeling fatigued while driving? Don't reach for your music

  • New clues revealed to understand brain stimulation

  • What makes a song sing? Backup singers

  • Transplant drug could boost power of brain tumor treatments, study finds

  •