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BPC-157 Peptide for Neurological & CNS Disorders: Preliminary Research

BPC 157, a stable gastric pentadecapeptide, has recently emerged as a promising therapeutic agent due to its multifaceted role in treating various central nervous system disorders. Its ability to mitigate conditions like stroke, schizophrenia, and spinal cord injuries while promoting neural recovery and functional improvement is capturing the interest of the medical community. Highlights: BPC …

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Vraylar (Cariprazine) Approved For Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder

Vraylar (Cariprazine) was approved by the FDA on September 17, 2015 for the treatment of schizophrenia and mania associated with bipolar disorder.  In clinical trials, the drug was referenced as “RGH-188” – containing Cariprazine as the primary active ingredient.  The drug had completed Phase III clinical trials in 2012, and was pending FDA approval for …

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20+ New Schizophrenia Medications In Development (2015)

It is estimated that over 2.5 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with schizophrenia; this equates to approximately 1.1% of the population.  There are many different types of schizophrenia, in fact, genetic clusters suggest it is 8 distinct diseases.  Therefore not everyone diagnosed with schizophrenia has the same set of symptoms. Certain …

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Rexulti (Brexpiprazole) Approved For Schizophrenia & Depression (Adjunct)

Rexulti (Brexpiprazole) is a drug that was approved July 10, 2015 for the treatment of schizophrenia and as an adjunctive option for major depressive disorder.  In clinical trials it was referred to as the chemical “OPC-34712” and is being marketed as a superior successor to Abilify (Aripiprazole) due to the fact that Abilify’s patent expired …

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Antipsychotics and Brain Damage: Shrinkage & Volume Loss

Antipsychotics are drugs that alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia and psychotic episodes.  These medications are considered highly effective interventions for mitigating “positive symptoms” such as hallucinations (e.g. hearing voices) and various types of delusions (e.g. assuming others are plotting against you).  Approved uses for antipsychotics include treating individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and cases of …

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Hidden Benefits Of Nicotine on The Brain

When most people think of nicotine, they think of smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products.  Since tobacco products are linked to various types of cancer (e.g. lung cancer from smoking), many people assume that nicotine is inherently evil.  While nicotine is considered one of the most addictive drugs, there isn’t significant evidence supporting the idea …

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