Insight Into Sleep’S Role In Schizophrenia Offers Potential Treatment Path

A sleep abnormality likely plays an important role in schizophrenia, according to sleep experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). In a review of the growing body of evidence linking a reduction in sleep spindle activity to schizophrenia, the researchers suggested that a better understanding of this sleep abnormality’s genetic underpinnings opens the door … Read more

New Cerebral Palsy Resources You Should Know About

    United Cerebral Palsy: Educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with cpFrom home ownership to health care reform, inclusive education to competitive employment, UCP has established itself as a leader in the disability community.          Cerebral Palsy Family Network: The CP Family Network mission is … Read more

New Vaccine Bring Hope For Those Who Are Fighting Prostate Cancer

Researchers say the compound, called APC8015 (Provenge), primes patients’ immune systems to recognize and kill prostate cancer cells that have spread throughout the body.In a trial of 127 men with advanced disease, patients given the vaccine, called Provenge, experienced an average 18 percent increase in survival, compared to those on a placebo, the scientists report.”For … Read more