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In research published today in Molecular Psychiatry, a multinational team of scientists presents new evidence supporting the theory that in at least some cases of schizophrenia, autism and intellectual disability (ID), malfunctions in some of the same genes are contributing to pathology.
When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some forms of autism.
MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bruno Giros, PhD, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University,
Researchers have found a system of genetic mutations and signature patterns underlying schizophrenia, according to two studies.
The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people.
Stretches of DNA called retrotransposons, often dubbed "junk DNA", might play an important role in schizophrenia.
Surprisingly little is known about schizophrenia.
Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3.
In a breakthrough study, an international team of researchers has identified 22 locations in the human genome that are involved in the development of the schizophrenia, including 13 that have been named for the very the first time.
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