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A study of eye movements in schizophrenia patients provides new evidence of impaired reading fluency in individuals with the mental illness.
Magnetic fields produced by the naturally occurring electrical currents in the brain could potentially be used as an objective test for schizophrenia and help to better understand the disease.
Although schizophrenia is highly genetic in origin, the genes involved in the disorder have been difficult to identify.
An Indiana University-led research team, along with a group of national and international collaborators, has identified and prioritized a comprehensive group of genes most associated with schizophrenia that together can generate a score indicating whether an individual is at higher or lower risk of developing the disease.
New brain research suggests lazy people could be naturally born that way. Researchers found evidence which suggests a person’s willingness to work hard and make money are tied to specific chemicals in 3 areas of the brain.
In a new study, researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have identified epigenetic changes – known as DNA methylation – in the blood of patients with schizophrenia.
Working with genetically engineered mice and the genomes of thousands of people with schizophrenia, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they now better understand how both nature and nurture can affect one's risks for schizophrenia and abnormal brain development in general.
Schizophrenia has long been known to be hereditary.
People with schizophrenia report improved functioning after participating in a new, evidence-based clinical program, according to results announced today from a six-month pilot.