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A new study on enhancing behavior and brain activation in patients with schizophrenia has found that a specific type of computerized cognitive training can do just that.
Adolescents diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychoses appear to show greater decreases in gray matter volume and increases in cerebrospinal fluid in the frontal lobe compared to healthy adolescents without a diagnosis of psychosis.
Carrying single DNA letter changes from two different genes together may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia, according to this study.
Cannabis use is associated with disturbances in concentration and memory.
Researchers have confirmed a bidirectional relation between schizophrenia and epilepsy.
As one of the leaders of an international research consortium, Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have discovered that several common genetic variants contribute to a person's risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, or manic-depressive illness.
Researchers from Taiwan have confirmed a bidirectional relation between schizophrenia and epilepsy.
Although it affects less than 1 percent of the global population, schizophrenia exacts a large toll in terms of expense and human suffering.
A rare â€œde novoâ€ protein-altering mutations- genetic errors that are present in patients but not in their parents- play a role in more than 50 percent of â€œsporadicâ€, not hereditary, cases of schizophrenia.
Researchers have revealed the molecular pathway that is affected during the onset of schizophrenia and successfully alleviated symptoms of the illness in mice, using a cancer drug currently in advanced clinical trials.
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