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Schizophrenia is a chronic debilitating disorder which affects more than two million Americans, and millions more worldwide. While significant progress has been made in understanding the disease and developing treatments, there remains a significant unmet medical need. More than 50% of patients switch their medication in a given year due to either poor response or the experience of adverse events.
High-dose B vitamins can effectively reduce schizophrenia symptoms, research finds

High-dose B vitamins can effectively reduce schizophrenia symptoms, research finds

Rutgers-Princeton Center aims to improve diagnosis of psychiatric diseases using computational models

Rutgers-Princeton Center aims to improve diagnosis of psychiatric diseases using computational models

Genetic proneness to illnesses may contribute to self-reported tiredness and low energy

Genetic proneness to illnesses may contribute to self-reported tiredness and low energy

X-ray helps identify atomic composition of micronutrients in human brain organoids

X-ray helps identify atomic composition of micronutrients in human brain organoids

Geneticists use evolutionary history to shine light on plethora of neurodevelopmental disorders

Geneticists use evolutionary history to shine light on plethora of neurodevelopmental disorders

Research provides insights about left-right differences in embryonic neural development

Research provides insights about left-right differences in embryonic neural development

New study uncovers important links between glioblastoma and epileptic seizures

New study uncovers important links between glioblastoma and epileptic seizures

Rewards can be effective treatment for alcohol abuse in people with mental illness

Rewards can be effective treatment for alcohol abuse in people with mental illness

Patients with early, severe depression symptoms have increased genetic risk for psychiatric disorders

Patients with early, severe depression symptoms have increased genetic risk for psychiatric disorders

Adjusting KYNA levels can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior, mice study finds

Adjusting KYNA levels can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior, mice study finds

New 'mirror game' test could provide accurate and early diagnosis of schizophrenia

New 'mirror game' test could provide accurate and early diagnosis of schizophrenia

Non-severe infections can increase risk of developing serious mental disorders

Non-severe infections can increase risk of developing serious mental disorders

Scientists decipher emergence of neuronal diversity in the cerebral cortex

Scientists decipher emergence of neuronal diversity in the cerebral cortex

Missing gene may cause kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome

Missing gene may cause kidney and urinary tract defects in people with DiGeorge syndrome

Prenatal infection-induced epigenetic modifications may alter brain development in offspring

Prenatal infection-induced epigenetic modifications may alter brain development in offspring

UAB researchers discover novel underlying mechanism involved in anxiety disorders, PTSD

UAB researchers discover novel underlying mechanism involved in anxiety disorders, PTSD

Nicotine normalizes genetically-induced brain impairments linked to schizophrenia

Nicotine normalizes genetically-induced brain impairments linked to schizophrenia

Scientists find altered blood-brain barrier and increased intestinal permeability in people with ASD

Scientists find altered blood-brain barrier and increased intestinal permeability in people with ASD

Mutations in gene that enables memories, sense of direction can contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

Mutations in gene that enables memories, sense of direction can contribute to schizophrenia symptoms

Talking therapy strengthens connections in the brains of people with psychosis, study shows

Talking therapy strengthens connections in the brains of people with psychosis, study shows