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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.
Internal part of prefrontal cortex identified as key structure for memory formation

Internal part of prefrontal cortex identified as key structure for memory formation

New device to test for proteins that play important role in human health and disease

New device to test for proteins that play important role in human health and disease

Full impact of mental health and substance abuse disorders on U.S. community hospitals

Full impact of mental health and substance abuse disorders on U.S. community hospitals

MIT model helps see how folds develop and decay in the cerebral cortex

MIT model helps see how folds develop and decay in the cerebral cortex

Nicotine shown to enhance learning and memory

Nicotine shown to enhance learning and memory

Stanford technique directly controls brain cell activity with light

Stanford technique directly controls brain cell activity with light

UT Metroplex institutions to collaborate on biomedical research

UT Metroplex institutions to collaborate on biomedical research

Men and women who wait to have babies later in life may increase their children's risk for autism

Men and women who wait to have babies later in life may increase their children's risk for autism

Computer model behaves like humans on visual categorization task

Computer model behaves like humans on visual categorization task

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Precise region in the frontal cortex may be specialised for learning social information

Precise region in the frontal cortex may be specialised for learning social information

Study results on bifeprunox in patients with schizophrenia

Study results on bifeprunox in patients with schizophrenia

Molecular mechanism involved in development of schizophrenia

Molecular mechanism involved in development of schizophrenia

25 per cent of new cases of schizophrenia in the UK may be due to cannabis

25 per cent of new cases of schizophrenia in the UK may be due to cannabis

House panel requests marketing documents from pharmaceutical companies regarding off-label drug promotion

House panel requests marketing documents from pharmaceutical companies regarding off-label drug promotion

Severe stress can damage a child's brain

Severe stress can damage a child's brain

Rare cell prevents rampant brain activity

Rare cell prevents rampant brain activity

New insight into brain disorders

New insight into brain disorders

Vitamin D deficiency widespread among women during pregnancy

Vitamin D deficiency widespread among women during pregnancy

Abnormalities in eye movements and attention define risk for schizophrenia

Abnormalities in eye movements and attention define risk for schizophrenia