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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.
Hospital services most expensive part of U.S. health aystem

Hospital services most expensive part of U.S. health aystem

Acne drug Roaccutane linked to depression

Acne drug Roaccutane linked to depression

Eating disorder activists meet Washington

Eating disorder activists meet Washington

Study compares delivery methods of schizophrenia medicines

Study compares delivery methods of schizophrenia medicines

MIT device to detect and prevent epileptic seizures

MIT device to detect and prevent epileptic seizures

Nicotine shows potential medical benefits

Nicotine shows potential medical benefits

Variation in 3 genes influences risk of age-related macular degeneration

Variation in 3 genes influences risk of age-related macular degeneration

The public face of mental illness

The public face of mental illness

RNA gene found to be one of the fastest evolving regions in human genome

RNA gene found to be one of the fastest evolving regions in human genome

New understanding of how our brains process sensory information

New understanding of how our brains process sensory information

Researchers have found that increasing paternal age is significantly associated with increased rates of spontaneous abortion

Researchers have found that increasing paternal age is significantly associated with increased rates of spontaneous abortion

Genetic mutations may be responsible for schizophrenia

Genetic mutations may be responsible for schizophrenia

fMRI shows "gambling" structures in the brain

fMRI shows "gambling" structures in the brain

Researchers identify earliest neuron in the embryonic human cerebral cortex

Researchers identify earliest neuron in the embryonic human cerebral cortex

Memory Pharmaceuticals achieves milestone for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders

Memory Pharmaceuticals achieves milestone for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders

Clozapine has serious health consequences

Clozapine has serious health consequences

Altered activity in receptor pair points to further complexity in schizophrenia pathology

Altered activity in receptor pair points to further complexity in schizophrenia pathology

Antipsychotic use in children increasing

Antipsychotic use in children increasing

Protein called Elk-1appears to play role in neurodegeneration and schizophrenia

Protein called Elk-1appears to play role in neurodegeneration and schizophrenia

PET imaging of cerebral cannabinoid CB1 receptors with [11C]JHU75528

PET imaging of cerebral cannabinoid CB1 receptors with [11C]JHU75528