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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.
Extension of embryo screening will help reduce serious illness

Extension of embryo screening will help reduce serious illness

Lilly to extend patient assistance programs for Medicare patients

Lilly to extend patient assistance programs for Medicare patients

Olanzapine appears to lower or delay full-blown psychosis

Olanzapine appears to lower or delay full-blown psychosis

Study indicates how drug efficacy can be increased by manipulating the signalling mechanism

Study indicates how drug efficacy can be increased by manipulating the signalling mechanism

Study shows drugs work differently in the brains of men and women

Study shows drugs work differently in the brains of men and women

Genetic clue found to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Genetic clue found to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

How much advice on mental illness treatment is influenced by drug companies?

How much advice on mental illness treatment is influenced by drug companies?

New research shows specific mechanisms may not exist for facial recognition

New research shows specific mechanisms may not exist for facial recognition

Dealing with children's misbehavior

Dealing with children's misbehavior

No evidence that early episodes of schizophrenia without medication result in long-term harm

No evidence that early episodes of schizophrenia without medication result in long-term harm

No evidence that early episodes of schizophrenia without medication result in long-term harm

No evidence that early episodes of schizophrenia without medication result in long-term harm

Researchers find potential new mechanism for how the brain's reward system works

Researchers find potential new mechanism for how the brain's reward system works

Hospitalized schizophrenics more likely to have complications

Hospitalized schizophrenics more likely to have complications

Mood-swings impair attention and memory

Mood-swings impair attention and memory

Yale School of Medicine expands research using transcranial magnetic stimulation for schizophrenia

Yale School of Medicine expands research using transcranial magnetic stimulation for schizophrenia

Repligen commences phase 2 trial of RG2417 for bipolar depression

Repligen commences phase 2 trial of RG2417 for bipolar depression

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may influence mood, personality and behavior

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may influence mood, personality and behavior

Eating fish keeps mind as well as heart, happy and healthy

Eating fish keeps mind as well as heart, happy and healthy

SRY protein explains why men more likely to develop Parkinson's

SRY protein explains why men more likely to develop Parkinson's

SRY gene directly controls neuronal function in the brain

SRY gene directly controls neuronal function in the brain