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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.
Shp2 protein plays a critical role in obesity

Shp2 protein plays a critical role in obesity

Scientists have identified a fault in the brain waves of schizophrenics that may explain their hallucinations and disturbed thinking

Scientists have identified a fault in the brain waves of schizophrenics that may explain their hallucinations and disturbed thinking

Dopamine in the brain plays a key role in how we make choices

Dopamine in the brain plays a key role in how we make choices

Body's 'internal marijuana': A new target for treatment of schizophrenia, Parkinson's?

Body's 'internal marijuana': A new target for treatment of schizophrenia, Parkinson's?

Genetic mutations could collectively raise bowel cancer risk

Genetic mutations could collectively raise bowel cancer risk

Treatment sometimes absent for children of mothers with mental illness

Treatment sometimes absent for children of mothers with mental illness

An errant enzyme linked to bipolar disorder impairs awareness, perception and reasoning

An errant enzyme linked to bipolar disorder impairs awareness, perception and reasoning

Interaction of nervous system proteins help researchers better understand age-related memory and hearing loss

Interaction of nervous system proteins help researchers better understand age-related memory and hearing loss

Genes linked to schizophrenia might function to cause the disease

Genes linked to schizophrenia might function to cause the disease

New imaging technology gathers valuable information about the brains of people with schizophrenia

New imaging technology gathers valuable information about the brains of people with schizophrenia

Atypical antipsychotics commonly used to treat children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may trigger insulin resistance

Atypical antipsychotics commonly used to treat children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may trigger insulin resistance

Children of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia in later life

Children of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia in later life

Study shows how people with severe and persistent mental illnesses live their everyday lives

Study shows how people with severe and persistent mental illnesses live their everyday lives

Herbal, nutritional supplements linked to side effects ranging from dry eye to retinal hemorrhages and transient visual loss

Herbal, nutritional supplements linked to side effects ranging from dry eye to retinal hemorrhages and transient visual loss

Survey on treatment for schizophrenia sheds new light on what people with schizophrenia feel is important for long-term quality care

Survey on treatment for schizophrenia sheds new light on what people with schizophrenia feel is important for long-term quality care

Innovative help for parents of autistic children

Innovative help for parents of autistic children

Stem cells and drug design

Stem cells and drug design

Personality disorder symptoms can change with time

Personality disorder symptoms can change with time

People with mental disorders develop cancer at younger ages

People with mental disorders develop cancer at younger ages

Findings have implications for understanding psychiatric and neurological disease that affect the hippocampus

Findings have implications for understanding psychiatric and neurological disease that affect the hippocampus