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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.
Different antipsychotic medications may have different effects on brain volume in patients with first episode of psychosis

Different antipsychotic medications may have different effects on brain volume in patients with first episode of psychosis

New drug to treat chronic hepatitis B

New drug to treat chronic hepatitis B

Images of brain activity may hold clues to the onset of schizophrenia

Images of brain activity may hold clues to the onset of schizophrenia

Researchers identify biochemical target that could lead to a new class of antibiotics to fight TB

Researchers identify biochemical target that could lead to a new class of antibiotics to fight TB

New understanding to how cells in auditory system organize before hearing develops

New understanding to how cells in auditory system organize before hearing develops

Dopamine sheds new light on drug addiction

Dopamine sheds new light on drug addiction

Gene variant that may increase the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Gene variant that may increase the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Dramatic evidence of how psychiatric disorders are underdiagnosed in hospital emergency departments

Dramatic evidence of how psychiatric disorders are underdiagnosed in hospital emergency departments

Cannabis use may increase risk of stroke

Cannabis use may increase risk of stroke

Schizophrenia may arise from a single genetic defect

Schizophrenia may arise from a single genetic defect

Achieva 3T MR Scanner launched officially launched

Achieva 3T MR Scanner launched officially launched

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

Organon’s compound, Org 24448, selected to test efficacy of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia

Organon’s compound, Org 24448, selected to test efficacy of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia

Psychiatric disorders detected using blood test

Psychiatric disorders detected using blood test

Memory problems could be a clue to psychosis

Memory problems could be a clue to psychosis

Study identifies potentially valuable applications for new drug Nifrolidine

Study identifies potentially valuable applications for new drug Nifrolidine

Functional magnetic resonance imaging helps visualize the human brain as a massive, interacting, complex network

Functional magnetic resonance imaging helps visualize the human brain as a massive, interacting, complex network

Sméagol, a 587 year old, hobbit-like male of no fixed abode had issues

Sméagol, a 587 year old, hobbit-like male of no fixed abode had issues

Genetic markers implicated in fatal side effects of schizophrenia drug

Genetic markers implicated in fatal side effects of schizophrenia drug

Neurobiologists distinguish in unprecedented detail the patterns of brain activity

Neurobiologists distinguish in unprecedented detail the patterns of brain activity