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Schizophrenia and the Synapse
Ruth Williams | Jan 27, 2016
Genetic evidence suggests that overactive synaptic pruning drives development of schizophrenia.
One Gene, Two Disorders
Karen Zusi | Dec 11, 2015
Researchers link different mutations in a single gene to autistic and schizophrenic phenotypes in mice.
Brain Fold Tied to Hallucinations
Kerry Grens | Nov 19, 2015
A shorter crease in the medial prefrontal cortex is linked with a higher risk of schizophrenics experiencing hallucinations.
Fish Oil May Slow Schizophrenia
Jef Akst | Aug 13, 2015
Omega-3 supplementation reduced progression rates among people with early-stage symptoms of schizophrenia, according to a small trial.
The Roots of Schizophrenia
Jef Akst | Jun 4, 2015
Researchers link disease-associated mutations to excitatory and inhibitory signaling in the brain.
Molly Sharlach | Nov 10, 2014
A robot replicates the neurological phenomenon that causes people to feel like another person is nearby.
Genetic Spectra of Schizophrenia
Tracy Vence | Sep 16, 2014
An analysis of three independent genome-wide association studies suggests schizophrenia is a group of heritable disorders associated with distinct clinical syndromes.
Brain Genetics Paper Retracted
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 4, 2014
A study that identified genes linked to communication between different areas of the brain has been retracted by its authors because of statistical flaws.
More Schizophrenia-Related Variants
Kerry Grens | Jul 22, 2014
The latest genome-wide search for genetic variants tied to the psychiatric disorder triples the number of candidates.
Week in Review: April 7–11
Tracy Vence | Apr 11, 2014
Stress and telomere length in children; osmotic channel protein identified; amoeba nibbles, then kills cells; amphetamine and mental disorder risk; news from AACR