Schizophrenia emerged after humans diverged from Neanderthals

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Schizophrenia poses an evolutionary enigma. The disorder has persisted throughout recorded history.

MRI scans prove schizophrenic brains attempt self-repair

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The findings point the way to the development of targeted treatments that potentially could better address some of the core pathology in schizophrenia"

New drug could prevent impaired memory in schizophrenia sufferers

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

A mutation thwarts the development of neurons that connect two parts of the brain together, the prefrontal cortex and the hippocampus, while the brain is forming.

Brain levels of B12 are prematurely low in those with autism or schizophrenia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

A study has found that B12 levels in the brain are decreased in the elderly and are much lower in those with autism or schizophrenia.

Immune clue to preventing schizophrenia

Posted in Science on 19th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

It may be possible to prevent schizophrenia by calming the brain's immune system, say scientists.