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Exposure to dogs in childhood can reduce risk of schizophrenia

Children exposed to dogs less likely to develop schizophrenia later in life.

20 Dec 2019 10:55 AM

US man kills father for cutting his allowance, convicted

Prosecutors said the son knew what he was doing and was motivated by anger over the reduction in his allowance.

29 Jun 2019 10:50 AM

Epilepsy closely linked to mental illnesses

Patients with schizophrenia, epilepsy die before 50 years.

18 May 2019 8:47 AM

Can genetics predict response to antipsychotic medications?

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Nov 2018 7:42 PM

How the brain cells 'talk'

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Sep 2018 7:00 PM


Schizophrenic woman kept chained at home for 6 years, rescued in Odisha

According to her father, the woman 'starts tearing her clothes, runs away from home, and breaks things when she is left free'.

30 Aug 2018 10:08 AM

Stress affects people with schizophrenia differently

However, there was no change seen in people at high risk for psychosis.

12 Jul 2018 1:52 PM

'40 genes linked to aggressive behaviour identified'

"These genes take part in biological processes that are related to the development and function of the central nervous system.

11 Jul 2018 12:58 PM

Folic acid linked to healthy brain development through childhood

Brain cortex thickness was greatest in youth born after full implementation of folic acid fortification.

05 Jul 2018 3:43 PM

Genetic interactions responsible for neuro disorders

The researchers turned to fruit flies to try to identify how the deletion on chromosome 16 was causing these symptoms.

01 Jul 2018 1:09 PM


Here's how emotions in facial expressions are understood

Special brain mechanisms may be more concerned with emotion detection than recognition per se.

02 Jun 2018 5:30 PM

Researchers say distress in pregnancy can 'turn on' schizophrenia genes

Schizophrenia is a mental health issue that affects how you think, behave, feel and cause one to have a distorted view of reality.

30 May 2018 1:49 PM

Study finds link between antipsychotic treatment during pregnancy, gestational diabetes

The study appears in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry. 

08 May 2018 5:09 PM

Global study finds 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

Scientists also found that the genetic basis for depression is shared with other psychiatric disorders.

29 Apr 2018 10:29 AM

Global study finds 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

The new findings could help explain why not everyone treated with antidepressants sees their condition improve.

28 Apr 2018 8:13 AM


Attention deficit disorder associated with impaired brain coordination

Here is what a new study has found.

09 Apr 2018 4:37 PM

Food supplements may help treat psychosis: study

Certain antioxidant supplements, such as n-acetyl cysteine and vitamin C, may also be effective.

23 Mar 2018 3:53 PM

Researchers find link between childhood trauma, schizophrenia

Psychotic symptoms can include detachment from reality, hallucinations, delusions, disorganised thinking, and lack of motivation or emotion.

12 Mar 2018 6:17 PM

Young males at risk of developing severe mental disorders: study

In women aged 45-54, it is slightly higher than among men in the same age group.

03 Mar 2018 5:48 PM

50 new gene regions behind schizophrenia risk found

Genes linked to schizophrenia risk are mostly crucial to normal development and therefore typically do not contain harmful mutations.

28 Feb 2018 7:41 PM