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Study provides clues to relationship between schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis

An in-depth computational analysis of genetic variants implicated in both schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh points to eight...

B vitamins reduce schizophrenia symptoms, study finds

Add-on treatment with high-dose b-vitamins can significantly reduce symptoms of schizophrenia more than standard treatments alone, a new study finds. Image credit: Flickr/Vitamina Verde A...

Researchers find chemical switch that may decrease symptoms of schizophrenia

A new study by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers has found that in mice, adjusting levels of a compound called kynurenic acid...

‘Mirror game’ test could secure early detection of schizophrenia, study shows

Image showing brain areas more active in controls than in schizophrenia patients during a working memory task during a fMRI study.Image Credit: Wikimedia Virtual...

Nicotine normalizes brain activity deficits that are key to schizophrenia

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and other brain imaging technologies allow for the study of differences in brain activity in people diagnosed with schizophrenia....

Genetics link sleep disturbance with restless legs syndrome, schizophrenia and obesity

A team of American and British scientists have for the first time discovered genetic connections between sleep disturbance and a range of medical disorders...

Further evidence found for causal links between cannabis and schizophrenia

Image Credit: Flickr/CharlónPeople who have a greater risk of developing schizophrenia are more likely to try cannabis, according to new research, which also found...

Insight Into Sleep’s Role In Schizophrenia Offers Potential Treatment Path

‘Sleep spindles’ linked to memory and cognitive function are reduced in patients with schizophrenia A sleep abnormality likely plays an important role in schizophrenia, according...

Schizophrenia Emerged After Humans Diverged From Neanderthals

Schizophrenia poses an evolutionary enigma. The disorder has existed throughout recorded human history and persists despite its severe effects on thought and behavior, and...

In search of neurobiological factors for schizophrenia

Location of the hippocampus in the human brain: sagittal and axial view (from left to right) of the hippocampus (yellow) in an MRI.Credit: ©...