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People With Schizophrenia Have Different Throat Bacteria
This could be helpful for new treatments, faster diagnoses, and figuring out what causes the disease in the first place
This Robot Can Make You Feel Like There’s A Ghost Behind You
Ever feel another human “presence” nearby? It may just mean your brain is confused.
The Week In Numbers: Origami Microscopes, Laser Turrets, And A Bit More Than One Texas
It's been a bumper week for algae.
Genetically, Schizophrenia Is At Least Eight Separate Diseases
A range of disorders lead to different symptoms, new research says, raising hopes for individualized treatment.
Enjoy The Feeling Of Adderall? You May Be Less Likely To Develop ADHD
A link between affinity for a drug and susceptibility to a condition
Give Voices In Your Head A Virtual Body And They’ll Go Away
A recent study showed that schizophrenic patients who put an avatar to the voices they were hearing ended up hearing the voices less.
Scientists Switch Social Behaviors On and Off in Mice, Shedding Light on Human Social Disorders
Just yesterday we learned that Caltech researchers can use pulses of light to toggle aggressive behaviors in the mouse brain....
Computer Scientists Induce Schizophrenia in a Neural Network, Causing it to Make Ridiculous Claims
Researchers testing mental illness figured out how to induce schizophrenic symptoms in a computer, causing it to place itself at...
New Analysis Says Cannabis Breeders Should Grow for Safety As Well As Potency
There’s a lot of misinformation blowing around out there concerning the medical benefits, and detriments, of smoking marijuana, but two...
8 Percent of Human Genome Was Inserted By Virus, and May Cause Schizophrenia
The rise of psychopharmacology has led doctors to not only treat mental illnesses like regular diseases, but think of them...