In a groundbreaking study, researchers discover new schizophrenia risk genes

The results, according to researchers, deepen our understanding of brain disorders and may suggest new therapy targets. In a large-scale new study, two recently identified genes have been related to schizophrenia. Additionally, one previously identified gene connected to schizophrenia risk has also been linked to autism. Notably, this is the first study that is aware […]

Dementia risk can be increased by psychiatric conditions by 250%

The findings provide more proof that safeguarding people’s mental health could prevent dementia. Psychotic disorders may be more closely associated to dementia than other mental diseases like depression or anxiety, according to a recent systematic review and meta-analysis that was published in the journal Psychological Medicine. Researchers from University College London reviewed the evidence and […]

Use of antipsychotics is linked to an increased risk of breast cancer

According to a study, using antipsychotic medications increases your chance of breast cancer. In the world’s first systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies involving over 2 million people, a research team from the Center for Safe Medication Practice and Research (CSMPR), Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong […]

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