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Month: December 2016

Is schizophrenia an autoimmune disease?

Is schizophrenia an autoimmune disease?

Posted on 20 December 2016 by Professor Paul Morgan

The concept that psychiatric diseases such as depression and schizophrenia might have an immune component dates back at least 40 years, with numerous studies providing evidence implicating the immune system […]

Does Parkinson’s disease start in the stomach?

Does Parkinson’s disease start in the stomach?

Posted on 16 December 2016 by Dr Emma Yhnell

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive condition that affects the brain, around 1 in 500 people are affected by PD in the UK. In PD, some of the cells in […]