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Schizophrenia from abnormal memory genes

Schizophrenia from abnormal memory genes

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Nicholas Clifton

For a disorder characterised by delusions, hallucinations and false beliefs, it may come as a surprise to know that schizophrenia is thought to originate from the abnormal processing of memories. […]

A renewed commitment but inequalities persist

A renewed commitment but inequalities persist

Posted on 13 January 2017 by Norman Young

The prime minister Theresa May has restated a commitment made by her predecessor David Cameron to improve mental health care. Her statement was sandwiched between BBC headlines on psychiatric accident […]

Alzheimer’s cure or incurable hype?

Alzheimer’s cure or incurable hype?

Posted on 29 July 2016 by Professor Petroc Sumner

Yesterday many newspapers claimed a major breakthrough in dementia treatment: “Scientists create first drug to halt Alzheimer’s’” (The Times); “Scientists discover first drug to halt brain decline in Alzheimer’s” (The […]