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The Myth of Schizophrenia as a Progressive Brain Disease

Schizophrenia has historically been considered to be a deteriorating disease, a view reinforced by recent MRI findings of progressive brain […]

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First global ‘index’ to measure wellbeing of older people

An international group of experts have developed the Global AgeWatch Index to help highlight the varying quality of life and […]

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By R Kennedy | Geriatrics . News
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APA Joins ‘Choosing Wisely’ Project With Cautions on Antipsychotic Prescribing

APA has released a list of cautionary principles that should be considered when prescribing antipsychotic medications, noting that they are […]

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By R Kennedy | Antipsychotic medication . News
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Early Detection of Schizophrenia: The Time Is Now

In an editorial in Psychiatric News by APA President Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, he describes that “we are at another game-changing […]

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By R Kennedy | News . Schizophrenia
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Social Media as a Tool in Medicine

Interesting article/review in Circulation (American Heart Association) about Digital Social Networks and Health. Free full text. [More…]

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Family history of Alzheimer’s doubles risk

Relatives of people with Alzheimer’s disease are more than twice as likely to develop abnormal brain pathology associated with the […]

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By R Kennedy | Alzheimer's Disease . Dementia . MCI . News
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Bipolar Disorder – A Focus on Depression

Live today,  neuroscienceCME Live and On Demand Bipolar Disorder – A Focus on Depression. [More…]

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We Stlil Can Raed Words Wehn Teh Lettres Are Jmbuled Up?

Researchers have taken an important step towards understanding how the human brain ‘decodes’ letters on a page to read words. […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Neuroscience . News
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