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Medical News Today: New psychosis treatment targets genetic mutation instead of symptoms

A novel treatment that targets a specific genetic mutation could help alleviate the symptoms of psychosis, a new study finds. Targeting one genetic mutation helped scientists devise an innovative treatment for psychosis. Deborah L. Levy, Ph.D. — from the McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA — led the new study, the findings of which now appear… Read More »

Medical News Today: Brain structure may play key role in psychosis

New research finds that having a larger choroid plexus, which is a vital brain structure, could be involved in psychosis. Research finds clues about psychosis in a brain structure that scientists have not yet fully studied. Variations in the structure of the choroid plexus, which produces cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), could play a key role in… Read More »

How Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities Are Changing Medicine : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, has myopic macular degeneration. It hasn’t stopped her from having a prolific career as a researcher and epidemiologist. But until recently, she rarely discussed her disability with her peers, worried they would judge or dismiss her. Christopher Myers hide caption toggle caption Christopher Myers Bonnielin… Read More »