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Researchers provide strongest evidence yet of neurogenetic cause of Schizophrenia.

yet of what causes schizophrenia, a condition that affects around 1% of the global population. The team states that their work presents strong evidence that disruption of a delicate chemical balance in the brain is heavily implicated in the disorder. In the largest ever study of its kind, the team found that disease-linked mutations disrupt specific sets of genes contributing to excitatory and inhibitory signalling, the balance of which plays a crucial role in healthy brain development and…

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Scientists reconcile three unrelated theories of schizophrenia

A new study in mice links three previously unrelated hypotheses about the causes of schizophrenia, a debilitating mental disorder that affects how people think, act and perceive reality. The new findings may eventually lead to treatment strategies targeted for the underlying causes of schizophrenia and related disorders.

Uncovering Clues to the Genetic Cause of Schizophrenia - NeuroscienceNews.com A closer look at severe loss-of-function mutations revealed the contribution of both inherited (yellow pieces) and new (red piece) mutations to the puzzling genetic architecture of schizophrenia. Credit Maria Karayiorgou, MD, and Joseph Gogos, MD.