While medical researchers do not yet know what causes schizophrenia or how to cure it, they are hard at work investigating the brain processes behind this severe illness. A new mouse study investigates the chemical imbalance of a compound called kynurenic acid and its effects on schizophrenia-like symptoms.
Pancreatic cancer often does not cause symptoms, so it is diagnosed late, metastasizes earlier than other cancer and rapidly becomes resistant to chemotherapy, making it one of the most difficult types of the disease to treat.
A low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet called as 'ketogenic diet' is gaining much popularity among athletes in the recent years. This same diet may also help in treating schizophrenia, revealed a new study.
An international team of scientists, led by Cardiff University researchers, has provided the strongest evidence yet of what causes schizophrenia, a condition that affects around one percent of the global population.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World Mental Health Day, October 10, 2014, while announcing that worldwide, some 21 million people suffer from schizophrenia, urged people suffering from schizophrenia to go for regular health checks and seek advice on healthy living.