Tag: Protein buildup attributed to certain type of schizophrenia

Protein buildup attributed to certain type of schizophrenia

August 28, 2019

Hypotheses abound about the neurodegenerative disorder schizophrenia, with explanations ranging from developmental complications to bacterial infections. However, new studies from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Maryland, US, has found that abnormal protein buildup in the brain, similar to Alzheimer’s, results in the dysfunctional neurodevelopment and neural death characteristic of schizophrenia. When the researchers examined 42 post-mortem […]

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