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Can Sun Exposure Help Schizophrenics?

Recent research has revealed that Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

Schizophrenia is a mental illness...
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The Eyes Have It: New Diagnosis tool for Mental Illness

The power of the eye has always fascinated man, who has declared since ancient times that these enigmatic visual organs are "the mirrors of our soul". The latest developments in psychiatry may now add some weight to this concept, as a recent research study has indicated that the eye may hold the key to the diagnosis of severe mental...
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Schizophrenia May Be Living in Your Spine

Doctors can't identify a tiny particle that's been found in the spinal fluid of schizophrenia patients. One Swedish researcher suggests it might be "a new form of life." A study by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm involved giving 22 schizophrenics, and 38 healthy "control" patients, punctures to get a sample of their spinal fluid. Tiny...

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