A schizophrenia expert discovers an even ‘weirder’ disease: His own

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada ‘One treatment for my disease makes it more likely that I will become a gambler’ Author of the article: Joseph Brean E. Fuller Torrey is a research psychiatrist and expert on schizophrenia who calls Parkinson’s disease, from which he personally suffers, the “weirdest disease” known to medicine. Photo by… Read More »

More Bad News for Masks

Mandating children to wear facemasks for long periods of time while at school and participating in other activities is an unprecedented move, one that was put into place despite no research showing the practice is safe. It’s not simply a case of “something is better than nothing,” because the act of mask wearing comes with… Read More »

Signaling molecule may prevent Alzheimer’s

New research in humans and mice identifies a particular signaling molecule that can help modify inflammation and the immune system to protect against Alzheimer’s disease. The work, which was led by investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), is published in Nature. Cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease develops when neurons begin to die. “Neuron death… Read More »