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  • Pregnancy and Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia Increases Risk of Pregnancy and Birth Complications

    Schizophrenia increases the risk of pregnancy and birth complications such as pre-eclampsia and pre-term birth, concludes a new landmark study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women’s College Hospital. As published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the population-based study analyzed data from women aged 15 to 49 […] More

  • Marijuana Plants

    Marijuana Linked to Schizophrenic-Related Brain Changes

    Marijuana use may cause poor memory and abnormal changes in brain function that resemble the changes found in individuals with schizophrenia, says a new study published in the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin. Previous research on the effects of marijuana have found that the drug causes myriad long and short term health effects. Although a recent study […] More