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Schizophrenia: A byproduct of the brain’s complex evolution?

Schizophrenia: A byproduct of the brain’s complex evolution?

New genetic evidence, published in the journal Schizophrenia, suggests that the condition is an “unwanted side effect” of the evolution of the complex human brain. The human brain is complex, and in its equally complex evolution, schizophrenia may have come up as ‘an unwanted side effect.’ More and more studies have been illuminating the genetic […]

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Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know

Tardive dyskinesia: What you need to know

Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of certain medications that causes unintended muscle movements, usually in the face. These movements are jerky, stiff, and cannot be controlled. Tardive dyskinesia is not related to other disorders that cause involuntary movements, such as Parkinson’s disease or tic disorders. In this article, we look at the causes and […]