Four new genetic diseases defined within schizophrenia

Posted by on April 28, 2016 5:22 pm
Categories: health

Changes in key genes define four previously unknown conditions within schizophrenia, according to a study. Unlike “big data” genetic studies, which have loosely linked hundreds of genetic changes to schizophrenia but cannot explain varying symptoms, the new study revealed distinct disease versions that may affect large slices of patients and enable precision treatment design, say the authors.

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