Is the Immune System to Blame for Schizophrenia? | The Scientist Magazine®

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The researchers found that more severe infections, such as those requiring hospitalization, led to a higher risk of developing schizophrenia later in life. These assessments also revealed that there was a higher prevalence of autoimmune diseases among people with schizophrenia, and vice versa.5 days ago

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Is the Immune System to Blame for Schizophrenia?

Several lines of evidence suggest that targeting the body’s defense pathways might help treat a subset of people with the psychiatric disorder. But many open questions remain.

Diana Kwon

https://www.the-scientist.com/features/is-the-immune-system-to-blame-for-schizophrenia-69871

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