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Brain and Mental Health Archives

Schizophrenia diagnosis may be autoimmune disease

Brisbane researchers have discovered that as many as three percent of people diagnosed with schizophrenia may actually have an autoimmune…

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Researchers search for cause of schizophrenia

It remains one of the most misunderstood diseases in Australia, but a collaboration of researchers is picking through the circuitry…

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Trial helps people with schizophrenia

A large trial underway across Brisbane is helping improve the social skills of people with schizophrenia, as well as laying…

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Epilepsy procedure may treat mental health disease

A new surgical procedure that’s helping cure epilepsy is also helping researchers find signals and networks in the brain that…

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Stem cells may be the key to memory, depression

Modern life can be stressful, and recent research has shown that on-going stress can damage the brain and trigger depression….

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Trial to combat medication-led obesity

While most Australians enjoy one of the highest life expectancies of any country in the world, people with mental illness…

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Study works to find bipolar disorder markers

The rapid development of medical technology, particularly in genetics and brain imaging, is opening up new pathways to better diagnose…

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