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Gene Associated with Schizophrenia Risk Regulates Early Neurodevelopment

New research led by researchers from Penn State University was published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.  They reported that a gene linked to schizophrenia risk regulated early neurodevelopment.  This gene played a role in the translation of proteins from RNA and proliferation and migration of neurons in the brain. Thus, understanding its function may help in the development of effective treatment for schizophrenia.

Crisis levels reached in US opioid epidemic

A new research study on the increasing United States opioid epidemic reported that deaths from overdoses have increased by two times in the last seven years. Increased critical care costs and hospitalizations are adding to the healthcare economic crisis.