Psychology & Psychiatry

Common brain network for psychiatric illness discovered

Psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and depression, affect nearly one in five adults in the United States and nearly half of patients diagnosed with a psychiatric illness also meet the criteria for a second. With ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Epilepsy: Causes and risk factors

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the causes of and risk factors for epilepsy.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Researchers identify new model of Alzheimer's as an autoimmune disease

Scientists at the Krembil Brain Institute, part of the University Health Network, have proposed a new mechanistic model (AD2) for Alzheimer's, looking at it not as a brain disease, but as a chronic autoimmune condition that ...

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