Genetics

Scientists uncover possible new causes of Tourette syndrome

An international team that includes multiple Rutgers scientists has made significant progress in understanding the genetic causes of Tourette syndrome. They estimate that over 400 singular or combined mutated genes could ...

Medications

Can medicinal cannabis treat the tics in Tourette syndrome?

A pioneering clinical trial investigating medicinal cannabis as a potential treatment for people living with Tourette syndrome will be conducted by Wesley Medical Research, with the cannabis supply facilitated by Lambert ...

Genetics

First clear-cut risk genes for Tourette disorder revealed

Tourette disorder (also known as Tourette syndrome) afflicts as many as one person in a hundred worldwide with potentially disabling symptoms including involuntary motor and vocal tics. However, researchers have so far failed ...

Neuroscience

Filters that reduce 'brain clutter' identified

(PhysOrg.com) -- McGill researchers suggest malfunctions in neurons that filter visual information may be responsible for diseases such as ADHD and schizophrenia.

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