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Signs and symptoms of schizoaffective bipolar disorder and how to treat it

Schizoaffective bipolar disorder is when an individual experiences episodes of mania, depression, and symptoms of schizophrenia. Symptoms of schizoaffective bipolar disorder include increased energy levels, hallucinations, and trouble concentrating. Schizoaffective bipolar disorder can be treated with medications and therapy. This article was medically reviewed by David A. Merrill, MD, PhD, […]
Signs and symptoms of schizoaffective bipolar disorder and how to treat it
Tech

Elon Musk said his AI-brain-chips company could ‘solve’ autism and schizophrenia

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk went on the “Artificial Intelligence” podcast with Lex Fridman and discussed his neural-technology company, Neuralink, which hopes to implant chips into human brains. Musk said he thinks Neuralink will “solve a lot of brain-related diseases,” naming autism and schizophrenia as examples. Autism is not […]
Elon Musk said his AI-brain-chips company could ‘solve’ autism and schizophrenia
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Drug giant Pfizer isn’t ready to abandon neuroscience — here’s its $150-million ‘star cluster’ strategy for betting on promising brain drug startups

Last year, after several failures related to Alzheimer’s disease drugs, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced it was stepping away from neuroscience research and development. The company isn’t completely done with the field. It partnered with Bain Capital in October to launch neuroscience spinoff Cerevel Therapeutics. Cerevel is part of a much […]
Drug giant Pfizer isn’t ready to abandon neuroscience — here’s its $150-million ‘star cluster’ strategy for betting on promising brain drug startups
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What it’s actually like to hear voices in your head

There’s a cultural stigma, especially in the US, that hearing voices in your head is inherently a sign of mental-health issues. There’s a community of people on Reddit who have chosen to create voices in their heads, called tulpamancers. Their voices are called tulpas. Here’s why this isn’t a mental-health […]
What it’s actually like to hear voices in your head
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A little known tropical fruit could be a way of treating schizophrenia

Australian researchers are trialing an extract of a tropical fruit, mangosteens, found in SE Asia, as a treatment for schizophrenia. Sometimes known as the “Queen of Tropical Fruits”, the mangosteen has a sweet and juicy white flesh. Previous research has indicated antioxidants in the fruit’s purple rind might provide a […]
A little known tropical fruit could be a way of treating schizophrenia