In the largest genetic study of psychiatric illness to date, scientists have discovered genetic links between 5 major psychiatric disorders. Medscape Medical News
Director’s Blog In 2007, Caryn James wrote in The New York Times that “autism has become to disorders what Africa is to social issues.” 1 This statement was intended to emphasize the emerging public recognition of autism during the preceding decade. But it was also a prescient comparison, for in the years since 2007, autism and Africa have become highly contentious topics with emerging movements that have polarized those involved and confused the broader public.
Retinal blood vessel changes may serve as biomarkers for amyloid plaque in the brain, which in turn may signal early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, new research shows. Medscape Medical News