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ORLANDO — Elevated levels of cortisol in the hair of adult patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (BD) indicate a history of childhood trauma and poorer cognitive performance, new research suggests. In a study of more than 150 participants, those with schizophrenia or BD who reported a history of being abused or exposed to trauma in childhood showed significantly […]

ORLANDO, Florida — A gluten-free diet may reduce symptoms in a particular subset of patients with schizophrenia, early research suggests. In a small pilot study, investigators found individuals with schizophrenia who have elevated serum antibodies to gluten, specifically antigliadin antibodies (AGA IgG) and who were put on a gluten-free-diet for 5 weeks showed greater improvement […]