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‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

Scientists have identified a specific gene they believe could be a key player in the changes in brain structure seen in several psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism. The team from Cardiff University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute has found that the deletion of the gene CYFIP1 leads to thinning of the insulation that covers… Read More »

Back pain linked to five mental health conditions: Sufferers find recovery ‘challenging’

Back pain can develops suddenly and often occurs for no apparent reason. This is known as “non-specific” back pain. It is typically aggravated when moving, but it’s not a good idea to avoid moving your back completely, as this can make things worse. It usually associated with picking up something awkwardly or a ruptured disk,… Read More »

Verily, Walgreens partner to take on chronic conditions

Alphabet subsidiary Verily and Walgreens revealed plans to collaborate with on several fronts to improve care for people with chronic conditions. PIECES OF THE AGREEMENT There are several aspects of the partnership: Walgreens is now the first choice pharmacy partner for Verily The companies will look into emerging technologies, such as sensors and software to… Read More »