Posts Tagged ‘genetics’

Schizophrenia, Dispelling The Myths And The Ignorance

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that can be disabling without care. About 1% of Americans have it. People with the condition may hear voices, see imaginary sights, or believe other people control their thoughts. These sensations can frighten the person and lead to erratic behavior. Although there is no cure, treatment can usually manage…

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Severe Psoriasis Increases Risk For Type II Diabetes

Psoriasis, which affects about 7.5 million Americans, is a disease of the immune system in which inflammation causes skin cells to multiply faster than normal. This skin inflammation is known to promote insulin resistance, and both diseases share similar genetic mutations.     Psoriasis: Connection To Diabetes People with psoriasis increase their risk for type 2 diabetes and the…

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