Reading ability severely impaired by schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia are likely to have severely impaired reading ability, a new study has shown. A systematic review by researchers at Brunel University London’s Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN) found that those who have been diagnosed as having schizophrenia are likely to have difficulty recognizing, manipulating and pronouncing individual sounds, and understanding written text. […]

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A combination of family history and genomic screening provides best method of assessing cancer risk

Clinicians have historically used family health history collection as a primary method for identifying actionable disease-risk assessments. However, as large-scale genome screening programs continue to rise in popularity, the scientific community has questioned the efficacy of this traditional method, wondering at the superiority of variants identified by sequencing over family health history in identifying these […]

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