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Two key brain systems are central to psychosis

When the brain has trouble filtering incoming information and predicting what’s likely to happen, psychosis can result, Stanford Medicine-led research shows.

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Study identifies a source of severe COVID

A type of immune cell in the lungs wreaks havoc when infected by SARS-CoV-2. Blocking the virus’s entry could be a therapeutic breakthrough.

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Generative AI develops potential antibiotics

By creating recipes for drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a new model is teaching scientists about “a chemical space humans just haven’t explored before.”

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Keto diet could improve severe mental illness

A small clinical trial found that a ketogenic diet helped offset the metabolic side effects of antipsychotic drugs used to treat patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Are long COVID sufferers falling through the cracks?

Researchers say the lingering symptoms are often misdiagnosed by doctors and dismissed by employers or loved ones. The results can be devastating for patients and the economy.