Category Archives: aetiology

Epigenetic clue to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

There’s an interesting article and an editorial in the New Scientist about epigenetics a subject highlighted in a previous post linked to a Radio 4 broadcast. The New Scientist article  addresses the issue that whilst monozygotic twins share genetic material the risk … Continue reading

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Consequences of trauma

Sometimes you’ll come across something worth posting serendipitously and not from a source that you would normally associate with medical resources. Today was one of those days. My usual RSS feed from Singletrack magazine contained their “Midweek Mini Movies” feature. … Continue reading

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Materials of interest

Friday is the day I usually try and trawl the interweb to try and find resources of interest for teaching or just for interest. The first item is a short animated film about panic that manages to convey the impact … Continue reading

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