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Schizophrenia (INACTIVE)

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  • A nicotine receptor in the brain explains everything

    A nicotine receptor in the brain explains everything
    If you are conscious and making sense of the world, you have your dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to thank. Same, if you can remember a string of numbers long enough to walk into the next room and punch them into a telephone keypad. To visualize a goal and...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: "How to Live With Your Parents" on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: "How to Live With Your Parents" on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 2 - 8, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES MasterChef The cooks must create a...
  • L.A. Now Live: USC lures away some of UCLA's top science minds

    In a major case of academic poaching among cross-town rivals, USC is announcing Friday that it is hiring away prominent UCLA neuroscientists and moving an internationally renowned lab that uses brain imaging to research such diseases as Alzheimer’s,...
  • Mentally disabled facing deportation win right to free legal help

    Immigrants who are too mentally disabled to represent themselves in deportation proceedings are entitled to free legal assistance, a federal judge has ruled. Until now, some defendants languished in detention centers for years after judges declared them...
  • Feds take action over alleged patient dumping at Nevada hospital

    Feds take action over alleged patient dumping at Nevada hospital
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Following state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's call for an investigation, federal authorities have taken disciplinary action against a Nevada hospital in an alleged case of "patient dumping" in California. In a letter...
  • Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row

    Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row
    Once a week for the last several years, I've driven to skid row to visit a friend. I get depressed about the area at times because it's such a depository of the unfortunate and the forgotten. But then I'll catch a warm greeting, or see a sign of hope in...
  • On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy

    On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy
    MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
  • Mental illness sans cliches

    DENNY CRANE calls it "mad cow," but viewers of "Boston Legal" know William Shatner's character is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Another character on the show, Jerry Espenson (played by Christian Clemenson), has strange tics, can't keep his...
  • A lifeline for parents concerned about a child's mental health

    Lynn Goodloe saw her son's grades begin to fall as he developed a knack for getting into mischief at a private Westside high school. Was it a phase, drugs or something more troubling? Harold Turner didn't know what to make of his daughter's disorganized...
  • Newton: Justice overwhelmed

    Newton: Justice overwhelmed
    If there are constants in the world of the Los Angeles Dependency Court, they are haste and confusion. Reports swirl through the building, hauled around on carts stacked high with papers. Lawyers scramble for translators, rifle through documents, dash...
  • Suspect in Oakland college shooting deemed unfit to stand trial

     
    A judge has temporarily suspended the trial of a man accused of killing seven people in a shooting rampage at an Oakland vocational school, ruling the suspect is mentally unfit. Judge Carrie Panetta of Alameda County Superior Court made her......