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Tools for Diagnosing Schizophrenia

It can be difficult to diagnose schizophrenia. Eileen Bailey discusses the different steps involved in the diagnostic process to ensure an accurate diagnosis.

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Ways Early Intervention Helps Schizophrenia

Research has found that the sooner people start treatment for schizophrenia, the better the outcome for symptom reduction and functioning.

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Early Warning Signs of Schizophrenia

The earlier schizophrenia is treated the better the outcome. Here are some warning signs to look out for.

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A New Way to Detect Breast Cancer Early

Researchers have discovered a blood test with the potential to someday diagnose breast cancer years before any symptoms.

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A Letter to My Just-Diagnosed-With-MS Self

One writer reflects on the biggest lessons he learned from being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a young age.

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How Much Do You Know About Bipolar Mania?

Find out how much you know about bipolar mania. You'll be surprised by the answers to these 10 questions and learn important facts about the condition.

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Secondary Progressive MS: The Basics

Not everyone with multiple sclerosis reaches this stage of the disease, and some people don't even realize it when they do. Find out the symptoms to look for and what to expect with SPMS.

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Psoriatic Arthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The right treatment for psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis begins with a diagnosis. Here's how you can tell these two conditions apart.

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Your Complete Guide to AMD Testing

Doctors have access to a whole range of tests that help diagnose and monitor age-related macular degeneration. We've got the lowdown on what you can expect.

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Bipolar Disorder: Does the Big Screen Get It Right?

We've come a long way since "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," but how accurate are movies when it comes to portraying bipolar disorder? Claire Gillespie weighs in.