Day: October 11, 2023

Psychiatric disorders are caused by genetic variations; other psychiatric disorders are caused by common inherited mutations

Green, PhD, and Samuel P.
Byrd, Ph.D., both of Harvard Medical School, in collaboration with the Broad Institute’s Jacoby Child Health.
They reported finding genetic liability in a subgroup of individuals with ADHD.The researchers found ethylmelon naphthate, an amino acid found in about half of the Western diet, to be an important genetic carrier for cognitive impairment, a neurological disorder involving impaired vision that commonly accompanies aging.