Addressing a Conundrum: Why, According to the Genome-Wide Association Study and Psychiatric Genome Consortium are Clusters of Gene Loci Variants Associated with Schizophrenia Found Scattered in Non-Schizophrenia Populations? A Consilience

Addressing a Conundrum: Why, According to the Genome-Wide Association Study and Psychiatric Genome Consortium are Clusters of Gene Loci Variants Associated with Schizophrenia Found Scattered in Non-Schizophrenia Populations? A Consilience Nicholas Pediaditakis, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A. ECU Brody School of Medicine, Dept of Psychiatric Medicine Correspondence:5100 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612, USA Phone: (919) 418-2278 Fax:…

The amazing true story of Beate Serota

In a previous article I wrote about humanity’s looming troubles. But as I have said I am optimistic.  Here is an inspiring story of a young girl’s special accomplishment -one of many she did – , giving all of us hope. She was just 22 when she graduates from Mills College in Oakland at the end of the war with japan in 1945.  She was fluent…

How to Make a Marriage Last and Be Relatively Happy

In the face of it, it is a daunting task: two people of the opposite sex who have lived separate lives for the first two or three decades of their lives, meet and are attracted to each other. They had different upbringing, different experiences, different circumstances in growing up. Now, they meet. They like each…

More on Eating Patterns for Health

Once more:  Back to dieting… Many friends and patients keep asking me:  what is a good diet, regime, or program to follow, so they can finally lose weight?  They have often tried everything in the past: miracle formulas of thick fluids, exclusive preparations made up of exotic fruits, or powered extracts of this-or-that substance.  These…

The Time We Shook Hands with the Elephants

And now as I promised, I want to tell you about the safari I took together with two of my grandchildren’s  in South Africa – a wondrous adventure that happened five  years ago. Luck had it that a gregarious, gifted and warm industrialist named Tim Driman with his lovely caring wife Yvonne living  in South Africa…

And Now Let’s Talk About Hang Gliding

Try it a few times.  It’s easy, safe and within our means.  You can do it right here in our own state.  You do not have to be an athlete or an expert with long hours of training, though in its serous form, athletes soar up to thousands of feet high for hundreds of miles…