Cannabis compound could hold the key to better schizophrenia treatment: UOW

Kate McIlwain
Updated June 4 2017 - 4:10pm, first published 2:00pm

A new Wollongong study has found that an active compound in cannabis could help improve some of the negative and drug resistant symptoms of schizophrenia.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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