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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.

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.