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    New Study Finds Link Between Bartonella Infection and Schizophrenia

    A new small-scale study has found a link between Bartonella henselae bacterial infection (cat scratch disease) and schizophrenia. Researchers tested the blood of patients with schizophrenia as well as healthy controls for evidence of Bartonella DNA. They found that 12 of the 17 schizophrenia...