A century ago, medicine just wasn't what it is today. Around the turn of the 20th century, doctors seemed willing to prescribe any variety of questionable remedies, from leeches to heroin to medicinal Coca-Cola. In other words, we're not exactly looking back on that era for guidance — but maybe we should. A new study lines up with a very old theory about the causes of schizophrenia, and it could change the way we look at the disorder.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas June 1, 2018
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