Posted on January 17, 2015 by Webtypo
This January 6, 2015 Feel Guide article talks about ongoing research that seems to point more towards depression being caused by inflammation then what was thought before. The article estimates that researchers are estimating they are about 5 years away from developing a blood test that will allow them to test for depression based on inflammation.
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Posted on October 20, 2014 by Webtypo
This September 16, 2014 Huff Post: Mental Health article talks about a new blood test that can help physicians diagnose if a patient is depressed or not.
A blood test and examination – NARA – 513715 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Posted on September 17, 2014 by Webtypo
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This September 16, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about a new test being studied to see if it can accurately detect if someone is depressed or at risk of becoming depressed. The test involves a simple blood draw and then the sample is checked for specific markers. The article indicates that the test results are promising and may offer another tool to help doctors and psychiatrists confirm a diagnosis of depression.
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