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Blood Test Could Diagnose Depression

U.S. researchers have successfully tested a blood test for depression. And it not only could help diagnose and treat patients, but it could also help remove the stigma of a common mental illness. Depression is one of the most common of all mental disorders, says the Northwestern University psychiatry professor who developed the test, Eva Redei, PhD. “The World Health Organization estimates that about 350 million people suffer from depression yearly,” she noted in a telephone interview,...

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