Daily Archives: 17/09/2014

a blood test to diagnose depression in adults

A group of Northwestern University professors and researchers have developed a blood test to diagnose depression in adults, the school revealed in a study set to be published today. But the discovery does not mean the test can be offered to the public just yet, officials said. Depression is one of the most difficult mental […]

Schizophrenia is eight different diseases, not one

Liz Szabo, USA TODAY1:06 p.m. EDT September 15, 2014 (Photo: PhotoDisc) New research shows that schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight distinct disorders, each caused by changes in clusters of genes that lead to different sets of symptoms. The finding sets the stage for scientists to develop better ways to […]