Blood Test for Depression

Discussion in 'Soap Box' started by Mikeintx, Jul 23, 2010.

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  1. Mikeintx

    Mikeintx Well-Known Member

    Wow, this could be really awesome in a few years: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100722092330.htm

    "Using the latter approach, Dutch researchers evaluated blood gene expression profiles in healthy individuals and patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder, or MDD. They identified a set of seven genes in whole blood that was able to distinguish un-medicated MDD patients from healthy controls."
     
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