According to a recent study, an analysis of blood samples can highlight high levels of inflammation in a patient and help predict which drugs may not be effective. Other recent studies have found a link between increased inflammation and lower success rates from treatment. Read the story.
Katherine Bender, Ph.D., writes: “What are the barriers to getting a screening for depression? Why do we see over and over again law students and attorneys trying to ‘white-knuckle’ through another day?” Kate encourages law student and lawyers to take this on-line depression screening test. Read her Blog
Scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago say they have identified nine chemicals in the blood which are raised during depression. They have divised a blood test which measures three of these chemicals to diagnose depression. Read the News