Blood test could detect mood disorders, study says

Researchers have identified 10 genes in blood samples that could help diagnose mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder. The study found that the biomarkers were accurate in identifying patients who are suffering from high and low mood states. The findings need to be verified by more research, and these diagnostic tests could be launched within five years, the study's lead author said.

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