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Better Depression Treatment Could Be Found In Blood Test

A blood test could help doctors tailor depression treatments by identifying which drugs will be most effective in each patient.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

It was shown 20 years ago (Adams et al. Lipids. 1996 Mar;31 Suppl:S157-61) that the ratio of AA/EPA in the blood was an excellent marker of depression.  The AA/EPA ratio is also an excellent marker for cellular inflammation as well as IL-1. I guess no one reads the scientific literature anymore.

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