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Scientists Discover New Method to Predict Stress-Related Diseases: Depression, PTSD and Obesity.

First Posted: Aug 04, 2014 10:24 AM EDT It turns out that subtle changes in a single gene can predict how the brain reacts to stress. The findings could have huge implications for health issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and obesity. The researchers focused on two longitudinal studies in particular for this work.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Epigenetics is making the hope of personalized medicine by simply looking at the gene sequences more and more of a pipe dream.

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