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June 17, 2005

Specific genetic linkages to bipolar disorder

Topics: Medicine

New research findings presented today at the Sixth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder suggest specific genetic linkages that are associated with the mental illness, bringing researchers much closer to finding the elusive gene or genes. Another study finds an association between an abnormal thyroid condition and bipolar disorder, pointing to the possibility that a simple blood test could help identify those at risk.


Posted by Hyscience at June 17, 2005 10:58 AM

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