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Brain Scans May Help Predict Future Problems, And Solutions

The finding suggests that educators and mental health professionals could soon have new tools to help them decide how to assist a struggling student or patient, Gabrieli says. At the moment, he says, “we’re in many ways flipping coins and stumbling in the darkness. ” For example, some patients with

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A blood test for suicide?

John Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress reactions that, if confirmed in larger studies, could give doctors a simple blood test to reliably predict a persons risk of attempting suicide. The discovery, described online in The American Journal of

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