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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

#Depression is #genetic - your DNA says so... #science #news

This is GREAT news for depressed people. Not that they will cheer up because of this news alone... :) Treatment options might get better as they understand the disorder better. That would perk up depressed people...eventually...

Amplify’d from www.examiner.com

Depressed people may have gene duplication - study finds chromosome 5

A large genetic study of people with major depression has found that a duplicated region of DNA on chromosome 5 predisposes people to the disorder. The gene involved plays an important role in the development of nerve cells, adding to evidence that disruptions in neurotransmission networks form a biological basis for depression.

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