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mardi, 3 octobre 2017

There’s a DNA test that can determine which antidepressants are right for you

When it comes to mental illness, medication is often a key component of treatment. But finding the right type and dose can be a time-consuming, costly and sometimes dangerous game of trial and error.

In response, researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto are conducting the Impact Study that analyzes individual patients’ DNA to determine the most effective medication for their genetic makeup. They say that the results will speed up treatment while minimizing side effects for patients.

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