Scientists Develop Blood Test for Suicide Risk

Considering that in the United States, suicide claimed over 100 people a day in 2010 (CDC), it’s imperative that we find better ways to detect people at risk for harming themselves so prevention strategies can be implemented before they make a suicide attempt. That’s why I was so pleased to read that scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a series of biomarkers in the blood that could help identify people at risk of committing suicide.

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