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Test May Help Diagnose Schizophrenia By Taking Cells From Your Nose
- 06/28/2013 05:58 PM EDT Sci/Tech
US and Israeli scientists have uncovered a new method for diagnosing schizophrenia, by swabbing cells from the upper nasal cavity -- the closest nerve cells to the brain. By comparing these cells in schizophrenic and non-schizophrenic patients, researchers may have found the first biological test for the disorder.