Blood test offers new hope for people with depression, bipolar

A blood test using RNA markers is offering new hope to people with mood disorders such as depression in what could be a significant breakthrough in the diagnosis of mental health conditions. A team from the Indiana University School of Medicine launched the blood test in April, claiming it to be psychiatry’s first-ever biological answer … Read more

The old normal: Thanksgiving traditions return to the US

Americans flocked to parades, packed football stadiums and gathered more freely for family feasts on Thursday, grateful to celebrate Thanksgiving Day traditions again after the pandemic kept many at home last year. The holiday dates to the early 17th century when pilgrims from Europe and Native Americans gathered to share the autumn bounty — a celebration of … Read more