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MicroRNA Biomarkers May Help Diagnose Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia (SZ) is a complex psychiatric disorder characterized by a myriad of symptoms, typically divided into positive, negative, and cognitive categories. Despite the prevalence and severity of this condition, current diagnostic methods are largely based on subjective clinical interviews and observations, leading to potential misdiagnosis and delayed treatment. Recent studies have focused on microRNAs (miRNAs) …

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MicroRNAs as Blood-Based Biomarkers for Early ADHD Diagnosis in Children

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. While highly heritable, the heterogeneity of clinical presentation suggests complex interactions between genetic and environmental risk factors. A new study suggests that it may be possible to diagnose ADHD or detect ADHD susceptibility risk in children …

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