Study shows diagnostic test developed in London, ON, effective for providing conclusive genetic tests 

London Health Sciences Centre - 

A study led by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) provides clinical validation of EpiSign, a molecular genomics test that diagnoses rare, heritable neurodevelopmental conditions. 

Brain scans from three different angles

Difficulties with communication are some of the earliest symptoms of psychosis. A new study has found that this may be because, like a small airport trying to handle all the air traffic from a big hub like Pearson International Airport, parts of the brain not meant to process language are trying to perform this complex job in patients with psychosis. 

London Health Sciences Centre - 

The ability of humans to use language may also be what puts us at the unique risk of developing psychosis, a subset of mental illness characterized by changes in emotions, impaired functioning, and a disconnection from reality. 

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