In 10 seconds? Researchers are one step closer to predicting vulnerability to PTSD in soldiers, which is good news for everyone as 1 in 5 people exposed to a traumatic event are likely to develop this stress disorder.

What’s the story? Neuroscientists have made a great discovery in understanding why not all individuals are vulnerable to developing PTSD. Comparing so-called epigenetic profiles in the blood could allow early prediction of the condition in people likely to be exposed to a traumatic event, particularly soldiers.

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