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Saliva Test Could Tell Us Important Information About Disease

mouthCould your saliva contain early warning signs for diseases like cancer and diabetes?

A new study from UCLA suggests that a simple saliva test is capable of diagnosing diabetes, cancer, and other diseases at an early stage.

The study showed that saliva contains many of the same disease-revealing molecules that are contained in our blood. So instead of undergoing costly, time-consuming blood tests to get tested for disease, patients could simply take a simple saliva test.

In addition to cancer, your saliva could show early warning signs for autoimmune diseases and neurological disorders.

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