• Antidepressants reduce depression risk in IBD

    13 days ago - By Healio

    Patients on antidepressant therapies are less likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease, according to research published in Gut.
    Gilaad G. Kaplan, MD, MPH, of medicine and community health sciences at the University of Calgary, and colleagues wrote that these treatments were selectively protective against Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and their findings could impact the management of both depression and IBD.
    “Several studies have demonstrated that patients with IBD are more likely to experience depression, and that depression worsens the prognosis of IBD,” they
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