• Researchers find more evidence for link between depression and all-cause, CVD mortality

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Individuals with depression, especially men, may be at increased risk for all-cause and CVD mortality, according to results of a prospective cohort study conducted in China and published in JAMA Network Open.
    “A large body of evidence has suggested that depression is a risk factor for all-cause mortality,” Ruiwei Meng, PhD, of the School of Public Health at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China, and colleagues wrote. “Many studies have been performed on this topic in the general population as well as specific patient groups, and a 2014 meta-analysis of 293
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  • Treatment with epilepsy drugs shown to increase risk in suicidal behavior in patients aged 15 to 24

    Treatment with epilepsy drugs shown to increase risk in suicidal behavior in patients aged 15 to 24

    4 days ago - By Natural News

    According to a study published in The BMJ, treating epilepsy with a group of drugs known as gabapentinoids is linked to a dangerously increased risk in suicidal behavior in young patients. Gabapentinoids are also commonly used to treat nerve pain and anxiety disorders. This revelation is exceptionally worrying when you take into account the fact that...
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