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COPD patients may be plagued by depression

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, June 20, 2016 - 11:30 AM
COPD patients may be plagued by depression

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may also be plagued by depression, compared to individuals without COPD. Researchers found that one in four COPD patients suffer from depressive symptoms. If left untreated, depression can lead to worsened health outcomes… Read More

Dementia in seniors linked to severe depression

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Dementia in seniors linked to severe depression

Severe depression has been linked to dementia in seniors, with both major depression and worsening condition increasing a person’s risk of dementia. The study involved nearly 2,500 seniors in their 70s without any signs of dementia. Participants were monitored for… Read More

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