Daily Archives: 24/08/2013

Antidepressants during pregnancy can be tricky

  Antidepressants during pregnancy can be tricky For years, pregnant women who suffer from depression have been told it’s safer for them and their unborn child to continue taking antidepressants during pregnancy. Now a new study is challenging that advice, suggesting the opposite is true and advocating against most women taking these drugs. If the depression is […]


Importance Depression has been identified as a risk factor for dementia among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus but the cognitive domains and patient groups most affected have not been identified. Objective To determine whether comorbid depression in patients with type 2 diabetes accelerates cognitive decline. Design A 40-month cohort study of participants in the […]


If mild or moderate strokes are treated within 90 minutes, the probability of permanent disability would be greatly reduced. This is shown in an international study under the leadership of Finnish researchers at the University of Helsinki. The results were printed in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) journal “Stroke”. The study showed that if people […]