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People taking antidepressants after the age of 50 are ‘THREE TIMES more likely to get dementia’

People taking antidepressants after the age of 50 are ‘THREE TIMES more likely to get dementia because they may cause nerve damage’ Experts found the rate of dementia was 3.4 times higher in antidepressant users They suggested the impact of the pills on a patient’s brain may be to blame But a researcher said depression… Read More »

People with depression are less likely to have certain gut bacteria

Our guts are home to many bacteriaSTEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty By Clare Wilson People who lack certain gut bacteria are more likely to experience depression, according to the largest study yet to find a link between our microbiota and mental health. Jeroen Raes of KU Leuven University in Belgium and colleagues examined over 1000 volunteers… Read More »