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Dementia risk increased in female vets with brain injury, PTSD

Dementia Risk Increased in Female Vets with Brain Injury, PTSD

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Female military veterans with traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression are more likely to develop dementia later in life...
A woman holds a packet of an antidepressant drug in Leicester

Many Older Adults Don’t Take Prescribed Antidepressants

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Older adults who are prescribed medication for depression by primary care physicians often fail to start taking these drugs or...
Breast cancer survivors may have lingering mental health effects

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Lingering Mental Health Effects

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Breast cancer survivors may be more likely to experience anxiety, depression, sleep troubles and other mental health issues than women who...
With back pain, depression tied to higher healthcare spending

With Back Pain, Depression Tied to Higher Healthcare Spending

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) When patients with painful back problems are also depressed, they have significantly higher healthcare costs than back-pain patients without depression,...
Cancer diagnosis tied to increased suicide risk

Cancer Diagnosis Tied to Increased Suicide Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Despite improved survival rates for many cancers, a diagnosis can still be very distressing and may raise a patient's risk of...
Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Health Costs, More Hospitalizations

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs...