Stroke Patients Experience Better Depression Recovery When Given Psychosocial Therapy

Recovering from a stroke can be a tumultuous time for anyone, especially if recovery includes extensive therapy or even permanent damage. Now, a new study demonstrates the value delivered in psychological therapy combined with medication. According to a Science Daily report, adding psychosocial therapy improved depression scores short term. In addition, these improvements were sustained…

Some Antidepressants Bring Higher Risk of Developing Cataracts

A new statistical study has found that some antidepressant drugs are associated with an increased chance of developing cataracts. Researchers at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and McGill University conducted the study, based on a database of more than 200,000 Quebec residents aged 65 and older, that showed statistical relationships…