Depression Greatly Raises Patients’ Risk of Vascular Disease, Death

Depression Greatly Raises Patients’ Risk of Vascular Disease, Death

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Depression Greatly Raises Patients’ Risk of Vascular Disease, Death

Depression in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients greatly raises their risk of vascular disease and death by any cause, a study that compared this patient group with other patients and a matched public reported. Its researchers recommended further work to determine “whether effectively treating depression” might lower these risks for these people. The study, “Interface of Multiple Sclerosis, Depression, Vascular Disease, and Mortality: A population-Based Matched Cohort Study,” was published in the journal Neurology. Significantly higher rates…

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