Taking antidepressants could be linked to weight gain, according to a new study — and some drugs heighten the risk more than others

perfectlab/Shutterstock A large new study has found a link between taking antidepressants and a 5% increase in body weight. Some antidepressants were associated with a larger risk than others. Other factors like age and sex didn’t affect the results. The authors said it is important people don’t stop taking their medication if they are worrying […]

Dementia: Autoimmune diseases could heighten RISK of developing condition in later life

Diseases such as multiple sclerosis and coeliac disease could increase the risk of dementia, the study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health said. Researchers at the University of Oxford looked at the data of more than 1.8 million people admitted to hospital with autoimmune disease from 1998 to 2012 in England. They […]