Published in Health Insurance Week, March 18th, 2007
This trend article is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify the most recent news developments at American Medical Association.
Report 1: Daily use of the antidepressant medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) by adults 50 years and older is associated with a doubled risk of some fractures, according to a report in Archives of Internal Medicine.
Depression affects about 10% of primary care patients in the United States, according to background information in the article. The use of SSRIs for the treatment of depressive symptoms is...
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