Study: Depression increases dementia, Alzheimer's risks

07/5/2010 | CNN

Researchers examined almost 1,000 people for up to 17 years and found that those who were diagnosed with depression at the start of the study were at a greater risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease. The mechanisms behind the connection between depression and dementia are unclear, but additional research is under way, the lead researcher said.

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