Study links depression to higher stroke risk

11/2/2011 | Reuters

An analysis of 17 studies revealed that people who suffered depression at some point in their lives had a 34% increased risk of suffering a stroke compared with those without a history of depression. Depression was linked to risk factors for stroke including diabetes and hypertension, researchers said. The findings appear in the journal Stroke.

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