Analysis of 10,568 critically ill patients’ records by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and MIT finds that those on antidepressants were almost twice as likely to die, though the correlation is not explained by the study. The research will be presented at this week’s American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Francisco.
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