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Mortality Risk Up With Newer Antipsychotic Use for Depression

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 — For nonelderly patients with depression, augmentation with newer antipsychotics is associated with an increased mortality risk, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in PLOS ONE. Tobias Gerhard, Ph.D., from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and colleagues examined all-cause mortality of newer antipsychotic augmentation for adult depression […]

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Switzerland speeds up lifting of virus restrictions

The Swiss government said Wednesday it would speed up easing the restrictions imposed to control the coronavirus pandemic, allowing restaurants to open again on May 11. “We are in a new phase and we must learn to live with the virus,” Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga told a press conference in Bern. Switzerland stopped short of […]

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Spain daily toll slightly up with 325 new virus deaths

Another 325 people died of COVID-19 in Spain in a slight increase in the daily figure, pushing the overall toll past 24,000, the government said Wednesday. Despite the rise from Tuesday’s figure of 301, it was the sixth consecutive day that the number has been below 400 in Spain, which has now lost 24,275 lives […]