Tuesday, June 2, 2009

News from One Click

 Independent Study Shows Antidepressants Increase Breast Cancer Risk
An independent large study conducted by MEDCO Health Solutions Inc. found that women treated with tamoxifen for breast cancer doubled the risk of the disease returning if they used antidepressants--in particular, Paxil and Prozac.
Vera Hassner Sharav, AHRP/Associated Press
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Given the number of us who have been wrongly put on useless anti-depressants, sometimes for years, this is important reading for CFS patients, who may already be at extra risk of cancer.

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