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Cataracts linked to increased odds of depression in older adults Older adults with cataracts are more likely to have symptoms of depression, reports a study in the December issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. The link between cataracts and depression is independent of other factors, and appears strongest among older [...]
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