Study suggests link between depression, antidepressants and antibiotic-related clostridium difficile infection

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Hospitals are supposed to make people better, not worse – so hospital-acquired infections are always a big topic. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is the most commonly diagnosed cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, and causes more than 7,000 deaths each year in the US alone. There have been studies into risk factors for CDI, one of them [read the full story…]