MedPage Today (1/12, Walsh) reports, “Inactivity among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was associated with a more than threefold increased risk for development of depression,” research indicated. In the 225-patient study, “among patients who described themselves as inactive at baseline, incident depression was diagnosed during the subsequent two years in 38% of SLE patients, compared with 14% of those who were active,” the study revealed. The findings were published online Jan. 9 in Arthritis Care & Research. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)