Health

Don't let COVID stop you from seeking critical medical care

When seeking critical medical care, minutes count—especially when dealing with cases of suspected heart attack or stroke. Yet many patients in need of emergency care have delayed or avoided a trip to the hospital fearing ...

Cardiology

Widely used blood test could advance heart failure treatment

Biomedical experts believe that half of heart failure patients likely have low levels of the thyroid hormone T3 in their cardiac tissue. While heart failure symptoms are commonly attributed to cardiovascular conditions like ...

Medications

Novel agent promising for the treatment of schizophrenia

(HealthDay)—For patients with an acute exacerbation of schizophrenia, SEP-363856, a non-D2-receptor-binding drug that has agonist activity at trace amine-associated receptor 1 (TAAR1) and 5-hydroxytryptamine type 1A receptors, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are antidepressants safe in patients with coronary heart disease?

An investigation published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the cardiac events that may occur with the use of antidepressant drugs in coronary artery disease. The aim of this study was assessing ...

Cardiology

Women play dangerous waiting game with heart symptoms

When heart symptoms strike, men and women go through similar stages of pain but women are more likely to delay seeking care and can put their health at risk, according to a study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.

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