Health News

Run Smarter Not Harder
Interval training is not new to the sports scene. But, the new 10-20-30-seconds method might be the new magic bullet for runners.
Resetting Brains for Depression
It's not unusual to experience clinical depression in the months following a stroke, but scientists have not understood exactly why many stroke survivors end up depressed.
Support Yields Lower Systolic Blood Pressure
Medication is not the only way to improve health. Behavioral support from patient education and peer monitoring is good for the mind and the body.
Heart Failure Impacts Quality of Life for Men
Women are commonly affected by depression more often, and more severely when it hits. However, it appears to be men who suffer a greater emotional toil when it comes to a diagnosis of heart failure.
Sedatives Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack
After a first heart attack, patients may find they are in need of sedatives to cope with anxiety or to help them sleep. Such sedatives may actually be associated with an increased risk of another heart attack within the initial year.
Integrated Health Care Helps with Depression
Common sense would say that hiring an extra person to oversee a patient’s care would cost a great deal more. However, new research suggests that integrative health care will actually lower cost and improve results in certain cases.
Achy Breaky Heart: The Story of Stress
Coronary Artery Disease is a major cause of death in the U.S., affecting many more men than women. Stress has been linked to increased heart disease in women, but not men. New information may tell us why.
Depression Linked to Increased PAD Risk
Patients suffering from depression may be at an increased risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD), a painful condition in which arteries narrow, usually in the legs or pelvis.
Predicting Stroke Re-hospitalization
Certain easy-to-watch factors may predict which stroke patients are at risk of being rehospitalized. Pinpointing those factors can help doctors treat or more closely watch those at the highest risk.
Celexa and Risk of Arrhythmia
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is clarifying dosing and warning recommendations for the antidepressant Celexa ( citalopram hydrobromide ; also available in generic form).