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Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental Illness

Print this page THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 — A new study is raising the question of whether certain cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes drugs could help manage mental illnesses like schizophrenia. The findings come from a study of over 142,000 Swedish patients with serious mental illnesses — including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The researchers found… Read More »

Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »

Christmas Eve at 10pm is most likely time for heart attack – how to spot the signs

Watch those stress ­levels tomorrow – 10pm on Christmas Eve is the most likely time for a heart attack. Researchers trawled through details of 283,000 heart attacks between 1998 and 2013 to find out what days were most lethal. While an average of 50 heart ­attacks were recorded every day, that number climbed to 69… Read More »