Long-term use of some anticholinergic medications are associated with an increased risk of dementia – according to a new study led by the University of East Anglia (UK).
In the last trimester of a pregnancy, a woman can develop high blood pressure and undesirable excretion of protein in the urine. If these symptoms of so-called pre-eclampsia are not treated, the condition could become life-threatening to both mother and baby.
A study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem sheds new light on the possible relationship between prolonged use of acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy and the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood.
New research does not support the previously observed negative impacts of antidepressant use on breastfeeding. In the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study, use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in late pregnancy was not linked with an increased risk of women experiencing low milk supply.
Treating leg ulcers within two weeks by closing faulty veins improves healing by 12 per cent compared to standard treatment, according to new findings.
The research, led by Imperial College London and funded by the National Institute for Health Research, studied 450 UK patients with the most common type of leg ulcers known as venous ulcers.
WASP Course, led by Prof Victor Grech and Prof Charles Savona Ventura, has recently organised a course in Bahrain. Co-hosted with Arabian Gulf University, the course, on how to write a scientific paper, focused on quantitative analysis methods and was targeted for medical doctors and allied health professionals.
A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates that early counseling has a very limited role in preventing distress after heart attacks.
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.
A study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates that psychotherapy may improve psychological distress and help coping with multiple sclerosis.
An investigation that has appeared in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics suggests that low-dose aspirin may have a role in the prevention of cardiovascular risk associated with bereavement.
A study published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics suggests a role for fish-oil supplementation in workers who perform very stressful jobs.
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Volume2, Number 4, 2018, pp421-424(4), researchers Jared G. Breyley and Brian R. Lindman, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA present a case study of asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis.