Posted on March 8, 2015 by Webtypo
This March 7, 2015 MedicalResearch.com article talks about studies that seem to further point to depression as being a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and is beginning to show signs that taking either a statin or an anti-depressant can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with varying degrees of depression.
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Posted on April 1, 2014 by Webtypo
English: The illustration shows the major signs and symptoms of heart failure. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This March 30, 2014 Trib Live News article talks about a grant awarded to the University of Pittsburgh that will allow them to study the link between heart failure and depression. some researchers hope that this study will not only help them understand how to better care for patients with both these diagnoses but also hope the study will begin to break down the silo view of mental and physical health that causes mental and physical health to be viewed and treated as completely separate conditions.
Filed under: Depression, Heart failure and depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Misc., Pennsylvania, Physical Health, Pittsburgh, Research, scientific, Treatment and Support, Whole health | Tagged: Conditions and Diseases, Heart failure, Major depressive disorder, Mental Health, physical health, Pittsburgh University study on heart failure and depression, scientific research, University of Pittsburgh | Comments Off on “University of Pittsburgh researchers get $7.3M grant to study heart failure-depression link”