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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Lower levels of education are associated with increased risks of heart failure

Results from a large European study suggest that poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into account. The study is … Continue reading

Published Thursday, December 9th, 2010 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology

Tricyclic anti-depressants linked to increased risk of heart disease

Research that followed nearly 15,000 people in Scotland has shown that a class of older generation anti-depressant is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The study showed that tricyclic anti-depressants were associated with a 35% increased risk … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology