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Why heart failure patients suffer depression, impaired thinking

Heart failure patients often have trouble with thinking and depression. A new study by University of Guelph researchers explains why and points to ways to prevent and treat both heart and brain maladies through the emerging field of circadian medicine. Published recently in Nature’s Scientific Reports, the study is the first to reveal how cognition… Read More »

Moderate drinking not harmful for older patients with heart failure, study suggests

A new study suggests that people over age 65 who are newly diagnosed with heart failure can continue to drink moderate amounts of alcohol without worsening their condition. The study, from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, showed a survival benefit for moderate drinkers compared with those who abstained from alcohol. On average,… Read More »

Vectura to stop developing asthma treatment after late-stage failure

(Reuters) – Vectura Group Plc will stop developing its treatment for severe uncontrolled asthma, the British drugmaker said on Monday, after the drug-device combination failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study. The move will widen Vectura’s loss before tax by 40 million pounds ($ 51.3 million) in the current financial year. Vectura’s… Read More »