Navigation Links
Treating depression may improve recovery of heart rate variability following coronary syndromes
Date:9/3/2007

t the 16-week follow-up visit, the depressed patients had recovered their heart rate variability more slowly than expected and some even experienced a decrease. Patients who took sertraline had a 9 percent increase in heart rate variability and patients who took placebo had a 10 percent decrease, compared with the 28 to 33 percent increase in recovery of heart rate variability observed in previous studies of non-depressed patients.

Both sertraline treatment and symptomatic recovery from depression were associated with increased heart rate variability compared with placebo-treated and non-recovered postacute coronary syndrome control groups, respectively, but this results primarily from decreased heart rate variability in the comparison groups, the authors write.

The mechanisms behind the relationship between heart rate variability, depression and cardiac death remain unclear, the authors note. What is clear is that depression is associated with biological changes involving increased heart rate, inflammatory response, plasma norepinephrine, platelet reactivity, decreased heart rate variability and now absent postacute coronary syndrome heart rate variability recovery, all of which is associated with life-threatening consequences. Understanding why these characteristics so strongly associate with depression is crucial to understanding the nature of depression itself, they conclude.

From a clinicians point of view, patients with depression after myocardial infarction, especially those with prior episodes, should be both carefully watched and aggressively treated, because they are at an elevated cardiac risk and less likely to get better spontaneously.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dacia Morris
212-543-5421
JAMA and Archives Journals
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia
2. Treating Depression In Children Could Lead To Poor Bone Development
3. Treating Epilepsy With Surgery
4. Treating Autism More Effectively
5. Stem Cell Therapy Effective For Treating Heart Attacks
6. Treating Leukemia With Natural Cells
7. Treating eye pain eases migraine
8. Treating wounds without stitches
9. Treating varicose veins
10. Treating acne with laser
11. Ketoconazole 2% more effective in treating Seborrheic Dermatitis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/2/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 02, ... ... York City for Carpal Tunnel treatment and wrist pain treatment. Dr. Lev Kalika, ... – NYDNRehab – and a leading international authority on the conservative treatment of ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... Scientists at the University of ... five federal grants to study a group of related mosquito-borne viruses. The ultimate ... The research will be conducted in the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at Pitt, ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... eHuman ... a new release of their flagship product, 3D Tooth Atlas, version 7.6. This ... section and new tutorial videos. This latest release of the 3D Tooth Atlas ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Kan. (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national ... of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... After conducting ... Smith, Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz., has hired Robert Trenschel, ... in healthcare and medical management, Dr. Trenschel will assume his new duties at Yuma ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New York City 2Health News:Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New York City 3Health News:Breakthrough Technologies for Carpal Tunnel Treatment in New York City 4Health News:Mosquito-Borne Viruses Subject of $4M in Federal Grants to Scientists in Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research 2Health News:Mosquito-Borne Viruses Subject of $4M in Federal Grants to Scientists in Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research 3Health News:Mosquito-Borne Viruses Subject of $4M in Federal Grants to Scientists in Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research 4Health News:eHuman Digital Anatomy Releases 3D Tooth Atlas version 7.6 2Health News:Indiana Blood Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Indiana Blood Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer 3Health News:Yuma Regional Medical Center Hires New Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Yuma Regional Medical Center Hires New Chief Executive Officer 3
... , Nurtur Receives ... Nov. 23 The Population Health Impact Institute (PHII), a ... of Directors has approved the Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program, v ... life, health, and wellness company based in Farmington, CT is ...
... than most friends, relatives or even healthcare professionals realise, according ... issue of the UK-based Journal of Advanced Nursing . ... had undergone surgery in the last year, together with 105 ... years at the Vanderbilt Transplant Center in Tennessee, USA. They ...
... ... Compliance Requirements and Automate Billing, Claims, Enrollment and Eligibility, , ... (PRWEB) November 23, 2009 ... announced today the launch of new products within its healthcare integration suite, designed ...
... both increased risk eightfold , MONDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay ... who were exposed to lead have more than double ... other children, new research shows. , And with exposure ... ADHD soared. Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy and ...
... , SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 23 NewCardio, Inc., (OTC ... CEO, Dr. Branislav Vajdic, and CFO, Richard Brounstein, will present at ... 4:30 PM PST at the Luxe Sunset Hotel in Los Angeles. ... December 2nd and Thursday, December 3rd. Please contact Brett Aimee ...
... ... as Best New Technology Provider for its QlikView Business Intelligence Software , ... Radnor, PA ... company, today announced that it was recognized with the Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Population Health Impact Institute Launches Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program(TM) 2Health News:Population Health Impact Institute Launches Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program(TM) 3Health News:Drug side effects a key factor in reduced quality of life for kidney transplant patients 2Health News:Drug side effects a key factor in reduced quality of life for kidney transplant patients 3Health News:BridgeGate Launches New Healthcare Integration and Interoperability Products 2Health News:BridgeGate Launches New Healthcare Integration and Interoperability Products 3Health News:BridgeGate Launches New Healthcare Integration and Interoperability Products 4Health News:Smoking During Pregnancy, Lead Exposure Raise ADHD Risk in Kids 2Health News:Smoking During Pregnancy, Lead Exposure Raise ADHD Risk in Kids 3Health News:NewCardio, Inc. to Present at 2nd Annual LD MICRO Conference 2Health News:NewCardio, Inc. to Present at 2nd Annual LD MICRO Conference 3Health News:QlikTech Wins Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award 2Health News:QlikTech Wins Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award 3Health News:QlikTech Wins Healthcare IT Innovation™ Award 4
(Date:7/2/2015)... Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nlfg34/cancer ) has announced the addition of ... - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. ... in 2020 from an estimated $7.1 Billion in 2015, growing at ... North America , followed by Europe ... World (RoW). The cancer diagnostics market in Asia ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... July 2, 2015   Decision Resources Group ... specialists identify less frequent dosing as the highest ... to the burden on both patients and providers ... factor (VEGF) injections, which are the current standard ... pegol, which is in development for dosing every ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 BGI gab heute bekannt, ... vom American College of Pathologists (CAP) akkreditiert ... erste klinische Next-Generation-Sequencing Labor, das in ... und somit die höchsten Standards an klinischer ... FDA - 21 CFR Part 11 konformen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Cancer Diagnostics Market Report 2015 - Technology, Imaging and by Applications Forecasts to 2020 for the $13 Billion Industry 2Retinal Specialists Indicate Strong Desire for DME Therapies Which Induce Greater Vision Gains or are Administered Less Frequently Than Currently Approved Anti-VEGF Therapies 2Retinal Specialists Indicate Strong Desire for DME Therapies Which Induce Greater Vision Gains or are Administered Less Frequently Than Currently Approved Anti-VEGF Therapies 3BGI erhält Akkreditierung vom College of American Pathologists (CAP) 2
... , INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 10 Acquire ... fabrication and integration and automation services, has recently expanded ... in its focus on a long-term goal of becoming ... North America. , , Acquire Automation ...
... SEATTLE, Aug. 7 Regular yoga practice is associated ... to be obese, according to a study led by researchers at ... study was prompted by initial findings reported four years ago by ... may help prevent middle-age spread in normal-weight people and may promote ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vision Inspection Systems Specialist Acquire Automation Expands Employee Base, Launches New Web Site 2Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating 2Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating 3Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating 4
Zippered Abdominal Girdle...
CDIs 2nd Stage Abdominoplasty Girdle - a feminine, easy pull-on version of the 8000 series...
Ideal for abdominal procedures...
Standard Male Girdle...
Medicine Products: