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Depression after CAD diagnosis a risk factor for heart failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After the development of coronary artery disease (CAD), a subsequent diagnosis of depression is associated with an increased incidence of heart failure, even when antidepressant medication is used, according to findings from the Intermountain Heart Collaborative Study. ...

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Dienogest a promising new treatment for endometriosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The progestin dienogest is as effective as the gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist buserelin for symptoms of endometriosis, with less reduction in bone mass, physicians in Japan report in the March issue of Fertility and Sterility. Noted for its high selectivity for...

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Calcium may help prevent hyperoxaluric kidney stones

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – By binding dietary oxalate, calcium supplements or calcium-containing foods may be useful in the management of hyperoxaluria, new research suggests. Hyperoxaluria is present in roughly 20 percent of patients with calcium oxalate kidney stones, according to study co-authors...