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When is major depression diagnosed

Sometimes, other medications are added to the antidepressant to boost its effectiveness. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5, American Psychiatric Pub. Episodes may occur only once in a lifetime or may be recurrent, chronic, or longstanding. Depending on the severity of symptoms, your primary care doctor or a psychiatrist may recommend treatment with… Read More »

Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

By William Weir When it comes to heart disease, the health of the scaffold where cardiac cells grow may be a much bigger factor than previously believed. Stuart Campbell, associate professor of biomedical engineering & cellular and molecular physiology, led a team of researchers examined the effects of a diseased extracellular matrix (ECM) — the… Read More »