• Accelerated cellular aging in depressed individuals associated with increased mortality risk

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Cells from healthy individuals with major depressive disorder were found to have higher than expected rates of methylation at specific sites on their DNA, when compared to cells from healthy individuals without MDD, according to a study by a multidisciplinary team of Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and University of California San Francisco scientists, in collaboration with others.
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  • Study: Heart failure and stroke are on the rise in men below 40 years of age

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Heart failure and stroke are unusual diagnoses among younger people. But they are now clearly on the rise in men below the age of 40, according to a University of Gothenburg study.
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  • Preterm birth associated with increased risk for heart failure into adulthood

    Preterm birth associated with increased risk for heart failure into adulthood

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk for heart failure into adulthood, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
    The risk is more than 2-fold for people born preterm and more than 12-fold for those born extremely preterm, researchers reported.
    For the study, Casey Crump, MD, PhD, vice chair for research in the department of family medicine and community health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, and colleagues assessed all singleton live births in Sweden from 1973 through 2014.
    “Singleton births were chosen for the primary analyses to improve
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