Popular Antibiotic Could Lead to Heart-Related Deaths

Popular antibiotic azythromycin could lead to heart complications

A new study by the New England Journal of Medicine found that patients taking the antibiotic azithromycin had a rare, but fatal chance of dying from heart-related complications. The research conducted by Vanderbilt University on Tennessee Medicaid patients from 1992-2006 revealed that the drug was responsible for 29 heart-related deaths among the 540,000 patients studied. [...]

More American Adults with Arthritis Suffer From Depression and Anxiety

Study finds adults with arthritis more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety

  A new study finds that one-third of American adults with arthritis also suffer from anxiety or depression. Arthritis affects an estimated 50 million Americans and is the number one cause of disability worldwide, according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Both depression and anxiety are common among people suffering [...]