Tag Archives: Prevent

Acne drug could prevent deadly heart attacks and strokes

Acne drug could prevent deadly heart attacks and strokes: Scientists accidentally discover an antibiotic that targets spots also stops arteries hardening Atherosclerosis occurs when calcium deposits accumulate in the arteries Molecules in the antibiotic minocycline block the pathway that causes deposits Giving minocycline to rats was highly effective at preventing plaque build-up By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health… Read More »

Does Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Postpartum Depression?

While there is some data to indicate that exercise may improve well-being and diminish symptoms of depression and anxiety, the results have been mixed.  A recent randomized controlled trial has explored the efficacy of exercise during pregnancy for reducing the risk of postpartum depression. The Physical Activity for Mothers Enrolled in Longitudinal Analysis (PAMELA) Study… Read More »