Commonly used anticholinergic drugs for schizophrenia linked to greater cognitive impairment

Writing in the May 14, 2021 issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry , a multi-institution team of scientists led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that medications commonly prescribed to reduce the severity of physical and mental health symptoms associated with schizophrenia may have a cumulative effect of […]

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Trial evaluates safety and effectiveness of systemic therapeutic hypothermia in anterior STEMI

Results of the interim analyses performed after 12 months in the first 111 patients enrolled in phase II Cool AMI trial evaluating safety and effectiveness of systemic therapeutic hypothermia as an adjunctive therapy in anterior STEMI undergoing PCI as compared to PCI only. Analyses showed significant differences among treatment groups, including longer randomisation-to-balloon time and […]

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