How depression changes the heart in sleep; and a fully disposable duodenoscope debuts soon

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Heart rate changes during sleep may be diagnostic tool for depression

By Lucas Franki

A heart rate–profiling algorithm shows promise at distinguishing differences in heart rate patterns during sleep in people with depression.

Other news:

FDA clears first fully disposable duodenoscope
Boston Scientific anticipates early 2020 launch.

Flu activity dropped in early December
Unusual early spike related to increased influenza B activity, CDC says.

SZC passes extension test for hyperkalemia
After 11 months, treatment with sodium zirconium cyclosilicate successfully controlled serum potassium.

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