HealthDay (7/24, Norton) reports that “antidepressant treatment may help” heart attack “patients avoid a second heart attack,” research indicated. Healio Cardiology Today (7/24, Dobkowski) reports, “Patients with depression and recent” acute coronary syndrome (ACS) “who were treated with escitalopram had lower risk for major adverse cardiac events compared with those given placebo,” researchers concluded after analyzing “data from 300 patients with depression and recent ACS.” The findings were published in the July 24/31 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)