Antidepressant may also help prevent heart failure

In a discovery that University of Michigan researcher John Tesmer, Ph.D., described as "completely serendipitous," the drug paroxetine, a.k.a. Paxil, inhibits G protein-coupled receptor kinase 2.

Study: Antidepressant Paxil might prevent heart failure


The medication has shown promise in strengthening the heart, new research suggests.