Low socioeconomic status is associated with a higher risk of a second heart attack or stroke, according to new research. The study in nearly 30,000 patients with a prior heart attack found that the risk of a second event was 36 percent lower for those in the highest income quintile compared to the lowest and increased by 14 percent in divorced compared to married patients.
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Rome, Italy - 27 Aug 2016: Low socioeconomic status is associated with a higher risk of a second heart attack or stroke, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2016 today.1 The study in nearly 30 000 patients with a prior heart...Show More Summary
They’re taking George Curry back to Alabama for burial. I assume that’s what he wanted. He died suddenly of a heart attack the other day in suburban Washington, D.C. Alabama—where we were both born, that made us the butt of many jokes because we always regarded “Sweet Home Alabama” with mixed emotions, as do many […]
When Terry Zoubul's husband died of a heart attack, she knew she had to get in shape. Now, at 82 years old, she's a certified personal trainer with clients less than half her age.
If Democrats ever stopped trying to cheat the system to get ahead, I think I might have a heart attack. They must be terrified of the idea of a Donald
Among more than 26,000 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults, those with major depressive disorder (MDD) were more likely to experience a heart attack than those without MDD, according to a study.
Having no friends could be as deadly as smoking, according to reports. Researchers at Harvard University have discovered a link between loneliness and the levels of a blood-clotting protein that can cause heart attacks and stroke. Social...Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - Many patients who have clogged arteries or survive a heart attack don’t consistently take medications prescribed to prevent life-threatening complications, a study confirms.
At the national meeting of the American Chemical Society, researchers from University of Pennsylvania are showing off a new hydrogel that may be used to help ailing hearts recover post myocardial infarction. There are already a few hydrogels developed, some going through clinical trials, for helping restore cardiac function. Show More Summary
The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare recently raised the recommended target blood pressure for patients with diabetes. This may lead to more patients suffering from stroke or heart attack, according to a new study from the Sahlgrenska Academy. Show More Summary
Case study: A 48 year-old man, athletic and highly successful in his career, enjoys a day of surfing. While walking back to his car, he collapses and cannot be revived. A heart attack is to blame for his sudden death. Rare? Unfortunately,...Show More Summary
Wesley Lopes dies By Benjamin Newman Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 09:40 Brazilian striker Wesley Lopes dies Horrific news has come out of Brazil. 35-year-old Brazilian striker Wesley Lopes has suddenly died after suffering a heart attack at training. Show More Summary
During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells in the heart. But damage doesn't end after the crushing pain subsides. Instead, the heart's walls thin out, the organ becomes enlarged, and scar tissue forms. These changes can cause heart failure. Scientists now report they have developed injectable gels to prevent this damage.
Gospel singer and actor Carman Licciardello is gearing up to run a 5k race just a few months after suffering from a heart attack.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2016 -- During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells within the tissue. But the damage doesn't end after the crushing pain subsides. Instead, the heart's walls thin out, the organ becomes enlarged, and scar tissue forms. Show More Summary
BOSTON - With half of all women and a quarter of all men over fifty expected to suffer a fracture in the years ahead, the number of such injuries exceeds the incidence of heart attack, stroke, and breast cancer combined. By discouraging...Show More Summary
In a study being published in the August 19 issue of Science, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in collaboration with scientists from Tartu University Hospital in Estonia, the Karolinska Institutet and Science...Show More Summary
In July 2010, a family member found 80-year-old Maria de Jesus Arroyo unconscious in her Boyle Heights home in Los Angeles. At the White Memorial Medical Centre, an emergency room doctor declared Arroyo dead from a heart attack. A few...Show More Summary