Jerry Weintraub, the veteran producer of the Karate Kid and Ocean’s film franchises who also was EP on HBO’s new comedy The Brink, died today of a heart attack at his home in Palm Springs. He was 77. MORE
A team of researchers from the Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM) has conducted a study involving the use of communications modules secreted by stem cells to help limit the damage caused by a heart attack. The team performed...Show More Summary
Researchers have long had reason to hope that blocking the flow of calcium into the mitochondria of heart and brain cells could be one way to prevent damage caused by heart attacks and strokes. But in a study of mice engineered to lack...Show More Summary
Doctors' efforts to battle the dangerous atherosclerotic plaques that build up in our arteries and cause heart attacks and strokes are built on several false beliefs about the fundamental composition and formation of the plaques, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine shows. Show More Summary
After giving us all a heart attack over the weekend, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft seems to be recovering. On July 4, NASA reported that New Horizons -- which is just days away from a historic encounter with Pluto after nine years of travel -- was experiencing an anomaly. Show More Summary
Talk about giving fans a Heart Attack. While Demi Lovato did not become the latest singer to fall off a stage while performing for fans, the 22-year did fall down hard while promoting her new track “Cool for the Summer” at the WaterMarke...Show More Summary
Robert D. Jorgensen suffered a heart attack in the middle of a July 4th concert in Akron, Ohio. He asked cornet soloist Carolyn Curtis to take over. Later that evening, after surgery, Jorgensen died. ‘The Freedom Brass Band of Northeast Ohio is very deeply saddened …,’ a statement said. ‘Mr. Jorgensen served the band since the fall […]
Former England wicketkeeper Bob Taylor is set to undergo a heart bypass operation after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday
"'The years come and go,' Mr. Sanders wrote, in all apparent seriousness. 'Suicide, nervous breakdown, cancer, sexual deadness, heart attack, alcoholism, senility at 50. Slow death, fast death. DEATH.'"From a NYT article — linked today at Drudge — titled "Bernie Sanders’s Revolutionary Roots Were Nurtured in ’60s Vermont." I love the photo. Show More Summary
Add Malia Obama's name to the cast and crew of "Girls" -- but before POTUS has a heart attack... she's not starring in the racy show... just interning for the summer. President Obama's firstborn -- who turns 17 on Saturday -- was s...
A 16-year-old girl in England who refused to go to the bathroom for two months because of a phobia of toilets died of a heart attack.
A University of Michigan Health System study reveals enzyme CD39 is capable of clearing the atherosclerotic plaque that leads to so many heart attacks and strokes.
Last week on Extreme Weight Loss, we watched as the Powells not only took on weight loss, but also weddings. This week, the trend continued with yet another couple hoping that a wedding would be in their future as well as dropping some extra pounds. But with one half of the couple a heart attack […]
Toxic air pollution from power plants has been linked to serious health problems including cancer, heart attacks, and premature death, and mercury in particular is a potent neurotoxin that is especially dangerous for young children and pregnant women. Show More Summary
Heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases kill nearly three-quarters of a million Americans each year. They are the leading cause of death, accounting for nearly 30% of all deaths in the United States. But according to a new study published online yesterday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, many of these deaths can be prevented. Show More Summary
It’s destined to be this year’s summertime anthem, and Demi Lovato's latest track “Cool for the Summer” just hit the interwebs! The “Heart Attack” songstress amps up the sex appeal in the new single, singing about having “a taste for...Show More Summary
Women with severe PTSD or traumatic events may have a 60 percent higher lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease. The study is the first to examine trauma exposure, PTSD, and onset of cardiovascular disease exclusively in women. Researchers suggest physicians ask women about traumatic events and PTSD symptoms and then monitor them for cardiovascular issues.
Talking about cholesterol shouldn't just be reserved for the doctor's office and Cheerios commercials. Sisters Darcus Gates, 61, and Vernee Pace-Cheeks, 63, are around the same age as their mother when she died of a heart attack in 1989. Show More Summary
Damion Cook has died at the age of 36. The retired NFL lineman died on Friday, June 26, after suffering from an apparent heart attack. Bethune-Cookman Athletics, where Cook played college football, confirmed the news, and it was first reported by Ron Clements of Sporting News. Show More Summary
A large, new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that women with PTSD have up to a 60% higher chance of heart attack or stroke.