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Blood marker can predict heart disease risk in type-2 diabetes patients

Measuring a blood marker, copeptin, can successfully predict the risk of heart attacks in people with type-2 diabetes. This research suggests the copeptin molecule as a potential target to predict and prevent heart disease in diabetic patients.

Heart attack risk increases 17-fold following respiratory infections

The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days following a respiratory infection, research has found. The increased risk peaks in the first 7 days and gradually reduces but remains elevated for one month.

Heightened risk of heart attacks found with common painkillers in routine use

People who use commonly prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat pain and inflammation could be raising their risk of having a heart attack, as early as in the first week of use and especially within the first month of taking high doses of such medication, suggests a study. Show More Summary

Rare Gene Mutations Inspire New Heart Drugs

Some people carry gene mutations that leave them nearly impervious to heart attacks. Learning how these mutations work has led to a novel experimental treatment.

Star Wars Episode IX Would Have Been Carrie Fisher’s Movie

Late last year, we received the heartbreaking news that Carrie Fisher had passed away following a heart attack on a plane. It hit the geek community hard. This was a woman whose face had been at the forefront of pop culture for as long...Show More Summary

Life-saving flight: How a nurse saved a life on a plane

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A woman was having a heart attack on a flight when a New Jersey nurse stepped in to help.        

Police Deaths Up This Year, But Not From War on Cops

The war on cops is a myth. The increases were from car accidents and heart attacks. Law Enforcement Officer deaths by firearm are down slightly through May 20th, as compared to this time last year. In 2016, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), 18 officers were killed by firearms. Show More Summary

Surviving a Heart Attack: the Big One!

MyHeart MyHeart - Take Control of Your Health The widow maker heart attack, also known as “the big one”,  is an acute occlusion of the left anterior descending (LAD) artery that can lead to severe [...]Read More The post Surviving a Heart Attack: the Big One! appeared first on MyHeart.

Amgen’s Bone Drug Disappointment Shows Limits Of Genetics In Drug Discovery

Romosozumab for osteoporosis was supposed to be an example of how genetic research can lead to better drugs. Instead, it may increase patients risk of heart attacks -- and may never make it to market.

COPD Exacerbations in Those With CVD May Increase Heart Attack/Stroke Risk

After an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, people with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) or people at risk for CVD appear more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.

Prince’s Step-Sister Feared He’d Suffer A Heart Attack From ‘Drug Use’

While Prince‘s shocking death is still under investigation, insiders are coming forward about what they are so far discovering and what secrets the 57-year-old may have been hiding from the public eye. In a sneak peek of a new series by Reelz, renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Hunter reveals that he’s come across a transcript Read More

Nick Carter's Father's Ashes to be Spread with Late Daughter (PHOTO)

Nick Carter and his family will honor their father's dying wishes -- cremate him and spread his ashes, but the family's also decided to involve their late sister. We're told Bob -- whom the families believe died from a heart attack -- requested…

How Much Exercise Do You Need To Have A Healthy Heart?

During your life, a healthy heart will beat around 2 billion times – amazing, right? But if you’re not careful enough, things like chronic heart disease or a sudden heart attack can cut that number short. All of us are at risk, but do...Show More Summary

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS significantly increase heart attack risk. “The risk of a heart attack is 17 …

RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS significantly increase heart attack risk. “The risk of a heart attack is 17 times higher in the week after a respiratory infection, the University of Sydney team concluded.” So maybe keep taking aspirin, and if you think you’re having heart symptoms, realize that it’s more likely that you really are.

Singapore's 'Uber of lifesaving' app is a simple way to stop people from dying on the street

If you have a heart attack on a plane, chances are decently good that a doctor or nurse onboard can provide emergency services while you wait to land. But if you collapse on a crowded city street, you might have to wait awhile for an...Show More Summary

Unveiling the nasty action of trans-fatty acids in blood

Tohoku University researchers have found that trans-fatty acids promote cell death in a more direct manner than previously thought, leading to the development of atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart attacks and strokes.

The Carter Family Believes Bob Carter Died From A Heart Attack

It's never easy losing a parent… As we reported, Nick Carter and Aaron Carter's dad Bob Carter passed away Tuesday in Florida. He was 65 years old. Related: Aaron Explains Why He's 'So Skinny' According to sources close to the family, the House Of Carters patriarch had chest pains and a twitch in his arm after working around [...]

Nick and Aaron Carter's Father Likely Died of Heart Attack, Family Believes

Nick and Aaron Carter's father complained of chest pains and had twitching in his arm before he went to bed and never woke up... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the family tell us... all signs point to Bob Carter suffering a heart...

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