DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that women have different symptoms of a heart attack than men? If so, why does this happen, and what are the symptoms in women? ANSWER: Heart attack symptoms in women can be similar to those in men, but there are some crucial differences. Women’s symptoms tend to be more subtle […]
In 2007, certain counties in the state of New York underwent fatty-acid restrictions and a new study shows that hospital admissions for heart attacks and stroke went down after these restrictions were put into place. Researchers conducted a study based on the question, “Are trans-fatty acid restrictions in New York State linked to any change […]
London (AFP) – Tottenham’s under-23 coach Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The former England defender passed away after suffering a heart attack on Thursday. Tottenham announced in a...Show More Summary
The American Heart Association recommends that healthy adults get at least 150 minutes of exercise per week. Moving more helps reduce your risk of many conditions, including heart attack, stroke diabetes and some cancers. And, now, you can add some conditions of the brain to that list. Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Eric Ahlskog says exercise […]
(Reuters Health) - For people with type 2 diabetes, maintaining good blood sugar control in the years after receiving a coronary artery stent is associated with a lower risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a recent study.
(Reuters Health) - Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may not prevent all heart attacks, but it could make the difference in who survives one, Danish researchers say.
Counties that implemented trans fat bans saw a significant decline in heart attacks and strokes compared to counties without bans.
Scientists and the giant pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, Novartis, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, are not exactly racing for a cure for heart diseases. Unlike most other diseases, heart disease is not virus or bacteria based,Show More Summary
Two-time NYC Marathon winner Tom Fleming dies of an apparent heart attack while coaching at Montclair Kimberley Academy.
Tunning legend Tom Fleming collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack while coaching at a meet.
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(American Statistical Association) New analysis of Medicare's Hospital Compare portal shows the statistical methodology used to rate and compare hospitals underestimates mortality rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) at small hospitals.
(Reuters Health) - Within two years after a heart attack, nearly one in five people stop taking life-saving cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, according to a new U.S. study.
IF YOU STILL HAVE A PENIS, YOU’RE NOT A TRANSGENDER WOMAN. YOU’RE JUST ANOTHER MAN WITH COMMITMENT PROBLEMS. Transgender woman who ‘suffered a broken penis when her lover had a heart attack and DIED during sex’ sues the man’s wife for damages.
Trish Vradenburg, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s co-founder and writer for sitcoms such as Family Ties and Designing Women, died Monday after suffering a heart attack at her home in Washington. She was 70. "It is with immense sadness that UsAgainstAlzheimer’s...Show More Summary
Much like in the case of strokes, the time immediately after a heart attack provides a critical window in which damage to the body can be minimized. Researchers in Madrid have just figured out how a drug that's been around for decades...Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - More than nine million people may miss out on cholesterol-lowering drugs that prevent heart attacks and strokes if doctors choose one set of medical guidelines over another, according to a new study.
“Natural experiments” from New York show efficacy as FDA’s 2018 ban looms.
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares) The beta-blocker metoprolol can limit cardiac damage in patients having a heart attack.