A new study examines data from over 7,000 women to evaluate the risk factors among younger women that are associated with cardiovascular disease.
Wayne Dyer died Saturday at the age of 75. He’d been diagnosed with leukemia in 2009 but, as reported in the New York Times, a spokesperson for Hay House, publisher of Dyer’s books, has said the cause was a heart attack. His family confirmed his death with a heartfelt message on his Facebook page. Show More Summary
Simply incorporating a short, brisk walk into your day could add up to seven years to your life, German researchers say. A new study from Saarland University says the aging process can be slowed down and the risk of heart attack halved...Show More Summary
Women aged 45 years and under with diabetes have a six-fold risk of heart attack, according to new research. The study in more than 7,000 women also found that young women who had a heart attack (myocardial infarction, MI) were more likely to be smokers than older women with MI.
This group of Florida firefighters knows how to get a job done. After responding to Ralph McCrory, who suffered a heart attack while mowing his lawn, a squad from Hernando County Fire Rescue stayed behind to finish the task after the man was rushed to the hospital, 10 News reported. Show More Summary
Pollution and weather influence outcomes after a heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Congress today by Ms Aneta Cislak, research fellow in the Silesian Centre for Heart Diseases, Medical University of Silesia in Zabrze, Poland. read more
Patients who underwent total knee or hip replacement surgery for osteoarthritis were at increased risk of heart attack during the postoperative period, a new study reveals.
Contrary to recent reports, researchers found that osteoarthritis patients who had total knee or hip joint replacement surgery, known as arthroplasty, were at increased risk of heart attack (myocardial infarction) in the early post-operative period. Show More Summary
Cold weather is associated with a higher risk of severe heart attack, according to new research. The six year study found that each 10°C drop in temperature was associated with a 7% increased risk of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe form of heart attack.
Pollution and weather influence outcomes after a heart attack, according to new research.
Coffee drinking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events (mainly heart attacks) in young adults (18-45) with mild hypertension.The 12-year study in more than 1,200 patients found that heavy coffee drinkers had a four-fold increased risk while moderate drinkers tripled their risk.
FACT CHECK: Has actor (and former California governor) Arnold Schwarzenegger passed away from a heart attack?
Researchers have found that heavy coffee consumption could increase the risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks in young adults with hypertension.
Stumbling into a 7-Eleven in Seoul, heat-stroked and desperate for a VitaminWater, I almost have a heart attack. What is this cheerful, bursting-with-anime paradise?
I was 29 years old when I lost my dad suddenly. He had a heart attack while driving, and crossed the median -- his Cadillac landing on an embankment on the other side of the highway. A couple years prior to that, circumstances that no longer matter had caused me to grow distant toward my dad, so I avoided him some. Show More Summary
One of the best dunkers ever is no more. Former fourteen-year NBA veteran, Darryl Dawkins passed away yesterday at the age of 58 from a heart attack. Dawkins, a Center, was known for his powerful dunks that shattered glass twice in the 1979 season. Show More Summary
A decade after Hurricane Katrina, tourism is stronger than ever -- but a range of challenges remain
Heart cells grown on a special mesh can be built up into living, beating tissue that could mend damage after heart attacks
Darryl Dawkins, the former Philadelphia 76ers' player known for his legendary dunking abilities, has died, WFMZ reports. He was 58. According to Dawkins' family, the NBA star died of a heart attack. "It is with great sadness that weShow More Summary
Ironically, the payers are making no mention of extending the lives of patients with CV disease nor the impact of reducing heart attacks and strokes to healthcare costs.