If pharmacists had a larger role in prescribing medications to control blood pressure, they could prevent more than 15 million heart attacks, nearly 8 million strokes and more… read more.
Serious heart attacks are more likely to happen at the start of the working week than at any other time, according to Irish data presented at the British… read more.
A new test has been developed in Turku, Finland, that helps in separating heart attack patients from those whose cardiac troponin values are elevated due to renal insufficiency…. read more.
Findings from a global study suggest that risk factors for cardiovascular disease are similar for men and women, with some notable differences. The outcomes were reported on Oct…. read more.
In a new study of younger heart attack victims in Ontario, Canada, researchers found that the healthcare system delivers high quality care for younger heart attack survivors; however, there are… read more.
A three-drug medication known as a “polypill,” developed by the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) and Ferrer, is effective in preventing secondary adverse cardiovascular events in… read more.
Dietary salt substitutes lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from all causes and cardiovascular disease, finds a pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published… read more.
A Scripps Research team developed a smartphone app that can calculate users’ genetic risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) — and found that users at high risk sought… read more.
Chest discomfort associated with a heart attack or heart event may often be felt beyond the chest, with many people reporting pain in their shoulders, arms, jaw, neck, back and… read more.
Knowing which patients are at higher risk of bleeding complications following a heart attack can help health professionals to take preventative measures. Now researchers at Karolinska have published… read more.
A new study led by researchers at Washington State University has identified a protein that could be the key to improving treatment outcomes after a heart attack. Published… read more.
Article written by Bruce Sylvester Severely obese persons (BMI >35) who suffer a heart attack and who then undergo weight-reduction surgery appear to have a lower risk of… read more.