Heart attack: Five foods to include in your diet to ward off life-threatening condition
HEART ATTACK occurs when the supply of blood to the heart suddenly becomes blocked - but certain changes to your diet can prevent this. Here are five foods to include in your day-to-day eating plan to significantly reduce the risk of the life-threatening condition happening. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Untargeted metabolomics for atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases
(Bentham Science Publishers) Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Four out of five CVD deaths are due to myocardial infarction or stroke. Despite many initiatives that have been established for CVD prevention and risk management, and new therapies to treat existing CVD, patients continue to die from cardiac events. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack - the 55p ‘superfood’ to lower your chances of a deadly heart attack
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could reduce your chances of a deadly myocardial infarction and heart disease by eating more of this “superfood” snack - and you only need a handful. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk for Uninsurance in AMI Patients Reduced With Medicaid Expansion
THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 -- Medicaid expansion was associated with a reduced risk for uninsurance among acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in JAMA Cardiology. Rishi K. Wadhera, M.D., from Harvard... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fewer Uninsured but Similar MI Outcomes With Medicaid Expansion Fewer Uninsured but Similar MI Outcomes With Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid eligibility expansion was associated with a reduction in uninsured patients reporting to hospital with an acute myocardial infarction, but not with improved outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

DNA Confirms Two-Year-Old Fell into Borehole in Spain
MADRID (AP) — Spanish rescuers working against the clock to find a 2-year-old boy who's been missing for three days say they have found DNA samples of the boy confirming his parents' account that he had fallen into a narrow borehole more than 100 meters (328 feet) deep. The parents of toddler Julen Rosello, who reportedly lost another young son in 2017, have said the family had no doubt that the boy fell into the borehole after walking away from his parents, who were preparing a countryside lunch Sunday near Totalan, a town northeast of Malaga. Adults can't enter the waterhole, which has a diameter narrower than 25 c...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 16, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

DNA Confirms Two-Year-Old Fell into Borehole in Spain
MADRID (AP) — Spanish rescuers working against the clock to find a 2-year-old boy who's been missing for three days say they have found DNA samples of the boy confirming his parents' account that he had fallen into a narrow borehole more than 100 meters (328 feet) deep. The parents of toddler Julen Rosello, who reportedly lost another young son in 2017, have said the family had no doubt that the boy fell into the borehole after walking away from his parents, who were preparing a countryside lunch Sunday near Totalan, a town northeast of Malaga. Adults can't enter the waterhole, which has a diameter narrower than 25 c...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 16, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Acute Infection and Myocardial Infarction
This article reviews the evidence that acute bacterial and viral infections are associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction in the short, intermediate, and long term, and discusses mechanisms that might explain this association. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Symptoms of the life-threatening condition everyone should know
HEART attacks are a serious medical emergency and can be life-threatening, so everyone should know what symptoms to look out for. Here are the main signs someone may be having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did quality of care, outcomes improve for hospitalized heart attack patients in states that expanded Medicaid?
(JAMA Network) Lack of insurance is associated with worse care and outcomes among adults hospitalized for a heart attack. It is unclear whether states that expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2014 had an associated improvement in quality of care and outcomes among low-income patients hospitalized with a heart attack. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Exercise can halve heart attack risk in healthy people
New research shows that high cardiorespiratory fitness cuts the risk of heart attack in half among healthy people with no history of heart disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Lightning skin burns: a case report - Abdelraouf T, ElHafez M, Elmorsy E.
This study presents a report on a 50-y... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

AHA Initiative Boosts Quality of Care for STEMI AHA Initiative Boosts Quality of Care for STEMI
Quality of care for patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has improved in hospitals participating in the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline program, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sleeping less than six hours a night can increase your risk of heart attack by up to 35%
A new study from Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research says lack of sleep raises the risk of atherosclerosis, which is a build-up of plaque in the body's arteries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Your Heart Needs A Good Night's Sleep
Chronic lack of sleep and poor sleep quality raise the odds of fatty plaque accumulation in arteries, which increases the odds of heart attack and stroke. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shockwave Medical launches U.S. pivotal for coronary lithotripsy
Shockwave Medical said today that it launched a U.S. pivotal trial for its coronary lithotripsy device, which is designed to prepare heavily calcified coronary lesions for stenting. The technology uses sonic pressure waves to fracture intimal and medial calcium without damaging arterial tissue, Santa Clara, Calif.-based Shockwave said. Last April the Shockwave S4 catheter, designed to similarly treat peripheral arteries, won CE Mark approval in the European Union. The company raised $35 million in October 2017. The two-year, 392-patient Disrupt CAD III study is designed to evaluate the safety and e...
Source: Mass Device - January 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Featured Shockwave Medical Source Type: news

Heart attack: Drinking MILK may REDUCE risk of heart disease and heart attacks
HEART attacks are a serious medical emergency, often caused by too much cholesterol in the blood. Improving your diet and eating healthily can help lower the risk of having a heart attack, and according to some research, drinking milk in moderation may also help reduce the risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Drinking MILK may improve heart health and REDUCE heart attack risk
HEART attacks are a serious medical emergency, often caused by too much cholesterol in the blood. Improving your diet and eating healthily can help lower the risk of having a heart attack, and according to some research, drinking milk in moderation may also help reduce the risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cheap blood test which can predict your risk of a heart attack TEN YEARS in advance
Doctors in A&E units across the UK already use troponin tests to examine if a patient has experienced a heart attack. But Nice has now approved it as a predictive test. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic risk for atypical heart attack in women identified
(University of Leicester) New research published by teams from Leicester, UK and Paris, France in collaboration with international partners from the US and Australia, has found a common genetic factor that confers a significant risk of atypical heart attacks in women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Not Just Acid Reflux: The Need to Think Worst First
A previously healthy, well-appearing 42-year-old female living in a modern, high-rise apartment in downtown Los Angeles calls 9-1-1 at 5:30 am complaining of worsening of a burning, epigastric pain she had been experiencing for the last three days. She reports associated nausea and non-bloody, non-bilious vomiting, and that she couldn’t manage to get comfortable in bed until she finally decided to call for help at daybreak. During her 9-1-1 call, she reports “pain, like heartburn, that just woke me up again and I had to throw up, … and then I was sweating so much.” Using the Los Angeles Tiered Disp...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stephen Sanko, MD, FACEP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

AHA: New Cholesterol Guidelines Put Ethnicity in the Spotlight
FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (American Heart Association) -- As in most things, family matters. Specifically, your family's ethnicity could make a difference, at least when it comes to cholesterol and your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. In a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The breakfast swap to lower cholesterol and heart attack risk
HIGH CHOLESTEROL can increase the risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack. Changing your diet can lower cholesterol levels in the body - try this breakfast to reduce your risk of having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Swap your breakfast for THIS to lower cholesterol and heart attack risk
HIGH CHOLESTEROL can increase the risk of developing heart disease and having a heart attack. Changing your diet can lower cholesterol levels in the body, as some foods raise cholesterol whereas others can reduce it. This tasty breakfast can lower cholesterol and reduce your risk of having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions are at risk of an early death because they do not eat enough fibre, warns major study
A study by the University of Dundee found that people who get plenty of fibre in their diet cut their risk of early mortality by up to a third and reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke by a quarter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carriers of a non-O blood type are more likely to suffer a heart attack, new research finds
(Natural News) Your blood type could determine your susceptibility to a heart attack. People whose blood types fell into a non-O blood group are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke, claim the researchers behind a compelling new study. The Dutch research team analyzed data from over 1,362,569 adult subjects, all of whom were... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: The one sign of deadly heart disease on your EARS - are you at risk?
HEART attack symptoms are different for everyone, but they start very suddenly and can be very painful. One of the most common signs of a heart attack, and coronary heart disease, is having a change to your ears. Do you ears look like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes Poorer for Medicaid Beneficiaries With STEMI
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- Among patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), Medicaid beneficiaries have lower rates of revascularization and higher in-hospital mortality than patients with private insurance, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack - the BEST exercise to prevent deadly symptoms revealed
HEART attack risk could be lowered by doing regular exercise, or by making some diet changes. You could prevent myocardial infarction symptoms and signs by adding this activity to your workout routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical activity helps heart attack survivors live longer
If you ’ve survived a heart attack, exercising is likely to extend your life.  That’s according to a new Swedish study. In looking at activity levels of patients who’d had a heart attack, researchers found those who engaged in physical activity in the first 10 to 12 months after the event had much lower mortality rates than those who didn’t.  Death during the four-year study was 71 percent less likely for those who exercised during that entire year period than those who were sedentary.  Even… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Heart attack: Three main steps to protect yourself from having a heart attack
A HEART attack is a serious, life-threatening medical emergency, that can be caused by following an unhealthy lifestyle. Follow these three main steps to protect yourself and lower your risk of having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercising more after heart attack tied to lower mortality rates
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who step up their exercise efforts may live longer than those who remain inactive, a Swedish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Employment, Earning Losses Noted After Cardiovascular Events
MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 -- Myocardial infarction (MI), cardiac arrest, and stroke are associated with substantial loss in employment and earnings at three years postevent, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in CMAJ, the journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Job Insecurity May Take a Toll on Your Heart
MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 -- Losing a job or taking a big pay cut is hard on more than just your checkbook -- it might drastically increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death. A new study finds that people who endure large swings... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stroke, Heart Events Can Sideline You From Work
MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 -- After having a stroke, heart attack or cardiac arrest, people are less likely to be employed than their healthy peers, new research shows. Even if they are working, they may earn significantly less than people who haven't had... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cardiac events, stroke lead to loss of work, reduced income in survivors of working age
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) People who have experienced a heart attack (myocardial infarction), stroke or cardiac arrest are significantly less likely to be working than healthy people, and if they are working, on average have lower incomes, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An Experimental Procedure Could Help More Families Have Healthy Babies. But It ’s Not Allowed in the U.S.
When Noah Shulman was born a few days after Christmas 2016, his parents Kristelle and Evan had no reason to worry about him. The pregnancy went smoothly, and so did the birth. But within a few days of taking his first breath, Noah began to struggle. He wasn’t feeding, so he started losing weight. He was also lethargic. Several pediatricians reassured the Shulmans that they were probably just overly sensitive to Noah’s symptoms because Kristelle is a nurse and Evan is a physician assistant–a case of first-time-parent-white-coat syndrome. “They kind of dismissed us as neurotic parents,” says Eva...
Source: TIME: Science - January 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized fertility Research Source Type: news

An Experimental Procedure Could Help More Families Have Healthy Babies. But It ’s Not Allowed in the U.S.
When Noah Shulman was born a few days after Christmas 2016, his parents Kristelle and Evan had no reason to worry about him. The pregnancy went smoothly, and so did the birth. But within a few days of taking his first breath, Noah began to struggle. He wasn’t feeding, so he started losing weight. He was also lethargic. Several pediatricians reassured the Shulmans that they were probably just overly sensitive to Noah’s symptoms because Kristelle is a nurse and Evan is a physician assistant–a case of first-time-parent-white-coat syndrome. “They kind of dismissed us as neurotic parents,” says Eva...
Source: TIME: Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized fertility Research Source Type: news

How baby aspirin saves lives (video)
(American Chemical Society) Low-dose " baby " aspirin is rarely given to children anymore. Instead, people at risk of a heart attack may take a daily aspirin to decrease their risk. In this video, Reactions explains how low-dose aspirin works to inhibit blood clotting and help prevent heart attacks: https://youtu.be/RYeEGetrjqQ. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

JAMA: CCTA may not be best first-line exam for chest pain
Current evidence does not support coronary CT angiography (CCTA) as the test...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 5 reasons why CCTA should be a first-line test for CAD SCOT-HEART: CCTA cuts risk of heart attack, death by 41% CCTA increases emergency room costs, length of stay CCTA can cut complications and hospital stays CCTA halves adverse events in SCOT-HEART trial (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Common signs of a heart attack everyone should know
HEART attack symptoms can vary from a pain in the chest to feeling lightheaded. In some cases, people will be unaware what they are experiencing is a heart attack and can confuse it with something much less serious. Here are the common signs of a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leafy Green Neighborhoods Tied to Better Cardiovascular Health Leafy Green Neighborhoods Tied to Better Cardiovascular Health
People who live in neighborhoods with more green spaces may have less stress, healthier blood vessels and a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than residents of communities without many outdoor recreation areas, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Four foods to help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease
HEART attacks can happen when the level of cholesterol in the body is too high, leading to heart disease. Include these four foods in your diet to help lower your cholesterol and reduce the risk of having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why being alpha male makes it harder to bounce back from a heart attack
British Heart Foundation-backed research has found that heart attack patients all suffer major ‘emotional whiplash’ that reverberates long after their bodies have healed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors still prescribing testosterone to men with heart disease, despite risks
(Reuters Health) - Despite warnings that supplemental testosterone may raise the risk of stroke and heart attack, doctors continue to prescribe the hormone off-label to men with cardiovascular disease, a U.S. study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - can eating too much food trigger a deadly heart attack?
HEART attacks could be caused by eating an unhealthy diet, or by not doing enough exercise. But could you be at risk of deadly heart attack symptoms and signs by eating too much food? This is why you should control your portion sizes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The risk of heart attack peaks on Christmas Eve, according to a new study
The spike in heart attacks is likely linked to increased emotions and activity around the Christmas holiday. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

EMS Treatment for Possible Heart Attack Varies by Sex
MONDAY, Dec. 24, 2018 -- Disparities exist in the emergency medical services (EMS) treatment of women and men with chest pain (CP) or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), according to a study published online Dec. 10 in Women's Health... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stroke, Heart Attack Risk Increases in Months Before Cancer Dx
(MedPage Today) -- Fivefold increase seen in month before diagnosis in older adults (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

One in 37 type 2 diabetics taking a commonly prescribed drug will have a heart attack
A study by Northwestern University found that sulfonylureas and basal insulin - which are given to patients if metformin fails - make them more at risk than the newer drug class DPP-4 inhibitors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news