Reproductive Life Span May Affect a Woman ’s Heart Risks
Women with a shorter time between menarche and menopause were at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Heart Menopause Women and Girls Reproduction (Biological) Source Type: news

EPA, DHA Supplementation Linked to Reduced Risk for MI, CHD
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- Supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is associated with a reduced risk for myocardial infarction (MI) and coronary heart disease (CHD) events, according to a meta-analysis... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lower heart attack and stroke risk by increasing your intake of this essential vitamin
(Natural News) Heart disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It puts a person at risk of heart attack and stroke, which can leave survivors disabled for the rest of their lives. There are drugs used to treat heart disease, such as statins. But these medications often come with side effects and are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: How to prevent the deadly condition - key to lowering risk of heart disease
A HEART attack is mostly caused by coronary heart disease - a condition whereby the arteries, supplying blood to the muscle, are clogged up with fatty deposits. How can you ensure this doesn't happen to you? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elevated Blood Clotting Factor Linked to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- Most people now know that COVID-19 can cause blood clots, potentially leading to paralysis, stroke, heart attack and death. While it's not clear precisely how SARS-CoV-2 causes clots, a new study suggests that the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Does Hostility Predispose You to a Second Heart Attack?
Title: Does Hostility Predispose You to a Second Heart Attack?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 16, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Does Hostility Predispose You to a Second Heart Attack?
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- If you have experienced a heart attack and you have an adversarial personality, new research suggests you might want to consider an attitude adjustment. An angry outlook may make you vulnerable to a second heart attack,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Seaweed capsule packed with stem cells could repair damage after heart attack, scientists find
Roughly the thickness of a grain of rice, the seaweed capsule is injected into the heart through an incision in the side of the chest. The capsules were developed by scientists in Houston, Texas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Do you go to the toilet often to do this? Warning sign
HEART attack symptoms often vary in their intensity; ranging from subtle to severe. One telltale sign you are having one may involve darting to your nearest toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Sign with gums which could signal you're at risk
HEART attack signs are not always pain in the chest. Sometimes a sign of heart attack can be found in a person's mouth and more specifically, in the gums. Do your gums look like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: The defining age you're more at risk of a heart attack revealed
A HEART attack implies a section of the heart muscle has been starved of oxygen and, consequently, has died. Which age are you more likely to encounter this tragic incident? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - if this describes your sleeping pattern you could be at risk
HEART attacks are sudden and distressing but your risk of having one can be signalled in more subtle ways. Research suggests a particular type of sleeping pattern may signal that you're at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Does this describe your sleeping pattern? Sign you could be at risk
HEART attacks are sudden and distressing but your risk of having one can be signalled in more subtle ways. Research suggests a particular type of sleeping pattern may signal that you're at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic Alcohol Intake Exacerbates Cardiac Dysfunction After MI Chronic Alcohol Intake Exacerbates Cardiac Dysfunction After MI
This animal study investigated whether chronic alcohol intake affects myocardial infarction-induced cardiac remodeling and heart failure.Alcohol and Alcoholism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Untreated High Blood Pressure a Growing Problem
Uncontrolled high blood pressure is becoming more common among Americans, putting them at increased risk for heart attack and stroke, a new study shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood pressure testing and awareness event
High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide. Those who wait longer than six weeks with raised blood pressure have increasing risk of myocardial infarction or stroke and this is worst for those with the highest pressures. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Untreated High Blood Pressure a Growing Problem Among Americans
THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2020 -- Uncontrolled high blood pressure is becoming more common among Americans, putting them at increased risk for heart attack and stroke, a new study shows. Previous research showed that in 1999-2000, 32.2% of Americans... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Elderly May Not Reap Post-MI Ticagrelor Advantage vs Clopidogrel Elderly May Not Reap Post-MI Ticagrelor Advantage vs Clopidogrel
The PLATO trial's seminal results a decade ago may not apply to all patients after a myocardial infarction; a large registry study suggests no ticagrelor benefit, perhaps even harm, in older patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Three warning signs your chest pain could be a heart attack
A HEART ATTACK can occur seemingly randomly. Would you know how to recognise one if it hit you? Here are three warning signs your chest pain is a myocardial infarction. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Having this common condition before the age of 55 raises your risk
HEART attacks may prove fatal if you do not receive immediate medical attention. Common conditions can hike your risk and new evidence suggests you need to keep them under control earlier than expected. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms - the ‘painful nodules’ on your skin that you should never ignore
HEART attack symptoms include difficulty breathing, chest pain, and an overwhelming feeling of anxiety. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction and heart disease symptoms if you develop a tell-tale sign on your skin. Do you have these painful nodules? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure and diabetes impair brain function, study suggests
The conditions appeared to cause structural changes that harmed memory and thinkingHigh blood pressure and diabetes bring about brain changes that impair thinking and memory, research suggests.Doctors examined brain scans and medical data from 22,000 volunteers enrolled in the UK Biobank project and found significant structural changes in the grey and white matter among those with diabetes and high blood pressure.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Health Heart attack Stroke Medical research Diabetes Science UK news World news Source Type: news

Prescribe blood pressure monitors to reduce stroke, UK charity says
Giving home monitors to those with high blood pressure would reduce heart attacks and other conditionsBlood pressure monitors should be handed out on prescription to slash the number of people who die or are left with disabilities from strokes and heart attacks, a medical charity has said.Making the home monitors available to anyone diagnosed with high blood pressure would allow people to control the condition more effectively and reduce the demand on GPs ’ surgeries,Blood Pressure UK said.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Health Stroke Heart attack Heart disease UK news Science Society Source Type: news

Heart attack prevention: The best lifestyle to reduce your risk of a heart attack
A HEART attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is restricted, starving the heart muscle of oxygen - causing parts of the heart to die. Steps you take from today forward could reduce the chances of this tragedy happening. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: One condition you may suffer from if you've had the deadly condition
A HEART attack can be a traumatic experience, yet it could be the beginning of an entirely new health condition you'll need to manage. What is it likely to be? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Her Arm Pain Wasn't From Skiing & ndash; It Was a Heart Attack
Title: AHA News: Her Arm Pain Wasn't From Skiing– It Was a Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/4/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 4, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Saliva Troponin Test for MI Has'Huge Potential,' But Still Early Saliva Troponin Test for MI Has'Huge Potential,' But Still Early
Results of a small feasibility study suggest a point-of-care test to detect troponin I in saliva rather than blood may eventually allow rapid out-of-hospital diagnosis of myocardial infarction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Invasive Treatment Tied to Better Outcomes in Elderly With NSTEMI
THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 -- Invasive management is beneficial for patients with non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) aged 80 years or older, according to a study published online Aug. 27 in The Lancet. Amit Kaura, M.B.Ch.B., from Imperial... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AHA News: Her Arm Pain Wasn't From Skiing – It Was a Heart Attack
THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Feeling hot, nauseous and in pain after snow skiing in Missouri with her family, 40-year-old Kelly Kleiner tried getting some relief in a restroom at the lodge. Minutes later, her... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 3, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction, Heart
Study (n=34,127) found decline by 43% in the number of PCI procedures for STEMI in April 2020 vs the average between 2017 and 2019, but the in-hospital mortality rate was not higher during the lockdown (3.5% vs 4.8% before the lockdown). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REALITY Trial Supports Restrictive Transfusion in Anemic MI REALITY Trial Supports Restrictive Transfusion in Anemic MI
A restrictive blood transfusion strategy in myocardial infarction patients with anemia proved safe, significantly less costly, and at least as effective as the standard liberal transfusion strategy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - the sweet treat to slash your risk of deadly high blood pressure
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle swaps. You could lower your chances of developing deadly heart attack and high blood pressure symptoms - including chest pain and difficulty breathing - by simply eating more of a common sweet treat. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nonpsychotic Mental Disorder in Teens Linked to Later MI Risk
TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2020 -- Having a nonpsychotic mental disorder in adolescence is associated with increased risk of subsequent myocardial infarction, with stress resilience partially attenuating the association, according to a study presented at the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack: Dyspepsia can be a warning sign of the condition – what is it?
HEART attacks are a serious condition which can often be fatal. By recognising the various warning signs a person is able to be aware when this condition may take place. Experiencing a condition known as dyspepsia is one sign to watch out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartwatch EKGs Quickly Deliver Crucial Heart Data
TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2020 -- Could a smartwatch app save a heart attack patient's life? Quite possibly, according to Italian researchers. They found that electrocardiograph (EKG) readings from a smartwatch were nearly as accurate as standard EKGs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 1, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When tiredness is a sign you're having a SILENT heart attack
ANGELA EPSTEIN: Hollywood may have us believe heart attacks involve dramatic chest pain. Yet many can be overlooked - vague symptoms dismissed as a virus or fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mount Sinai Health System hospitals get quality achievement awards -- Stroke & Cardiac Care
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Recognition from American Heart Association highlights exemplary treatment for stroke, heart failure, and heart attack patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Oxygen therapy in adult intensive care patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
Approaches to guiding oxygen therapy in adult intensive care patients with acute respiratory distress syndromeAcute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a very severe breathing problem with a high mortality rate (chance of dying). It has many potential causes, including viral infections such as COVID-19, and there are no specific treatments for it except for giving patients oxygen via a ventilator (artificial breathing machine) on an intensive care unit, often for long periods of time. However, large amounts of oxygen (either a high concentration of oxygen or oxygen administered for a long period of time) are known to i...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 1, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

HIV Patients Don't Have Worse Outcome After MI With Cardiogenic Shock HIV Patients Don't Have Worse Outcome After MI With Cardiogenic Shock
Outcomes of myocardial infarction-cardiogenic shock (AMI-CS) in patients with HIV but without AIDS are no worse than in patients without HIV, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - August 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Study: Telemonitoring can reduce heart risk by half for people with high blood pressure
Enrolling in a pharmacist-led telemonitoring program to manage high blood pressure can reduce a person's risk for a heart attack or stroke by up to 50%, according to a study published Monday in the journal Hypertension. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Readmissions for depression and suicide attempt following stroke and myocardial infarction - Stein LK, Kornspun A, Erdman J, Dhamoon MS.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Rates of depression after ischemic stroke (IS) and myocardial infarction (MI) are significantly higher than in the general population and associated with morbidity and mortality. There is a lack of nationally representative data com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

For people with high blood pressure, telemonitoring may cut heart attack, stroke rate by 50%
(American Heart Association) Adults with uncontrolled high blood pressure were about half as likely to have serious cardiovascular events in the five years after a pharmacist-led telemonitoring program compared to those receiving routine primary care.By reducing cardiovascular events, the telemonitoring intervention saved about $1,900 over five years in overall health care costs for each individual. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Saliva Test For Heart Attacks Could Reduce Hospital Trips
It could soon be possible to test someone ’s spit to check whether they have had a heart attack and need to go to the emergency room, suggests new research. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Study provides hope for young women after heart attack
(European Society of Cardiology) Premenopausal women have good long-term outcomes after a heart attack, according to late breaking research presented today at ESC Congress 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack: Two lifestyle tips to lower your risk of a heart attack
A HEART attack can be an alarming reality. Do everything in your power to prevent one from happening to you - here's how with two simple lifestyle tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Heart med use has halved heart attack risk in people with Type 2 diabetes
People with diabetes can cut their risk for heart attacks in half, simply by taking medications designed to prevent them, an analysis presented Saturday during the European Society of Cardiology virtual congress found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to treat the most common heart attacks
(European Society of Cardiology) One in five patients die within a year after the most common type of heart attack. European Society of Cardiology (ESC) treatment guidelines for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome are published online today in European Heart Journal, and on the ESC website. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: How to tell if your chest pain is heartburn or the deadly condition
A HEART attack may be experienced as chest pain, so can heartburn. What are the key differences in these two conditions and how can you tell them apart? Find out here. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CMS Teams With ACC to Make Quality Measures More Relevant CMS Teams With ACC to Make Quality Measures More Relevant
New CMS quality measure sets for Model Year 4 of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced program now include NCDR measures for acute myocardial infarction, cardiac defibrillator, and PCI.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms - the annoying and 'silent' stomach sign of a deadly heart attack
HEART attack symptoms include difficulty breathing, chest pain, and an overwhelming feeling of anxiety. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction and heart disease symptoms if you develop this "silent" sign in your stomach. Should you speak to a doctor about heart attack symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news