New test could lead to more accurate diagnosis of heart failure
Test assesses blood levels of a variety of additional proteins not just BNP Related items fromOnMedica Blood test offers new way to diagnose MI New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Test could help identify heart attack patients at highest risk Fasting before cholesterol test unnecessary, new study suggests Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 4, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Up To 25 Cups Of Coffee A Day Still Safe For Heart Health, Study Says
(CNN) — Coffee lovers might be able to breathe a sigh of relief — a new study found that drinking even large amounts of the caffeinated beverage won’t stiffen arteries and harm your heart. Aficionados have been getting mixed messages about their favorite drink, with some research suggesting that drinking coffee can improve health while other studies advise people to cut down on their consumption. Previous studies suggested that coffee can cause a stiffening of the arteries, putting pressure on the heart and increasing the likelihood of stroke or heart attack. But a new study, funded in part by the British...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Coffee Source Type: news

Heart attack: Want to prevent the deadly condition? How much coffee you can drink a day
HEART ATTACK: Previous studies have suggested coffee stiffens arteries, which can lead to serious problems with the heart. As a result, drinkers have been warned to cut down their consumption. But new research has now suggested the opposite. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds
High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and increasing the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke, with drinkers warned to cut down their consumption.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Press Association Tags: Coffee Heart disease Food Health Heart attack Society Medical research Science Stroke UK news Source Type: news

No increased risk of cardiac arrest at the weekend
Study shows value of 24/7 cardiac arrest teams Related items fromOnMedica Heart attack protocol eliminates gender gap in outcome The new GP contract: transforming primary care, transforming CVD prevention Fewer people dying of heart disease since NSF introduced Severe eczema linked to cardiovascular problems Government plans new CVD strategy (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 3, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Many Feel ‘ Frozen ’ When Heart Attack Strikes
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 31, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Many Feel 'Frozen' When Heart Attack Strikes
Title: Many Feel 'Frozen' When Heart Attack StrikesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 31, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

How the enzyme lipoxygenase drives heart failure after heart attacks
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Heart failure after a heart attack is a global epidemic leading to heart failure pathology. Ganesh Halade, Ph.D., is seeking ways to delay or reverse this heart failure, which comes from non-resolved chronic inflammation. In a study in Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, Halade and colleagues detail the profound lipidomic and metabolic signatures and the modified leukocyte profiling that delay heart failure progression and provide improved survival in 12/15 lipoxygenase-deficient mice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Many Feel'Frozen' When Heart Attack Strikes
THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 -- When a heart attack occurs, delaying treatment by even a few minutes could be deadly. But many people wait hours after symptoms set in to get care -- either because they feel mentally " frozen " and unable to act, or because... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack: The fruity snack proven to prevent the life-threatening condition
HEART attacks are considered a medical emergency and can put a person ’s life at risk. One of the best ways to prevent the condition is through eating a healthy, balanced diet - in particular eating a certain fruity snack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavily processed food like ready meals and ice-cream linked to early death
Two major studies add to body of evidence against foods made with industrial ingredientsPeople who eat large amounts of heavily processed foods, from breakfast cereals and ready meals to muffins and ice-cream, have a greater risk of heart attack, stroke and early death, according to two major studies.The findings, from separate teams in France and Spain, add to a growing body of evidence that foods made in factories with industrial ingredients may have a hand in an array of medical disorders such as cancer, obesity and high blood pressure.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 30, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Health Diets and dieting Food Obesity Heart disease Life and style Source Type: news

Eating too much ultra-processed foods raises the risk of death
A French study found every 10 per cent increase in the proportion of ultra-processed food within someone's diet raised their risk of cardiovascular problems, like a heart attack, by 12 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Feeling this sensation in your lungs could be a sign of a heart attack
HEART ATTACKS are a scary situation to be in as your heart is literally being starved of oxygen. Noticing signs and being aware of the symptoms of heart attacks could save your life or another ’s. There is one symptom in the lungs to be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparison of long-term mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction associated with or without sepsis
In conclusion, sepsis significantly increased the mortality risk of patients after first AMI. PCI may improve the long-term survival of patients in comparison to those managed conservatively. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do in the event of a heart attack
Symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain and shortness of breath. People should call the emergency services if they suspect a heart attack. Risk factors include age. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Fasting before cholesterol test unnecessary, new study suggests
Non-fasting and fasting lipid levels in the same individuals predicted similar risk of cardiovascular events Related items fromOnMedica New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Test could help identify heart attack patients at highest risk Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets Severe eczema linked to cardiovascular problems Test could tackle underdiagnosis of MI in women (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

You're having a heart attack; why not ask for help?
(European Society of Cardiology) A perceived inability to act on symptoms could signify a life-threatening situation, according to research published today in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Most deaths from heart attack occur in the first few hours after the start of symptoms. Quick treatment is crucial to restore blood flow to blocked arteries and save lives. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diuretic withdrawal is safe for stable heart failure patients
Researchers say stopping diuretic could help compliance with more necessary drugs Related items fromOnMedica Polypill could halve cardiovascular events New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Cigars and pipes raise mortality risk independent of cigarettes Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets Heart attack protocol eliminates gender gap in outcome (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 28, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Antibiotic use linked to increased risk of heart attack and stroke in women
Risk is greatest for older women who take antibiotics for more than two months Related items fromOnMedica Withdrawn valsartan meds not linked to short-term cancer risk Cardio risk raised in people using long-acting bronchodilators Recurrent stroke more likely at very low BP Rising use of antithrombotics linked to subdural haematoma Adding insulin to metformin linked to higher mortality (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 28, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Vaping raises risk of heart attack or stroke due to chemicals found in flavoring liquid 
Stanford University scientists who tested the flavored ‘e-liquids’ used in the devices found they damage the cells which line blood vessels, which could lead to cardiovascular disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New treatment lowers bad cholesterol in heart attack patients, study says
Within two to three hours, a procedure known as LDL apheresis drove down the bad cholesterol levels of heart attack patients by 50 to 80 percent. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin green light for brain bleed stroke patients, study finds
People who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain - known as brain haemorrhage - can take common medicines without raising their risk of another stroke, a major clinical trial has found. Researchers say the findings are reassuring for the thousands of people who take the medicines to reduce their risk of heart attack and another common type of stroke caused by blood clots in the brain. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 50p fruit you should eat every day to avoid heart attacks
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early deathly eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, and prevent heart attack symptoms, by adding this cheap fruit to your daily breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: The test which could reveal if you are having a heart attack
A HEART attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to part of the heart muscle. Most heart attacks happen when the inside of one or more of the coronary arteries becomes narrowed due to the gradual build up of fatty deposits known as atheroma. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure increases heart attack risk - research to avoid fatal complications
HIGH blood pressure risks become more serious the older you get, and the condition is especially common in older adults. For older people with high blood pressure intensive blood pressure control may be the answer. What does it involve and how does it work? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Attack Treatment Could Cut 'Bad' Cholesterol by Half Within Hours
Title: Heart Attack Treatment Could Cut 'Bad' Cholesterol by Half Within HoursCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General)
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - May 23, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart Attack Treatment Could Cut'Bad' Cholesterol by Half Within Hours
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Imagine a procedure that filters " bad " LDL cholesterol from your bloodstream in a matter of hours. The procedure, called LDL apheresis, works somewhat like kidney dialysis. Small amounts of blood are gradually removed from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Xyloglucan supplementation found to protect against myocardial infarction by inhibiting cell death, boosting energy metabolism
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Nutrition Research looked at the potential of xyloglucan supplementation in reducing myocardial injury. The study was carried out by researchers at the Catholic University of Daegu in South Korea. The researchers previously found that cell wall polysaccharides containing high amounts of arabinose and/or xylose, such as apple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Three warning signs that could mean your life's at risk
HEART attacks are considered a serious medical emergency which can prove fatal depending on the circumstances, so recognising the symptoms as early as possible is extremely important. There are three major signs you should look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA clears Abiomed heart pump after concerns over death rate
Months after federal regulators warned doctors that one of the heart pumps made by Danvers ’ Abiomed could be linked to a higher rate of death than previously thought, the company’s device has been cleared by the FDA. Abiomed (Nasdaq: ABMD) manufactures several small devices that can be inserted into patients’ heart ventricles to pump blood and give the organ’s muscles time to r ecover after a heart attack. The FDA notified doctors in February that it was evaluating a higher-than-previously-observed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Reducing the destruction of heart failure
(University of Houston) A University of Houston College of Pharmacy researcher is examining the fight or flight hormones as an avenue to increase heart function following a heart attack, helping alleviate the symptoms of heart failure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Experimental noninvasive tool monitors effectiveness of stem cell transplantation
(University of Maryland Medical Center) Other than clinical observations, the stem cell field lacks a repeatable, time-sensitive, noninvasive tool to assess the effectiveness of transplanted cells in the targeted organ. Researchers analyzed biomarkers secreted from transplanted human stem cells in the recipient blood of a rodent model of heart attack. Analysis of the blood test showed responding cells had changed their gene expression, behavior and secretions, suggesting this liquid biopsy could provide a window into stem cell activity and effectiveness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 22, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Heart failure less likely to be diagnosed in primary care
GPs need better access to diagnostic tests Related items fromOnMedica Test could tackle underdiagnosis of MI in women Hospitals fail women with myocardial infarction Oxygen therapy after heart attack does not prevent heart failure New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women less likely to be resuscitated and survive cardiac arrest
Study finds unequal treatment for men and women Related items fromOnMedica Heart attack protocol eliminates gender gap in outcome Erectile dysfunction increases cardiovascular risk Meaty diet linked to heart failure risk Ignored cholesterol blamed for heart attacks Shoulder replacement surgery carries higher risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Six signs the life-threatening condition could be happening to you
HEART ATTACK symptoms vary from person to person. The condition occurs when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of the heart muscle. Most heart attacks are caused by a coronary heart disease. So what are the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert consensus published on use of imaging to guide heart attack treatment
(European Society of Cardiology) Imaging provides a more precise diagnosis of a heart attack that can be used to individualise treatment. That's the main message of an expert consensus paper published today in European Heart Journal, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), and presented at EuroPCR in Paris, France. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood proteins help predict risk of developing heart failure
(Baylor College of Medicine) Two blood proteins help predict more accurately the risk for heart attack, stroke and heart failure hospitalization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Placenta cell injections repaired damage in mice after a heart attack
The study at Mount Sinai in New York, on lab rodents, shows injections of certain placenta-derived cells - known as Cdx2 cells - repaired their hearts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attacks: Having a cold or flu could put you at risk of having a heart attack
PEOPLE who have had a flu or pneumonia may be six times more likely to suffer from a heart attack or stroke in the days after an infection. Who is at risk and how can this be prevented? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammation, nutrition deficiency, stress... the true causes of heart disease
(Natural News) Many people are terrified by the idea of having a heart attack, and it’s a reasonable fear when you consider the fact that heart disease is currently the leading cause of death around the world. However, it’s how this fear prompts you to act that can make the biggest difference in whether or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure leaves one in 3 at risk of stroke
ONE in three adults has high blood pressure, putting them at risk of a heart attack or stroke, a study reveals. Researchers warned that about 80 percent at risk are either unaware, not taking treatment or on medication that is not working. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Door-to-Door Hypertension Care in Dakar Brings a Pervasive Public Health Problem to Light
By Margarite Nathe, Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth InternationalMay 16, 2019Many health workers in Senegal didn ’t know what hypertension was or how to treat it—until now.Fatima* felt terrible. She was having headaches and dizziness, and she was so tired.This went on for months. When she went to the local health facility in Podor —her tiny hometown in northern Senegal—they found that her blood pressure was high.“Stop eating so much,” the health worker told Fatima. “And don’t eat late in the day.”Fatima followed this erroneous advice. She ate all her usual foods,...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Better Hearts Better Cities - Dakar Noncommunicable Diseases Community Engagement Health Workforce & Systems Primary Health Care Community Health Workers Senegal Source Type: news

Nearly 1 in 10 With MI at Young Age Have Familial Hypercholesterolemia Nearly 1 in 10 With MI at Young Age Have Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is present in 9% of people who experience a myocardial infarction (MI) at age 50 or younger, most of whom continue to have elevated cholesterol at one-year follow-up, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Best supplements for high blood pressure: The tasty supplement proven to lower reading
BEST supplements for high blood pressure: High blood pressure can cause a person ’s arteries to harden and thicken, which in turn can increase the risk of more serious health problems occurring such as heart attack and stroke. Taking a certain supplement however could help prevent the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'She will go on': How organ donation is helping one man grieve his wife's death
Phil Gardner's wife, Mabel, died of a heart attack in December 2018. He hopes more people will be open to organ donation after hearing her story. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Study: Low-Dose Aspirin's Risks Outweigh Benefits
Researchers said the findings support a recent change to guidelines on low-dose aspirin: The blood thinner should now be reserved for people at high risk of heart attack or stroke. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin Risks Outweigh Benefits for Some
Researchers said the findings support a recent change to guidelines on low-dose aspirin: The blood thinner should now be reserved for people at high risk of heart attack or stroke. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack - 10p fruit you should eat every day to avoid a deadly myocardial infarction
HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some diet or exercise changes. You could prevent deadly myocardial infarction symptoms and signs by adding more of this cheap fruit in your diet. Could you be at risk of a heart attack? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Attack Rehab at Home Could Save Lives
Title: Heart Attack Rehab at Home Could Save LivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 14, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics
(Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't an option, U.S. doctors say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news