AHA News: Heart Attack at 33? No Way, She Thought
THURSDAY, June 11, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Breanna Alosi and her family were taking it easy on a Sunday afternoon when the 33-year-old mother felt a pain in her upper back. She wondered if she'd moved wrong while lifting her... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 11, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack: Experiencing this between midnight and early morning is a warning sign
HEART attacks are commonly attributed to unhealthy lifestyle decisions but there are other risk factors to watch out for. One warning sign is associated with resting, typically between midnight and early morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elevated systolic blood pressure increases heart disease risk, study finds
Slight increases in systolic blood pressure, even in the normal range, increase a person's risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a study published Wednesday by JAMA Cardiology. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burundi: Nkurunziza's Wife Still on Treatment in Kenya
[East African] Nairobi -Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza succumbed to a heart attack in Bujumbura while his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, is still receiving treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital, in Kenya's capital Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Death Robbed East Africa of a Prominent Leader, Says Kenyatta
[East African] Nairobi -Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza succumbed to a heart attack in Bujumbura while his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, is still receiving treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital, in Kenya's capital Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Nkurunziza's Wife Still Being Treated in Nairobi
[Nation] Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza succumbed to a heart attack in Bujumbura while his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, is still receiving treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy A Heart Attack
Is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy a Heart Attack? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Doing this ‘excessively’ is a major warning sign
HEART attack symptoms mainly emanate from the chest but signs can crop up in other parts of the body too. If you have noticed a particular pattern recently, it may signal that you are at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic Expands Indications for the Resolute Onyx DES in Europe
Medtronic has scored CE mark for a unique indication for the Resolute Onyx drug-eluting stent. The Dublin-based company said the approval was for a DAPT indication for high bleeding risk (HBR) patients. The firm said for HBR patients whose bleeding risk may be increased by taking longer DAPT regimens (a combination of aspirin and anti-clotting medication), this new, indication allows physicians to recommend a shorter, one-month regimen of DAPT, following a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with Resolute Onyx. The indication is based on results from the Onyx ONE Global Study, a prospective, randomized, one-month DAPT...
Source: MDDI - June 8, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Cardiovascular Source Type: news

High cholesterol warning: The fatty growths on your skin that raise your heart attack risk
HIGH CHOLESTEROL is caused by eating certain foods in your diet, and by not doing enough exercise. You could be at risk of the condition, and should consider checking your cholesterol levels, if you develop this symptom on your skin. Do you have these fatty growths? They could be raising your heart attack risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - a feeling in your throat could signal your risk of the condition
HEART attacks can be life-threatening, so being aware of symptoms and risk factors for the condition developing is very important. The leading cause of heart attacks is coronary heart disease, and a certain feeling in your neck could signal your risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Are Worried About the Unprecedented Drop in Emergency Room Visits During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In late May, an otherwise relatively healthy New York City woman began having trouble speaking, and she felt weak on the right side of her body. But she could still walk and take care of herself, and with the coronavirus pandemic raging, visiting a hospital seemed too dangerous. The next day, her speech had gotten worse, and she could barely move the right side of her body. Her family called 911 and she was rushed to the hospital, where doctors determined she had suffered a stroke. By the time the woman left the hospital, she was no longer able to walk by herself, and was having difficulty speaking and understanding other...
Source: TIME: Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Heart attack: Noticing this sign on ankles after taking off your socks is an early warning
HEART attack does not always entail the obvious signs of chest or shoulder pain. There are a few lesser-known and unusual signs warning of the impending doom. Seeing this mark after taking off your socks could mean you're in danger. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthy People Shouldn ’ t Take Daily Aspirin To Prevent Heart Disease, Review Finds
(CNN) — Still taking a daily aspirin to ward off heart attacks? You might want to think again, according to a new review. Aspirin is still one of the most commonly used medications in the world, even though it’s no longer recommended as a preventative by many health authorities. There is no evidence that low-dose aspirin — less than 325 milligrams a day — should be taken by most adults in good cardiovascular health, according to a new review of existing research that published Wednesday in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. The review, which focused on the risks and benefits of low-dose d...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News aspirin CNN Source Type: news

AHA News: Both Blood Pressure Numbers Key to Pinpointing Heart Attack, Stroke Risk in Young Adults
Title: AHA News: Both Blood Pressure Numbers Key to Pinpointing Heart Attack, Stroke Risk in Young AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - June 3, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Muddy Waters of the J-curve and Coronary Revascularization Muddy Waters of the J-curve and Coronary Revascularization
A new study confirms that after acute myocardial infarction, patients with a low diastolic BP are at an increased risk of all-cause death. Can reperfusion therapy mitigate this risk?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

AHA News: Both Blood Pressure Numbers Key to Pinpointing Heart Attack, Stroke Risk in Young Adults
MONDAY, June 1, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- High blood pressure of any kind in young adults increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events, according to new findings that shed light on an issue experts say... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 2, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack: The simple exercise found to lower the risk of the deadly condition
HEART ATTACKS can prove life threatening, and one of the leading causes is coronary heart disease. So what can you do to prevent heart disease and lower the risk of a heart attack developing? A new study has suggested a simple exercise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI can handle quality assessment of 3D cardiac MRI
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can automatically assess image quality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI-based image reconstruction poses challenges AMVC 2020: What now for artificial intelligence? 3D fusion improves CT, MRI heart disease diagnosis AI predicts heart attack, stroke on cardiac MRI 3D printing helps unravel rare cardiac anomalies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Genetic risk scores may improve clinical identification of patients with heart attack risk
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Researchers at Mass General and the Broad Institute have found that applying polygenic risk scores can identify patients at risk of a heart attack who may be missed in standard clinical evaluations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brilinta Approved in the US to Reduce the Risk of a First Heart Attack or Stroke in High-Risk Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
June 1, 2020 -- AstraZeneca’s Brilinta (ticagrelor) has been approved in the US to reduce the risk of a first heart attack or stroke in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common type of heart disease. The approval... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 2, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

AstraZeneca's heart drug gets FDA nod
AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its drug for reducing the risk of a first heart attack or stroke in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why won't the NHS test for the heart attack gene 200,000 of us don't even know we have?
Familial hypercholesterolaemia is often symptomless, but if untreated, patients can die before reaching middle age or even as children, like Rianna Wingett from Essex, pictured. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - what colour are your toes? Subtle signs of a deadly heart attack
HEART attack symptoms include difficulty breathing, severe chest pain, and feeling sick. But, you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction and heart disease if your toes turn a strange colour. This is the skin condition you should avoid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be 'Game Changing'
For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Drug Could Be'Game Changing,' Researchers Say
FRIDAY, May 29, 2020 -- For men with advanced prostate cancer, a new hormone therapy pill works better than standard injections -- and carries a much lower risk of heart attack or stroke, a clinical trial has found. The drug, called relugolix, is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sound in your breath to watch out for
HEART attack symptoms encompass more than just chest pain and knowing the full range of symptoms could be life-saving. One warning sign to watch out for is a breathing pattern that produces a particular sound. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing Heart Failure Post-Myocardial Infarction Preventing Heart Failure Post-Myocardial Infarction
Although heart failure is a common complication of myocardial infarction, prognostic tools and new therapies can help manage the condition. Here are some key facts.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease
 Health guidance suggests that reducing the amount of saturated fat we eat, by cutting down on animal fats, is good for our health.In the process of updating this review the authors wanted to know whether following this advice leads to a reduced risk of dying or getting cardiovascular disease (heart disease or stroke). They assessed the effect of replacing animal fats and hard vegetable fats with plant oils, unsaturated spreads or starchy foods, for at least two years, on health outcomes including dying, heart disease and stroke. They only looked at studies of adults (18 years or older). They included men and women wi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves New Pediatric Formulation of SIRTURO ® (bedaquiline) as Part of Combination Therapy to Treat Children with Pulmonary Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, May 27, 2020 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for a new pediatric formulation of SIRTURO® (bedaquiline). SIRTURO® is now indicated for use as part of combination therapy in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients (5 years and older and weighing at least 15 kg) with pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR‑TB). In the U.S., the medicine should be reserved for use when an effective treatment regimen cannot otherwise be provided. This indication received acceler...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Poverty, lower education levels may double heart attack risk, study shows
Lower socioeconomic status doubles a person's risk for a heart attack and the likelihood of dying from heart disease earlier in life, according to analysis published Wednesday in JAMA Cardiology. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Heart Attack, Home Care Can Prevent a Return to Hospital
Title: After Heart Attack, Home Care Can Prevent a Return to HospitalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 27, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Experiencing this as a child may signal your risk in later life
HEART attacks are strongly tied to unhealthy lifestyle factors and research continues to shed further light on the link between the two. A new study has probed deeper into the relationship, uncovering a risk factor tied to childhood experiences. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack survivors can benefit from staying active, advise health experts
(Natural News) Heart attack survivors might feel apprehensive about exercising regularly. But a recent study showed that it can help prevent heart failure and increase their life expectancy over time. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), the study revealed that survivors who remain physically active after a heart attack have a reduced risk... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Heart Attack, Home Care Can Prevent a Return to Hospital
TUESDAY, May 26, 2020 -- Receiving home health care reduces heart attack survivors'risk of hospital readmission after discharge, a new study finds. In the United States, only a small percentage of heart attack survivors receive home care such as... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sign on your eyelids that could signal you are at risk
HEART attacks are a potentially deadly complication but your risk of having one can be signalled long before the event itself. One way to tell you are at risk can be spotted on your eyelids. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Queen Guitarist Brian May Has Heart Attack
Title: Queen Guitarist Brian May Has Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 26, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Brian May health: Queen star reveals he suffered heart attack at home - his symptoms
BRIAN MAY has revealed today he recently suffered a heart attack at home and was "very near death" without realising. What were the Queen guitarist's symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Six early signs you could be at risk of the deadly condition
HEART attacks can be life-threatening, so spotting symptoms of the condition is very important - the earlier the better. A doctor recommends six early warning signs of the condition to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: How to Accurately Measure Blood Pressure at Home
FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- High blood pressure is one of the top risk factors for heart attack and stroke. It's also common among people who develop severe symptoms of COVID-19. So, with more people at home practicing... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Incidence of AMI Hospitalization Down During COVID-19
FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- In Northern California, the incidence of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic period, according to a letter to the editor published online May 19 in the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AHA News: After Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Attack, She's Learning to'Fight Smart '
Title: AHA News: After Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Attack, She's Learning to'Fight Smart 'Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 22, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - study says social isolation may increase risk of the condition
HEART attacks are strongly tied to unhealthy lifestyle factors and research continues to shed light on this relationship. A new study has found social isolation may increase your risk too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: After Diabetes, Stroke and Heart Attack, She's Learning to'Fight Smart '
THURSDAY, May 21, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis was reviewing paperwork at her office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, when the headache started. It grew stronger and stronger and her eyes blurred, making it difficult... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart Attack Cases at ERs Fall by Half
U.S. emergency rooms are seeing about half as many heart attack patients as usual -- and researchers suspect the new coronavirus is the reason why. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: The subtle and often overlooked warning sign of the dangerous condition
HEART attacks are insidious conditions as they are not always obvious to the person, however, they are major medical emergencies and one should do all they can to keep themselves informed of potential hidden signs in the body. There is a subtle and often overlooked symptom of a heart attack. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Attack Cases at ERs Fall by Half – Are COVID Fears to Blame?
WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2020 -- U.S. emergency rooms are seeing about half as many heart attack patients as usual -- and researchers suspect the new coronavirus is the reason why. It's not that fewer people are having heart attacks, doctors say. Rather,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Not Wanting to Burden Busy Hospitals, She Disregarded Heart Attack Signs
WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Every weeknight in April, Charley Bednarsh flung open the windows of her fifth-floor apartment across from the World Trade Center. At 7 p.m., she'd lean out, bang a metal spoon against a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gait speed test and cognitive decline in frail women with acute myocardial infarction - Mone P, Pansini A.
Women with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have poorer clinical outcomes than men. Elderly women present high risk of developing frailty and frail women with AMI have a higher prevalence of functional impairments than men on presentation, including physi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How to live longer - three of the best superfoods to protect you from an early death
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could lower your risk of an early death by eating certain foods. These are the best superfoods available to increase your life expectancy, and even lower your risk of a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news