One sugary drink a day in middle age can increase risk of heart attack or stroke
JUST one sugary drink a day in middle age can send cholesterol soaring and cause a heart attack or stroke, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: After Heart Attack, Mini-Stroke and Stroke, Survivor Has Some Advice
Title: AHA News: After Heart Attack, Mini-Stroke and Stroke, Survivor Has Some AdviceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 27, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Just one of this drink a day in middle-age may trigger the condition
HEART attacks do not happen overnight but are usually the result of poor dietary decisions taken over a prolonged period. While certain decisions are patently unhealthy, others are less obvious, such as consuming a popular beverage just once a day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just one full-fat fizzy drink a day in your 40s may 'increase your risk of a heart attack or stroke'
A new study by US researchers, published in Journal of the American Heart Association, of almost 6,000 over 40s found regular consumers were twice as prone to low levels of good cholesterol. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: After Heart Attack, Mini-Stroke and Stroke, Survivor Has Some Advice
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Andy Beal woke up at 4 a.m. and went to the bathroom as he'd done hundreds of times before. This time, though, the 44-year-old North Carolina man had trouble getting back into bed. " I... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Marathons, triathlons may not be best exercise for overall heart heart
Aerobic exercise is generally healthy, but an American Heart Association study published Wednesday says more intense activities -- like marathons and triathlons -- might increase risk for heart attack. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marathons, triathlons may not be best exercise for heart health
Aerobic exercise is generally healthy, but an American Heart Association study published Wednesday says more intense activities -- like marathons and triathlons -- might increase risk for heart attack. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Author to Fight Retraction of Study Linking Vaping to Heart Attack Risk
MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 -- A journal's retraction of a study linking electronic cigarettes with an increased risk for heart attack is being challenged by the author. The U.S. government-funded study in the Journal of the American Heart Association... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: Best exercise to redce the harmful belly fat experts claim
HOW TO lose visceral fat: Losing visceral fat is extremely important as it significantly reduces one's risk of developing serious health conditions such as heart attack and stroke. What is the best exercise that's backed up by studies to help you lose your visceral fat? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The warning sound when you sleep that could signal your risk
HEART ATTACKS are serious medical emergencies and one should be extra vigilant with the body's little signs that something is not right. Hearing a certain sound when sleeping could signal your risk of the deadly condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: What is secondary hypertension? Symptoms to look out for
HIGH BLOOD pressure is medically known as hypertension and having the condition puts a person at risk of having a heart attack or stroke. There is a lesser known condition known as secondary hypertension, which can also result in some life-threatening complications. What is it and what are the symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: How your left arm could be warning you of the deadly condition
A HEART attack is a frightening prospect, but it does happen. Often, actually. The British Heart Foundation reports 280 people every day are admitted to hospital because of one. How could your left arm be warning you of the deadly condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta examines some of Sen. Bernie Sanders' medical records, in regards to a recent heart attack Sanders faced leaving some skeptical about his health for potential presidency. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endocrine Society Advises on Use of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis Endocrine Society Advises on Use of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis
Updated guidance for osteoporosis now includes a recommendation for the use of romosozumab, but only in severe osteoporosis and not in women with a history of myocardial infarction or stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Philips Seeks Better Understanding of PCI Outcomes Through New Trial
Philips is continuing its investment into percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures through a new study. The company announced the (Distal Evaluation of Functional performance with Intravascular sensors to assess the Narrowing Effect: Guided Physiologic Stenting) (DEFINE GPS) global multicenter study, which has a goal to assess outcomes of PCI procedures guided by integrated iFR and interventional X-ray images. The announcement of the study comes on the heels of Philips making a bid to shed its appliances unit so it can focus on healthcare.  The primary endpoint is target vessel failure (a composite o...
Source: MDDI - February 21, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Imaging Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sign in your nails that could signal you are at risk
HEART attack symptoms are mostly associated with the event itself but certain bodily changes can signal you are at risk months before you develop the potentially fatal complication. One lesser-known warning sign to watch out for is a particular change in your fingernails. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI predicts heart attack, stroke on cardiac MRI
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that quantifies blood flow on cardiac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: What can AI do to speed up cardiac MRI interpretations? AI can find patients at risk for MRI safety issues Advances in imaging, AI make cardiac MRI more accessible Is perfusion MRI best to rule on revascularization? AI model could enable gadolinium-free cardiac MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Your Best Bet Against Heart Attack, Stroke? Lower Blood Pressure
Title: Your Best Bet Against Heart Attack, Stroke? Lower Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - February 21, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Abbott ’s Coronary Dilation Catheters Face Class I Recall
Abbott Laboratories is facing a Class I Recall of its coronary dilation catheters. The Abbott Park, IL-based company said that “certain lots” of the NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter would be impacted by the recall. According to FDA’s website the firm field personnel and Affiliates directly contacted the first customers beyond the firm's control via phone, email, or personal visit to facilitate rapid notification, Jan. 29, 2020. The "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" Notification informed customers that specific lots of its Coronary Dilatation Catheters with...
Source: MDDI - February 20, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Signs of the deadly condition ‘women should never ignore’
A HEART attack doesn't always involve a breathtaking jibe in the chest and, even if it does, some people may brush past the pain as something insignificant. Take notice of your bodily sensations; it could indicate a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your Best Bet Against Heart Attack, Stroke? Lower Blood Pressure
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 -- Millions of Americans with high blood pressure are at risk of heart attack and stroke, but just a few changes might cut that risk. " In February, American Heart Month, we encourage all Americans to take control of their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The fat around your arteries may actually keep them healthy
(Michigan State University) A Michigan State University researcher is adding new evidence to the argument that the fat around our arteries may play an important role in keeping those blood vessels healthy. The finding could affect how researchers test for treatments related to plaque buildup in our arteries, or atherosclerosis, an issue that can often lead to a heart attack, which is currently a leading cause of death in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

' Evidence That e-Cigs Cause Heart Attacks' Retracted'Evidence That e-Cigs Cause Heart Attacks' Retracted
The Journal of the American Heart Association retracted a study that found an association between e-cigarette use and increased risk of having had a myocardial infarction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

The Power of a Number: How Your Birthday Could Influence Your Care
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 -- There may be something about a patient's age of 80 that makes doctors alter their heart attack treatment decisions -- consciously or not, new research suggests. In a study of U.S. heart attack patients, researchers found... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is High Blood Pressure in First Pregnancy a Harbinger of Heart Trouble?
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Having high blood pressure in a first pregnancy quadruples a woman's risk of heart attack or death from heart disease, a new study finds. About 2% to 8% of pregnant women with previously normal blood pressure develop a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart attack: Study confirms popular breakfast food not associated with heart attack risk
HEART ATTACKS are often caused by coronary heart disease, and risk of developing this is increased by a high-fat diet, high cholesterol and being overweight or obese. Research in the past has found a link between eating certain foods and heart disease, but a new study has confirmed a popular breakfast food is not as bad as first though. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Darlene Love Reveals Heart Attack Details & ndash; and Celebrates Survival
Title: AHA News: Darlene Love Reveals Heart Attack Details– and Celebrates SurvivalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 18, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart attack: Follow this diet to significantly reduce your risk according to latest study
HEART attack is a serious medical emergency that happens when one of the major arteries supplying the heart with oxygen becomes blocked. A latest study reveals the best diet one can follow in order to significantly reduce their risk of the deadly condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Look out for this symptom on your fingernails - it could signal your risk
A HEART attack can be a deadly occurrence. Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of it, and there's a noticeable symptom just on your fingernails that could indicate you have the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute stress-induced coagulation activation in patients with remitted major depression versus healthy controls and the role of stress-specific coping - von K änel R, Merz F, Pfister H, Brückl T, Zimmermann P, Uhr M, Holsboer F, Höhne N, Ising M.
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Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

How AI Can Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes
Artificial intelligence is making its way into health care, and one of its first stops is making sense of all of those scans that doctors order. Already, studies have shown that AI-based tools can, in some cases, pick out abnormal growths that could be cancerous tumors better than doctors can, mainly because digesting and synthesizing huge volumes of information is what AI does best. In a study published Feb. 14 in Circulation, researchers in the U.K. and the U.S. report that an AI program can reliably predict heart attacks and strokes. Kristopher Knott, a research fellow at the British Heart Foundation, and his team condu...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence Heart Disease Source Type: news

Cardiac MRI Plus Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack, Stroke Prediction
Adding artificial intelligence to cardiac MRI instantaneously and accurately measures blood flow. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - February 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Cardiac Imaging Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sensation in your chest could signal the deadly condition
A HEART attack can happen anywhere, anytime and to anyone. As it can lead to sudden death, the person who is suffering from one needs medical attention straight away. What sensation in the chest could signal the deadly condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's first AI can predict when patients will have a heart attack or stroke better than a DOCTOR
Artificial intelligence was tested by Barts Health NHS trust. The AI was used to analyse blood flow scans of more than 1,000 patients its predictions were more accurate than a doctor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study looks at changes in outcomes for coronary revascularization
(Mayo Clinic) The most common type of heart disease -- coronary artery disease -- affects 6.7% of adults and accounts for 20% of 2 in 10 deaths of adults under age 65. The condition builds over time as inflammation and cholesterol-containing plaques settle in the heart's arteries, where they can eventually cause narrowing and blockages that lead to a heart attack. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Air pollution's tiny particles may trigger nonfatal heart attacks, Yale study finds
(Yale School of Public Health) A Yale-affiliated scientist finds that even a few hours' exposure to ambient ultrafine particles common in air pollution may potentially trigger a nonfatal heart attack. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

#DYK African American women often have more heart attack risk factors than white women, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol & diabetes? Get tips on managing these conditions & making #HeartHealthy decisions: http://www.fda.gov/womenshearthealth   … via @FDAWomen
#DYK African American women often have more heart attack risk factors than white women, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol & diabetes? Get tips on managing these conditions & making #HeartHealthy decisions: http://www.fda.gov/womenshearthealth … via @FDAWomen (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 13, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

AHA News: Darlene Love Reveals Heart Attack Details – and Celebrates Survival
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- A year after becoming a member of the Rock& Roll Hall of Fame, Darlene Love woke up with a terrible headache and stomachache hours before a performance on the Jersey Shore. Love... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Common Drugs Might Help Prevent Death From a'Broken Heart '
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- When someone close to you dies, grief can literally break your heart, but two common medicines may help prevent a heart attack. " While almost everyone loses someone they love during their lifetime and grief is a natural... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

These Cincinnati hospitals rank among the nation ’s best
Three hospitals in Greater Cincinnati are among the 50 best in the nation and five other local hospitals also were recognized for clinical excellence in a new ranking by the website Healthgrades. The performance of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide was analyzed across 32 conditions and procedures to determine recipients of America’s Best Hospitals Awards, according to Healthgrades. That included reviews of care provided for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, respiratory failure, sep sis and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Medications May Lower Risk Of ‘ Broken Heart ’ After Loss Of Loved One, Study Says
In this study, researchers at the University of Sydney looked at 85 spouses or parents grieving the loss of a family member. They found that those who received low doses of a beta blocker and aspirin for the first six weeks had lower spikes in blood pressure and heart rates and improvements in the tendency to form blood clots. They also had less symptoms of anxiety and depression. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sign in your hair that could signal you are at risk
HEART attack is a serious medical emergency that can prove fatal so it is important to heed the warning signs and overhaul your lifestyle to keep the risks at bay. Two lesser-known risk factors associated with heart complications can be seen in your hair, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is age a risk factor for heart disease? Hear what women like you had to say about heart disease, including risk factors & heart attack symptoms. #HeartMonthpic.twitter.com/xkYqcolCOz
Is age a risk factor for heart disease? Hear what women like you had to say about heart disease, including risk factors & heart attack symptoms. #HeartMonth pic.twitter.com/xkYqcolCOz (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAWomen) Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Major sign of the deadly condition could be mistaken for this
HEART ATTACKS are considered serious medical emergencies because life-threatening consequences can incur. Recognising symptoms of heart attack can be a matter of life and death, and one to watch out for in women could be mistaken for "bra tightness". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common medication may lower risk of 'broken heart' during bereavement
(University of Sydney) The increased risk of heart attack or 'a broken heart' in early bereavement could be reduced by using common medication in a novel way, according to a world-first study led by the University of Sydney and funded by Heart Research Australia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart attack: The major warning sign of the deadly condition found in your mouth
HEART ATTACK happen when one of the major arteries supplying the heart oxygen gets blocked. This impedes the delivery of vital nutrients and oxygen. Learning to spot the early signs of the deadly condition is crucial and the lesser known warning sign could lie in your mouth. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Sprinkling this seeds on your meals could lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure can increase your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke - but there's one simple diet change you should know about that can help you lower your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Tasting this peculiar taste in your mouth could be an early warning sign
HEART ATTACK is an extremely dangerous occurrence that could be life-threatening. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart suddenly becomes blocked. Noticing any unusual symptoms of a heart attack could save someone's life and if you notice an unusual taste in your mouth it could mean you're at risk of developing a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The subtle signs of the deadly condition you need to look out for
A HEART attack can happen without you realising, with people often dismissing the warning signs as something trivial. The condition is potentially life-threatening, so to get in the know, National Heart Health Month are raising awareness about heart health. Take notice of any of these niggling feelings that could signal a health crisis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Benefits that make coconut oil a really healthy "fat"
(Natural News) Coconut oil originally had a bad rap among health experts and health buffs alike, being branded with terms like “deadly” or “unhealthy.” This is mostly due to its significant saturated fat content, which experts claim to increase cholesterol levels and increase your risk of a heart attack. However, coconut oil eventually dragged itself... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news