Acute Coronary Syndromes | Medscape Acute Coronary Syndromes | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines about acute coronary syndrome, classified as either ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI myocardial infarction) or non-STEMI myocardial infarction (NSTE or non-ST myocardial infarction) as reflected on ECG. Read about the latest angina and STEMI treatment. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Heart attack: Include this snack in your diet to reduce your risk
HEART attack is a medical emergency and is the result of unhealthy lifestyle decisions such as eating an unhealthy diet. Fortunately, eating certain foods can lower a person ’s risk of developing the deadly condition, including a popular snack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke
A new study of a half a million adults found a significant link between symptoms of insomnia and a higher risk for heart attacks and stroke. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't Take Sleep Lightly: Insomnia Symptoms Tied to Stroke, MI Don't Take Sleep Lightly: Insomnia Symptoms Tied to Stroke, MI
Insomnia symptoms are associated with an increased risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, and other cardio-cerebral vascular disease in a dose-dependent manner.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 6, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Daylight Saving Time Bad for Health, Experts Claim
Over time, daylight saving time (DST) eliminates bright morning light that's crucial to synchronizing your biologic clock, possibly putting people at increased risk of heart attack, stroke and other harmful effects of sleep deprivation, said Dr. Beth Ann Malow, director of the Sleep Disorders Division at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas teen lived with a heart defect for 14 YEARS before suffering major heart attack 
John Thoms, 14, from San Angelo, Texas, was diagnosed with ALCAPA, a rare condition in which the heart's arteries are rewired, after an EKG revealed he had suffered a heart attack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleepless Nights Could Raise Heart Risks
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 -- Sleep problems could increase your risk for heart attack, stroke and other heart and brain diseases, a new study suggests. It included 487,200 people in China, average age 51, with no history of stroke or heart disease.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Women Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Myocardial Infarction
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 -- Use of sex-specific diagnostic thresholds for myocardial infarction identifies more additional women than men with myocardial injury, but women are less likely to receive treatment, according to a study published in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack: Eating this fermented food could prevent the life-threatening condition
HEART attack is a life-threatening condition which occurs when the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. Diet can play a big part in helping prevent the condition, including eating a certain fermented food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Protects Heart Patients From Future Trouble
TUESDAY, Nov. 5, 2019 -- If you're an obese heart patient, weight-loss surgery might be good medicine for you. New research suggests it significantly reduces the risk of heart failure and fatal heart attack in this vulnerable group. " Our findings... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A recipe for disaster: Skipping breakfast and eating late dinners linked to poorer outcomes after a heart attack
(Natural News) People who don’t eat in the morning are likely to have health issues. The same goes for those who take their dinner shortly before sleeping. And if a person follows both of the ill-advised eating habits, he may be four to five times more likely to experience severe complications following a heart attack.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lonely heart attack victims are THREE TIMES more likely to die a year after being hospitalised
Copenhagen University Hospital scientists found friendless women were three times more likely to die 12 months after being treated for at specialist centres. Lonely men faced twice the risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients With IBD Have an Increased Risk of MI Patients With IBD Have an Increased Risk of MI
Is inflammatory bowel disease an independent risk factor for myocardial infarction or stroke?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Heart attack: Drinking this tea could help prevent the life-threatening condition
HEART attack is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked and is usually due to a blood clot. According to studies, drinking a certain tea could help prevent someone from getting the life-threatening condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Best diet to lower risk of the life-threatening condition - foods to eat
HEART ATTACKS are considered serious medical emergencies, and with them being a leading cause of death, what can you do to prevent one happening? Diet plays an important role in keeping the heart healthy, and one diet in particular has been shown to reduce a person's heart attack risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for cholesterol: Three of the best dietary supplements to lower levels
BEST supplements for cholesterol: When a person has high levels of cholesterol it puts them at increased risk of having heart attack or stroke. What are the best supplements to take to help lower cholesterol levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook Makes Its Healthcare Debut
Cristin Moran, CEO of Growth Science, said it best last week at MD&M Minneapolis when she said almost every industry is interested in healthcare. We've already seen Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google make power moves in healthcare, so it should come as no surprise that Facebook has now made its healthcare debut. The social media giant announced this week that it is developing products and partnerships aimed at connecting people with healthcare resources, starting with a new Preventive Health tool for U.S. consumers. Facebook said it is working with U.S. health organizations to offer the new tool, which is...
Source: MDDI - October 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

AI Beats Out Clinicians in Triaging Postoperative Patients for ICU
How good is artificial intelligence in decision-making? Not bad according to findings from a pilot study that was recently presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2019. Findings from the study show AI in the form of a machine-learned algorithm correctly triaged the vast majority of postoperative patients to the intensive care unit in its first proof-of-concept application in a university hospital setting. As it stands now surgical teams typically rely on clinical judgment to decide which patients need postoperative intense care because there is no single set of fixed criteria to make the determinati...
Source: MDDI - October 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Heart attack: Eating this superfood once a day can lower your risk
HEART attack risk is strongly influenced by dietary decisions, with unhealthy foods raising a person ’s risk and healthy foods reducing the risk. Certain foods have been shown to lower “bad” cholesterol - a key measure in preventing heart attacks, and evidence singles out a specific superfood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protect Your Heart Through the Holiday Season
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30, 2019 -- It's never too soon to take steps to safeguard your heart health, and that includes being aware of seasonal heart attack triggers. Researchers are trying to understand why, but studies done around the world have noted... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to Help Your Body Adjust to Colder Weather
Fall is here, and the mercury is falling in thermostats across the northern hemisphere. The good news: Not only will your body acclimate to the cooler weather, but you can also hurry this process along. Beginning in the 1960s, U.S. Army researchers found that nude men who spent eight hours a day in a 50°F (10°C) chamber became habituated to the cold and had mostly stopped shivering after two weeks. Later research from Scandinavian and U.K. teams likewise concluded that people can get used to cool environments. And a recent research review from Army researchers concluded that all humans seem to have at least some ab...
Source: TIME: Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized HealthSummit19 Research Source Type: news

How to Help Your Body Adjust to Colder Weather
Fall is here, and the mercury is falling in thermostats across the northern hemisphere. The good news: Not only will your body acclimate to the cooler weather, but you can also hurry this process along. Beginning in the 1960s, U.S. Army researchers found that nude men who spent eight hours a day in a 50°F (10°C) chamber became habituated to the cold and had mostly stopped shivering after two weeks. Later research from Scandinavian and U.K. teams likewise concluded that people can get used to cool environments. And a recent research review from Army researchers concluded that all humans seem to have at least some ab...
Source: TIME: Science - October 29, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized HealthSummit19 Research Source Type: news

Bulimia Tied to Increased CVD, Early Death Risk Bulimia Tied to Increased CVD, Early Death Risk
Women hospitalized with bulimia have at least four times the risk of myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis, and other cardiovascular diseases, as well as early death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 28, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Texas man, 26, nearly dies of a heart attack triggered by his 10-a-day energy drink habit 
A Texas man, 26, visited an emergency room after nine hours of chest and left arm pain. After doctors found a blocked artery, he revealed that he had been drinking eight to 10 energy drinks per day (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Much Dog Do You Need For Optimum Health?
Two new studies show that owning a dog reduces your risk of dying. The benefits are even greater for people who recently had a heart attack or stroke. So how many dogs should you get, and how big should they be? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

NAFLD Not Associated With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease NAFLD Not Associated With Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is not associated with an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or stroke, according to a new cohort study in nearly 18 million Europeans.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Not all hypertension drugs are created equal, reports big-data study
A massive study of over 4.9 million patients has found that diuretics are better at preventing heart attack, heart failure, and stroke than ACE inhibitors. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

AI and Health Care Are Made for Each Other
Artificial intelligence has the potential to radically change health care. Imagine a not too distant future when the focus shifts away from disease to how we stay healthy. At birth, everyone would get a thorough, multifaceted baseline profile, including screening for genetic and rare diseases. Then, over their lifetimes, cost-effective, minimally invasive clinical-grade devices could accurately monitor a range of biometrics such as heart rate, blood pressure, temperature and glucose levels, in addition to environmental factors such as exposure to pathogens and toxins, and behavioral factors like sleep and activity patterns...
Source: TIME: Health - October 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geralyn Miller Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare Source Type: news

Day Or Night —When Is The Best Time To Take Your Blood Pressure Medicine?
The time of day when you take your blood pressure medication could influence your risk for complications such as heart attack and stroke, which is ultimately linked to how well you manage your blood pressure. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Bed time is the best time to take blood pressure medication
Large study finds greater reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease and death from bedtime rather than morning medication Related items fromOnMedica Polypill could halve cardiovascular events New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Pharmacists could offer high-dose statins direct to patients Cigars and pipes raise mortality risk independent of cigarettes Heart attack protocol eliminates gender gap in outcome (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Heart attack: Three symptoms of the condition you never knew about
HEART attack is a sudden and distressing event that requires an immediate medical response. Knowing the warning signs could save a person ’s life. Here are three signs you may not know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for cholesterol: The plant-based supplement proven to lower cholesterol
BEST supplements for cholesterol: Having high levels of cholesterol is extremely dangerous as it puts a person at risk of serious medical conditions including heart attack or stroke. Taking a certain supplement, however, could help lower your cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bedtime May Be Best Time for Blood Pressure Meds
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2019 -- Taking blood pressure medications at bedtime rather than in the morning nearly halves the risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or heart failure, a large, new study finds. Researchers in Spain followed more than... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High blood pressure drugs more effective if taken at night before bed, study finds
Scientists from the University of Vigo in Spain found people who took the drugs before bed had a 44% reduced risk of a heart attack compared to those who took them in the morning. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood pressure drugs work far better if taken at night, study shows
‘Chronotherapy’ benefits of bedtime doses discovered in huge trialTaking blood pressure medication at bedtime rather than on waking halves the risk of events such as heart attack and stroke, a major study has revealed.Experts say the findings could potentially transform the way such medications are prescribed, but questions remain, not least why taking the medication at night has such a profound effect.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 23, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Heart disease Society Heart attack Medical research Science Spain Stroke Source Type: news

Chronic kidney disease patients at increased risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes, Mayo Clinic study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Chronic kidney disease, which afflicts an estimated 6.4% of U.S. adults 45 and older, is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and other adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to new research from Mayo Clinic. The retrospective review of 1,981 patients who were treated for chronic kidney disease at Mayo Clinic between [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - October 23, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Sign in your eyes you may be at risk of life-threatening condition
HEART attack symptoms can be sudden and dramatic. Subtle bodily changes may also signify a person is at risk of the life-threatening condition. These include changes in a person ’s eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Menopause Tied to Heart Problems Before 60 Early Menopause Tied to Heart Problems Before 60
Women who go through menopause earlier in life may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke before they reach age 60 than their counterparts who go through menopause later on, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Best drink to prevent the life-threatening condition
HEART attack risk is strongly tied to unhealthy lifestyle decisions. The good news is, certain dietary decisions have also been shown to protect against having a heart attack, including drinking a certain tea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartphone App Gets Heart Patients to Follow Their Rx
MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- Forget doctor's instructions: New research shows a smartphone app is the best way to get heart patients to remember to take their medicines. Heart attack survivors are typically prescribed medications to prevent another... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Silent Heart Attack You Didn ’t Know You Had
Millions of people are unaware that they have had a silent myocardial infarction and are at risk of having another attack that could cause severe damage or death. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Heart Death and Dying Anxiety and Stress Exercise Source Type: news

Scores more heart attacks and strokes on high pollution days, figures show
Data reveals acute impact on people ’s health and the strain it puts on emergency servicesScores of children and adults are being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment on days of high pollution in cities across England, figures show.Each year emergency services see more than 120 additional cardiac arrests, more than 230 additional strokes and nearly 200 more people with asthma requiring hospital treatment on days of high pollution compared with the average on days of lower pollution.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent Tags: Air pollution Heart attack Stroke Asthma Health Environment Society UK news Source Type: news

Jeremy Clarkson health: Presenter nearly had a heart attack upon discovery in the toilet
JEREMY CLARKSON needs little introduction and, either love him or hate him, he has certainly made a name for himself on British television. The presenter revealed his panic over his health after a trip to the loo and spotting a “stained blood red” toilet bowl. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Noticing a symptom in your mouth could be a warning sign
HEART attack is a medical emergency that can be fatal. The serious medical condition can strike suddenly. Research suggests noticing a problem in your mouth could be a warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Big Income Drops Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke Big Income Drops Tied to Heart Attack, Stroke
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Early menopause tied to heart problems before 60
(Reuters Health) - Women who go through menopause earlier in life may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke before they reach age 60 than their counterparts who go through menopause later on, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Big income drops tied to heart attack, stroke
(Reuters Health) - Experiencing a substantial drop in income may raise the risk of having a heart attack or stroke years later, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack
Title: Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Heart attack: The three worst foods to eat that could trigger the dangerous condition
HEART ATTACK is a potentially deadly condition. There is mounting evidence that a person ’s diet could play a decisive role in determining if they are at risk. What three foods could trigger a heart attack and should be avoided? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news