Saturday, September 24, 2022

Heart Attack

The risk of blood clots remains for almost a year after COVID-19 infection

COVID-19 infection increases the risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots for at least 49 weeks.

Uncontrolled blood pressure contributes to a lot of heart-related emergencies

A new study highlights the top reasons for emergency room visits and suggests poorly controlled hypertension.

Need of regular check-ups to mitigate Cardiovascular risk

Emergency workers need standard health checks to prevent heart events on the job.

Stress hormone sensitivity could increase the risk of heart disease

Creating a test that could differentiate between stress hormone-sensitive and resistant people.

Aspirin prevents heart attack and stroke, study

Supporting evidence that aspirin use is associated with reduced ischaemic events after pneumonia.

Switching off heart protein could protect against heart failure

A new way for drugs to combat heart failure in people who’ve had a heart attack.

Heart patients afraid to seek medical help during COVID crisis

If patients delay or avoid treatment, they will suffer life-limiting complications or they will die.

Weight loss is easy when partners join in the effort

Spouses shed more pounds together than alone.

Maltreatment in childhood increases the higher risk of a heart attack in women

The evidence of sex differences in the association of childhood abuse and CVH.

This plaque identifying toothpaste could prevent a heart attack or stroke

There is an association between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body -- in particular, heart attacks and strokes. In collaboration with Marshfield...

New polymer patch could help repair a broken heart

A prototype polymer patch that does the same job as crucial aspects of heart tissue.

A new treatment for stimulating the growth of new blood vessels

Thanks to the funding of over £100,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

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