Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Heart Attack

Common artificial sweeteners linked to higher rates of heart attack and stroke

Research showcases the need for further safety studies.

Bacteria in the mouth may increase the risk of heart disease

Another potential risk factor physicians might screen for to identify individuals at risk of heart disease.

Investigating the genetics of heart attacks and strokes in Hispanics

The research is possible thanks to a $2.5 million grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Using protein to heal scars left behind by heart attacks

New method could 'turn back the clock' on damaged heart tissue following heart attacks.

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.

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