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Myocardial infarction patients with other diseases are at an increased risk of mortality. Co-principal investigator Dr. Paul Hébert of the study MINT explained, “Most people who suffer a first infarction do not need blood transfusion, but for those who… Read More
Can you die from a broken heart? Researchers and heart experts suggest that broken heart syndrome is a real thing. A broken heart can do more than just cause emotional distress – it can actually compromise your heart health and… Read More
Heart valve disease or valvular heart disease is a condition that causes your heart’s valves to malfunction. About five million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease annually. Many people live long, active lives with valvular heart disease. However, understanding… Read More
Heart attack, atrial fibrillation, and congestive heart failure risk increases with alcohol abuse. The risk of these heart conditions has been found to climb up with excessive alcohol drinking as much as with other known risk factors such as high… Read More
Cardiovascular disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes can be improved by eating a combination of two particular fruits. Researchers found that eating a combination of compounds found in grapes and oranges could help improve the health of diabetics, reduce obesity,… Read More
The drug fenofibrate has shown promise to reduce the risk of heart disease among some type 2 diabetes patients. More specifically, fenofibrate was shown to be effective in those diabetics who had high triglyceride levels and low HDL (good) cholesterol… Read More
Heart artery dysfunction in women may be linked to emotional stress. C. Noel Bairey Merz, professor of medicine and senior author, explained, “Women who go to emergency rooms and cardiologists because they have chest pain often are told that… Read More
Wintertime beverages are intended to keep you warm and cozy, but did you know some of them can keep your heart healthy, too? Just like there are heart-healthy foods, some beverages are just great for your heart. So when you’re… Read More
People with a higher pain tolerance are more likely to experience a silent heart attack, researchers found. Chest pain is a common symptom associated with a heart attack, but in a silent heart attack symptoms are often not experienced.
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Some interesting findings have revealed that premature death could occur in some people with high blood pressure who experience steep drops in pressure following drug therapy. This does not mean that people with high blood pressure should rethink taking their… Read More
Acute coronary syndrome occurs every 25 seconds in the United States and now research suggests that people with this syndrome are at an increased risk of suicide.
Acute coronary syndrome or ACS is a term used to describe a range… Read More
Cardiovascular mortality risk can be predicted based on the length of telomeres, the protective caps at the end of chromosomes, according to research findings. Short telomeres have been associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease, but more… Read More
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