Heart Attack News

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7/23/2009
Injection May Heal Damaged Heart

In mouse study, injured tissue and coronary function are restored

7/21/2009
Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle

Those who ate right, exercised lowered chances of cardiovascular trouble

7/20/2009
Hope for Damaged Heart Muscle

In lab study, re-engineered cells show promise for cardiac treatment

7/10/2009
Effient Sanctioned for Angioplasty Patients

To reduce the risk of blood clots

7/9/2009
Study Pinpoints Risk Factors for Death in Young Stroke Victims

Many can be modified, treated to improve odds, experts say

7/8/2009
Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure

Get plenty of it in your diet, researchers say

7/2/2009
Increasing Alcohol Use Tied to More Hospitalization

Heavy drinkers were affected most, but link holds for even mild use, study finds

7/1/2009
Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

6/30/2009
Even After Death, Heart Attack Treatment May Not End

Too often, EMS crews feel obliged to bring unresponsive patient to hospital, study finds

6/30/2009
U.S. Doctors Treat Heart Attack With Man's Own Stem Cells

Pioneering procedure aims to repair damaged cardiac muscle, surgeons say

6/29/2009
Depression, Anxiety Bad for the Heart

Two new studies show effects on angina and mortality

6/28/2009
Jackson's Death Puts Spotlight on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

It's deadlier than a heart attack, experts say, with chances for survival slim

6/24/2009
Quick Angioplasty Best After Heart Attacks

Canadian study shows better survival when compared to those who got clot-busting treatment

6/24/2009
Migraine Frequency Tied to Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

But the link with cardiovascular disease is complex and not a cause for alarm, doctor says

6/23/2009
Electrocardiogram Blip Signals Heart Trouble

Greater risk of atrial fibrillation, need for pacemaker, early death, study shows

6/22/2009
Music Can Make the Heart Beat Faster

Or slower, with possible medical applications, research suggests

6/21/2009
Heart Attacks Less Often Fatal Today

Improved care and overall better health are credited with improved survival odds

6/19/2009
Health Tip: Life After a Heart Attack

General suggestions for your recovery

6/18/2009
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Might Curb Depression in Heart Patients

Study found low levels in bloodstream correlated with increased risk

6/17/2009
Newest Coated Stent Does Well in Real-World Trial

Safe and effective in an 'all-comer population,' researchers say

6/17/2009
New Anticoagulant Pill Works Well in Trial

Lower doses safe and effective after heart attack and stroke

6/15/2009
Psoriasis Raises Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Death

Inflammation looks like common thread, researcher says

6/9/2009
Another Blood Fat Fuels Heart Attack Risk

Danish study fingers high levels of lipoprotein(a)

6/8/2009
Know Your Odds for Heart Failure

Lifestyle plays key role, study confirms, and a new 'calculator' helps gauge risk

6/8/2009
Drugs Best First Defense Against Heart Disease for Diabetics

Study finds medicines typically do as well as surgery, especially in less severe cases

6/5/2009
Avandia Raises Risk of Heart Failure, Fractures

But study found diabetes drug didn't increase chances of heart disease, death

5/29/2009
Value of Taking Aspirin to Cut Heart Risk Varies

For those with no history of heart disease, risks may outweigh benefits, research suggests

5/26/2009
Hardened Arteries Threaten Obese, Diabetic Youth

Ultrasound shows damage tied to rising odds for stroke, heart attack, researchers say

5/26/2009
NFL Players Not at Increased Heart Risk

Study finds they showed no more signs of cardiovascular trouble than general male population

5/26/2009
Gum Disease, Heart Disease Share Genetic Link

Discovery helps explain association between the two illnesses

5/22/2009
Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics

It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say

5/20/2009
When Chest Pain Requires Quick Action in ER

Urgency needed in only one-third of cases, study says

5/20/2009
With Heart Attacks, Fast Treatment Matters

The sooner angioplasty is done, the lower the death rate, study finds

5/18/2009
Obese People Seem to Do Better With Heart Disease

Still, it's best to lose that excess weight, review says

5/17/2009
Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Alzheimer's Disease

Atrial fibrillation raised risk for dementia, study shows

5/15/2009
Years of Heavy Smoking Raises Heart Risks

30-year study in Norway sheds light on 'tremendously adverse' effects of tobacco use

5/15/2009
Chewable Aspirin More Readily Absorbed

Study suggests higher levels found in bloodstream could improve heart attack treatments

5/14/2009
'Stun Gun' Deaths Rarely Caused by Ventricular Fibrillation

Other heart irregularities more likely to blame, study says

5/14/2009
Subway Defibrillators Save Lives

Publicly accessible devices prevent heart-attack deaths, study finds

5/14/2009
Implanted Defibrillators Boost Long-Term Survival

Heart patients gained an extra year of life over 8 years of follow-up, study finds

5/14/2009
Psychiatric Drugs Might Raise Cardiac Death Risk

But other medical factors could also be at play, researchers note

5/14/2009
Risk Factor for Stroke More Common Among Whites

Despite risk factors, blacks less likely to suffer atrial fibrillation

5/11/2009
Seniors Often Misstate Stroke History

Study suggests MRI scans better than questionnaires for evaluations

5/8/2009
After Job Loss, People Report More Health Issues

Society should consider ways to mitigate the effects, experts say

5/7/2009
All Blood Pressure Drugs Lower Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Any are better than no treatment at all, study shows

5/6/2009
Plavix, Heartburn Drugs May Be Risky Combination

Patients with stents should discuss the use of these meds with their doctor, cardiac group says

5/6/2009
CPAP Therapy Boosts Cardiac Surgery Outcomes

Findings suggest airway pressure treatment prevents complications, cuts readmissions

5/5/2009
Irregular Heartbeat During Angioplasty Could Raise Death Risk

It tripled the 3-month odds among heart attack patients, study found

5/5/2009
Telling Heartburn From Heart Attack Can Be Tricky

Because of similar symptoms, doctors urge overreaction if in doubt

5/4/2009
Focusing on CPR Improves Survival

Study urges rescuers to add compressions, delay other interventions