Heart Attack News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/6/2003
Venting May Protect a Man's Heart

Letting it out once in awhile reduces risk of stroke and heart attack

2/5/2003
The ER and Cocaine

Patients can be released after 12 hours if heart tests are OK

2/5/2003
Gene Defect Tied to Sudden Heart Death

Causes heart to stand still for a deadly moment

2/4/2003
Heart Attack Symptoms

Other warning signs besides chest pain

1/30/2003
A Better Way To Measure Heart Damage

Cardiac MRI catches tiny areas of cell death, predicts future trouble

1/29/2003
Managing Type II Diabetes Sharply Cuts Heart Risk

Halves chances of heart attack or stroke, study says

1/29/2003
Women Unhappy With Care for Heart Disease

Survey: Many become depressed and see relationships suffer

1/27/2003
Skimping on Sleep Raises Heart Risk for Women

Study finds that too much shut-eye is bad, too

1/24/2003
Angina Alert

When chest pain is serious

1/20/2003
Women Not Getting Heart Help They Need

Study finds many with cardiovascular disease don't get preventive drugs

1/20/2003
Doctors Urged to Watch Diabetics' Legs

Study says treatment can cut heart attack and stroke risk

1/9/2003
Genetic Mutation Linked to Atrial Fibrillation

Discovery may lead to new treatments for this heart disorder

1/8/2003
A Drink a Day May Be Good for the Heart

But don't overdo it, doctors warn

1/6/2003
Fish Keeps Arteries Fit

It's rich in amino acid that boosts blood flow

1/4/2003
Ex-Football Great Stars in Safe Heart Campaign

Calvin Hill spreads word about dangers of heart failure

12/20/2002
New Study Debunks Value of HRT

It didn't prevent second heart attack in postmenopausal women

12/19/2002
World Cup Loss Truly a Heartbreaker for British

Heart attacks soared after 1998 soccer thriller against Argentina

12/12/2002
Study Confirms Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure

Drops prevent cardiovascular problems even for those in normal range

12/7/2002
Heart Disease Knows No Gender

Though many women don't know it, it's their biggest health threat

12/6/2002
Extramarital Sex is Bad for Your Health

Older men at higher risk of fatal heart attacks

12/4/2002
Bypass Bests Angioplasty for Some With Blocked Artery

Heart attack, stroke less likely in bypass group, study finds

12/3/2002
A Better Test for Heart Attacks

Perfusion imaging prevents unnecessary hospitalizations

11/30/2002
The Lowdown on High Cholesterol Counts

New heart association program aims to tame this health threat

11/27/2002
How Bad for Your Heart Is Mercury in Fish?

Two new studies offer seemingly conflicting views

11/25/2002
Eternal Vigilance Needed for Heart Attack Survivors

Researcher says the lesson is often ignored

11/21/2002
Type A Types: The Real Heartbreakers

Aggressive people at risk of high blood pressure

11/20/2002
Niacin Slashes Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Blood sugar rises, but heart is grateful still

11/20/2002
Best Drug for the Job

Study finds anticoagulant that works well for diabetics who have a heart attack

11/19/2002
New and Improved CPR

Belt-like device offers better chest compression

11/19/2002
Heart Pump as Pricey as Transplant

Researchers find costs for both are similar

11/19/2002
HRT and Antioxidants Not Good For Heart

In fact, the treatments may be harmful

11/18/2002
A Fish a Day Keeps Heart Woes at Bay

Heart association revises its omega-3 fatty acids guidelines

11/17/2002
Emergency Angioplasty Alone Works

Study finds procedure effective without surgical backup

11/17/2002
Marrow, Muscle Grafts Revive Broken Hearts

Transplants bring healthy cells back to scarred pump

11/13/2002
A Protein May Signal Heart Risk

Study finds it more reliable than cholesterol readings

11/11/2002
New Blood Test Predicts Survival for Heart Patients

It detects elevated levels of hormone called N-BNP

11/11/2002
Medical Errors May Cause Significant Number of Heart Attacks

American Heart Association calls for procedure changes

11/4/2002
One in Five Develops Heart Failure

High blood pressure, heart attacks increase risk

10/31/2002
Molecular 'Valve' Tied to Recovery from Heart Attack

Drugs that keep it open prevent damage in animals

10/28/2002
Beta Blockers Save Lives in Long Run

Reduce deaths years after a heart attack

10/25/2002
Another Way Your Heart Can Give Out on You

Study looks at impact of newly recognized form of congestive heart failure

10/17/2002
Job Too Stressful? It Could Be Killing You

Study finds stress doubles death risk from heart problems

10/17/2002
Magnesium No Way to Treat a Heart Attack

Newer drugs and treatments far more effective

10/16/2002
Public Defibrillators Turn Bystanders into Rescuers

Clear instructions let them save heart attack victims

10/15/2002
Aggressive Treatment Best for Some Heart Problems

Invasive approach costly but worth it

10/14/2002
MRI Predicts Heart Attack Risk

Imaging test creating 'revolution' in heart care

10/7/2002
Heart Attack Predictions Need Update: Study

Existing calculations on risk leave out important facts, researchers say

10/4/2002
Keep Track of Your Heart Health

Online tool helps you assess, manage risk for high blood pressure and cholesterol

9/25/2002
Blood Thinner Prevents Second Heart Attack

Warfarin works better than aspirin alone, but with complications

9/23/2002
Dangerous Blood Clots All Relative

Healthy family members of heart attack victims prone to similar clots