Heart Attack Warning Signs and Risk News

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9/19/2002
Proteins Unlock Secrets of Heart

Scientists find ones that control size and function

9/18/2002
Fainting May Betray a Faint Heart

Passing out raises risk of death, study says

9/18/2002
Predicting the Path of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Eight-point model predicts risk of death

9/8/2002
Check Your Cholesterol

Diet, exercise and medication keep it low

8/5/2002
Measuring the Power of Statins

Scan assesses how well the drugs lower calcium buildup in arteries

7/28/2002
Virtual Doctor Visits Are a Virtual Reality

New technology lets doctors check patients with irregular heartbeats via phone lines

7/16/2002
Deciphering a Heart Attack in the ER

Rules help pick patients for intensive care

6/20/2002
Heart Attack May Increase Diabetes Risk

Study indicates higher glucose intolerance levels after hospitalization

6/17/2002
Sex Discrimination in the Intensive Care Unit

Fewer women admitted than men when suffering heart attacks

6/3/2002
Century-Old Medical Puzzle Solved

Nitroglycerin benefits, flaws explained

5/31/2002
'Ejection Factor' Key Measure Among Heart Attack Survivors

How much blood your heart pumps with each beat can show risk of sudden coronary death

5/22/2002
New Test Can Detect Heart Seizure Potential

Long QT syndrome has history of striking active people

5/1/2002
Guarding Heart Against Herceptin

Study finds out how powerful breast cancer drug can harm the heart

4/7/2002
Get Smart: Know the Signs of a Heart Attack

New campaign seeks to educate people about the subtler symptoms

3/20/2002
Implanted Defibrillators Save Lives

Experts say study findings raise cost as an issue

3/19/2002
Age a Barrier to Aggressive Heart Treatment

Invasive procedures less likely after 75, study finds

3/19/2002
Quick Call on Heart Failure

New blood test is more than 80 percent accurate, and takes only 15 minutes

3/5/2002
City Air Could Kill You

Study shows urban air pollution increases chances for lung cancer, heart disease

2/27/2002
Simple Blood Test Could Predict Risk of Heart Disease

Study finds high proinsulin levels can double chances of cardiovascular problems

2/5/2002
To Drink or Not to Drink

Critics question new study that says even heavy drinking can benefit the heart

1/10/2002
A Running Start for Heart Help

FDA approval of hand-held ECG signals trend toward mobility in medical field

11/22/2001
Men's Heart Problems Are Short Story

Short legs may mean more heart disease, says study

9/18/2001
The Artery Test Doctors Don't Do

Leg blockage often goes undiagnosed

9/10/2001
Heart Ache? Don't Hesitate

Call 911 if you even suspect you're having a heart attack

8/15/2001
Renegade Germ Fighters May Raise Stroke Risk

But there's nothing you can do to head them off, says study

8/11/2001
Young Hearts No Match for Cocaine

Drug boosts risk of heart attack by 25 percent

8/3/2001
Don't Worry, Get Mad Once in Awhile

Study finds not getting angry increases heart risk for angry people

7/30/2001
Chewing Over Gum Disease Research

No teeth to study linking gum disease and heart problems, new research says

6/16/2001
Be Still, My Heart

If your heart skips a beat, it's not uncommon and often not dangerous

6/11/2001
Pot Not Heart-Smart

Drug increases risk of heart attack if you're middle-aged, study says

6/7/2001
Young Hearts No Match for Cocaine

Drug boosts risk of heart attack by 25 percent

5/14/2001
Women: No. 1 Disease Is a Heartbreaker

Most don't know heart disease is their top killer