Sep 01

Energy Drinks Can Cause Heart Problems And 'Sudden Death', Experts Warn

When you're suffering from a lack of sleep , it's tempting to grab an energy drink to help get you through the day. But new research has now linked the pick-me-up to heart disease . According to research presented at ESC Congress 2014 by Professor Milou-Daniel Drici from France, energy drinks can cause heart problems. Professor Drici said: "So-called 'energy drinks' are popular in dance clubs ...

Sep 01

Texas firefighters support grieving family with amazing act of kindness

John McCormick died after suffering a heart attack while mowing his lawn in Baytown, Texas

Sep 01

Predicting which type 1 diabetics will go on to develop major complications

Sep 01

Technology can identify atrial fibrillation

Sep 01

Up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth found on hollow-head toothbrushes

Sep 01

Heart attack patients still at high risk of another cardiovascular event four years after initial attack – study shows

AstraZeneca today announced the UK results from the observational APOLLO study, which demonstrates that the risk of repeat CV events remains high for four years after a patient's initial heart...

Sep 01

Potential to treat pulmonary hypertension with protein in ‘good cholesterol’

Sep 01

Kidney stones may increase the risk of heart disease, stroke

A new study finds that kidney stones - a condition that affects around 1 in 10 Americans - may increase the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.

Sep 01

Heart attack victims face years of risk

Victims of heart attacks remain at a high risk of a repeat attack for four years afterwards regardless of surgery or medication, according to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress.

Aug 31

New heart drug LCZ696 will cut deaths by a fifth

Research carried out on 8,442 patients with heart failure has achieved 'remarkable' results - proving that the drug not only helps people live longer, but keeps them out of hospital.

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