Oct 24

Winter flu jab may also prevent heart disease

A HEART disease vaccine is a step closer after scientists discovered how the winter flu jab can protect against the killer condition.

Oct 24

Shutting off blood supply to an extremity to protect the heart

In a study just published in the International Journal of Cardiology, researchers from the K.G.

Oct 24

Research suggests team-based care is most effective way to control hypertension

Oct 24

National University study looks at chronic disease – psychiatric distress link

Oct 24

Map illustrates reductions in heart disease mortality in most US Southern counties

A new interactive map documents the geographic inequalities in declining heart disease death rates in the South - a region with high heart disease mortality rates.

Oct 24

Former Bangladeshi Islamist leader jailed for war crimes dies in prison

Ghulam Azam, 91, sentenced to 90 years for atrocities during 1971 Bangladesh war of independence, dies of heart attack A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital. Ghulam Azam, 91, died late on Thursday after life support was removed at the ...

Oct 24

Devoted partner takes a giant leap for care centre

THE devoted partner of a woman left wheelchair-bound and unresponsive after a devastating heart attack took to the skies to help the home that cares for her.

Oct 23

CardioKinetix Initiates Study in China of First-of-Its-Kind Parachute Device for Treatment of Heart Failure

CardioKinetix Inc., a medical device company pioneering a catheter-based treatment for heart failure, today announced the enrollment of the first patients in PARACHUTE China, a mul

Oct 23

Trans fat intake in America has decreased, but not enough

New research suggests that although intake of trans fats has decreased over the past 30 years, Americans still have unhealthy levels of it in their diets.

Oct 23

Study finds heart attacks do not have as strong of a genetic link as previously suspected

Heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed, according to a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute...

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