Jul 31

Minimally invasive procedure designed to treat birth defect “a hole in the heart”

Jul 31

Heart disease risk factors increase with urbanicity in Uganda

Urban dwellers tend to have higher risk for cardiovascular diseases than people living in more rural locations.

Jul 31

Researchers discover new protein structure that could help treat Alzheimer’s, related diseases

Jul 31

Man who died after smoking 'herbal ecstasy' is named as Barry Wotherspoon

The 44-year-old from Newton Heath suffered a heart attack moments after smoking ‘Eclipse’, a herbal incense

Jul 30

The hidden risk of IVF: The drugs can give you a heart attack

Lee Cowden, a music therapist from Walton-on-Thames, suffered a heart attack that left a hole on her heart after undergoing rounds of IVF treatment before giving birth to daughter Molly (inset).

Jul 30

Heart attack on a plate? The truth about saturated fat

After decades of health warnings, the idea that steak, cheese and lard are bad for your heart is melting away. The truth is more complex – and delicious (full text available to subscribers)

Jul 30

Ambulance trust missing target times for heart attack and stroke patients

Heart attack and stroke patients are still waiting longer than they should for an ambulance, and paramedics are leaving the service due to poor morale.

Jul 30

Man dies after smoking 'legal high' in Northern Quarter

The 44-year-old suffered a heart attack just moments after smoking the product, called ‘Eclipse’, in Manchester's Northern Quarter

Jul 30

Survey of ready-to-eat salads exposes high salt content

Despite a large reduction in average salt content over the past decade, many food stores and restaurants in the UK are still loading their salads with unhealthy quantities of salt.

Jul 30

Mother died after suffering a heart attack while she was giving birth

THE birth of a child should be an overwhelmingly joyful occasion

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