COVID can cause heart inflammation, abnormal heart rhythms, blood clots in the legs and lungs, stroke, and heart failure.
Up to 40% of sudden cardiac deaths in young people remain unexplained. But defibrillators and data are key to preventing them.
New research has highlighted the benefits of high-intensity interval training.
Whether CPR is performed in hospital will depend on the patient’s prospects of survival and recovery. But the doctors are also concerned about what the patient wants.
New research suggests cardiac rehab programmes may not be carried out as intended.
With all the attention focussed on combating the spread of COVID-19 it’s easy to forget the other health challenges that could affect us all.
Scientists have developed and tested a new anti-clotting drug in mice that shows promise for treating heart attacks and stroke. It may also prove useful for COVID-19.
In a well-functioning health care system, the emergency room would be able to meet the needs of all of its patients in a timely manner.
Fear of contracting coronavirus in hospital means people could be suffering in silence at home without getting the essential care they need.
A prominent paper on vaping and heart disease has been retracted.
Shovelling snow is excellent exercise that works the upper and lower body. However, it’s important to remember that digging out from a storm pushes many people to their maximal fitness capacity.
An investigation showed that five Canadian cities had lead levels in their water on par with those in Flint, Mich. during its peak period of water contamination.
Cocaine and alcohol combine to create a deadly chemical known as cocaethylene.
Societal pressures make it hard for people living in low-income areas to change their ways.
It’s time characters on TV reflected not only women’s experience of heart disease but those of men from diverse backgrounds if we want to prevent more people dying from heart disease.
Some Canadians go without heat and food to buy their medications. Others simply don’t take them because they can’t afford to. This is why we need a national pharmacare plan.
Smoking-related cardiovascular disease like heart attack and stroke results in 11,400 people being sent to hospital and 6,400 people dying in Australia each year, new research shows.
British workers put in the longest hours in the EU.
Symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including high blood pressure, usually resolve by about two months after the birth. But some health problems can develop later.
Sexism in cardiovascular research means that heart attacks are often missed in women. And that women are less likely to receive recommended therapies and rehabilitation opportunities.