The increased risks of heart attack and stroke after COVID shown in a recent study, could drive a new pandemic of heart disease over coming years.
Biomedical studies have traditionally used male animals and men as research subjects. That is a problem for everyone because for many diseases, there are sex differences in how they affect people.
Melatonin may play a role in protecting people who have had a heart attack, but the evidence is still unclear.
Psychological factors are under-recognised as risk factors for heart attack. But research shows the more stress someone is under, the greater their risk of heart disease and death.
One in seven women aged 45 to 74 years are at high risk of a heart attack in the next five years. But there are some things you can do today to reduce your risk of heart disease.
By altering the body’s internal clock, ‘springing forward’ may contribute to an increase in heart attacks and strokes.
Shane Warne’s untimely death from a suspected heart attack has prompted some people to consider their own heart health and what improvements they can make.
It’s a love song cliché and a Hollywood staple, but your heart really might race or skip a beat when you feel love and attraction.
Heart failure patients who took this drug were 22% less likely to die from heart-related causes.
A new study shows that the more physically active a person, the more calcium build-up they have in their coronary arteries.
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.