Tags Heart attack

Tag: heart attack

Sleep disturbances vs. health: mourning behind the onset of disease

Sleep disturbances have a major negative impact on the immune systems of people who recently lost a wife, a recent study from Northwestern Medicine...

Cholesterol and CVD risk: beyond quality and density, time to look at typology and number

Cholesterol is a steroid precursor used by the body to keep cells functioning properly and make hormones. But when low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels...

Psychological stress and cardiovascular health: clinicians’ awareness for best management

We all have stress in our lives--whether it's due to work pressures, financial troubles, relationship issues, illness or even natural disasters or health crises...

Atrial fibrillation: upgraded guidelines for an healthy lifestyle beyond medications

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an abnormal heart rhythm that affects at least 2.7 million people in the United States and is increasing as the...

Atherosclerosis: before chowing arteries, the risk starts “chewing your gums”

According to the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), 7.8 million adults have had a stroke once in their lives, and this makes...

No one is “immune” from guilt: infamous cholesterol relinquishing deponent to famous triglycerides?

Bacterial and viral infections are not the only causes of inflammation of body tissue. It has been known for some time that certain fat...

Flutter first, deprive then: searching out at the “heart” of the (t)issue

A new study by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine unveils the molecular changes that underlie the devastating rhythm disorder. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is...

The good, the ugly and the bad: the three faces of the same “coinesterol”

The amount of remnant particle cholesterol in the blood, the so-called ugly cholesterol, is much higher than previously believed. This is shown in new...

Heart MIRs in outer space: the answer stems from the marrow

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers now report that exosomes are key to the SOS signal that the heart muscle sends out after a...

Statins: they are over-prescribed and prevention goes revised

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still the leading cause of death worldwide: in 2015 they were responsible for 40% of all deaths. In the last...

Most Read