Whilst a heart attack can often be sudden and unannounced, most other times, the condition develops over a period of time. You can read the warning signs and take the necessary precautions if you pay
With the stress of maintaining a professional career, heart health is truly going to the dogs.Because of this, heart attacks are common occurrences today. Here are some steps to do away with heart ail
When Indiana woman Kara Mellick made the difficult decision to donate her deceased baby's organs, she knew she would be helping another child heal. This week, three years after the death of her daugh
Smile, jerk! Because if you're a positive guy, your heart may actually stay healthier longer than if you're a Grumpy Gus.Listen up, sad sacks! A new Harvard study claims that adopting a positive outlo
A vaccine delivered in an injection or nasal spray to prevent heart attacks could be available within five years.Scientists have discovered that the drug stimulates the body's immune system to produc
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into your 40s is strongly associated with low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study."The proble
The newly bereaved are at greatly increased risk of heart attack after the death of a close loved one, US researchers say.Heart attack risk is 21 times higher within the first day and six times higher
A recent study showed that men who consume at least 300 milligrams of vitamin C, through food and supplements, slash their risk of death from heart disease by 40 percent.Here are seven proven ways t
They may be the envy of their fuller-figured friends, but slim people shouldn't feel too self satisfied.Being trim doesn't guarantee they are healthy.Researchers have found a so-called &
A Heart for Hanna: The seven-year-old, pictured with mother Humera and father Zubair, has now had a heart transplant
A seven-year-old girl has made medical history after she became the first patient
Fagilyu Mukhametzyanov pictured with her husband Fagili. The Russian woman died from shock after waking up at her own funeral
A woman died from a heart attack caused by shock after waking up to disc
New study contends that heart disease existed over 3,500 years ago.More than 831,272 Americans died of heart disease in 2006, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). It's the single bigg
Can stress hurt your heart?By Amanda GardnerThe evidence is piling up that the answer is—yes, stress is bad for your ticker.“There are studies to show that stress is comparable to other ri
Can earning a college diploma make your heart healthier? Maybe not directly, but a study finds that people who are went to college are less at risk for heart disease than other less-educated people.
A simple injection given to patients up to 12 hours after a heart attack or stroke could reduce their devastating effects by more than half, a new study claims.
A simple injection given to patients
Experts endorse chocolate for your health. Recipes and more!The day scientists prove that a bacon cheeseburger, fries, and a milkshake make a lifesaving power-meal may never come. But they did recen
Has Work Got You Burning the Midnight Oil? It Could Be Bad for Your Heart
The benefits of gainful employment are many, but working hard may have a downside: an increased risk of heart attack.A new s
Exercising or having sex just about triples a person's risk of heart attack in the hours immediately afterward, especially if the person does those activities infrequently, according to a new anal
It is the stuff of nightmares for those whose hectic work schedule or busy family life means getting up early and staying up late.
Sleeping for less than six hours a night greatly increases the ri
A shy teenager collapsed and died minutes after she and a boyfriend kissed for the first time, an inquest heard yesterday.
Keen sportswoman Jemma Benjamin, 18, shared the romantic moment with fello
Heart attack survivors should reach out to friends and family during recovery. Researchers from Ohio State University studied the effect of social isolation on mice after surviving a heart attack. S
With Donor Heart, Lungs, Kidney, and Liver, She'll Now Be Doing RoundsThe first woman in the United Kingdom to have all her major organs transplanted has now signed on to a lifetime of hospital visi
Regularly drinking tea and coffee can significantly reduce the risk of developing heart disease, one of the biggest studies of its kind suggests. According to research moderate consumption of tea or
People who don't brush their teeth twice a day have a higher risk of developing heart disease, according to research based on Scottish data.Those who do not brush their teeth as often have a 7
Being happy and naturally optimistic cuts the risk of developing heart problems, say researchers.They found that those who are enthusiastic, contented and believe the glass is half full rather than
TV is not your friend. In fact, according to a new study, it's your mortal enemy. Researchers have discovered that every hour per day spent watching television increases your chance of dying from h
ORLANDO — Her name was Lady Rai. She was a nursemaid to an Egyptian queen who lived three centuries before the reign of Pharaoh Ramses I. And she suffered from heart disease.The evidence lies