Heart Attack

UK Heart Disease Death Rates Have Dropped By 40% In Past Decade

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Death rates from cardiovascular disease in the UK have dropped by more than 40% over a decade, according to a new health report. Cardiovascular dis...

Heart Attacks 'Kill 200 People Aged Under 65 Per Week'

PA | By John von Radowitz, Press Association Science Correspondent | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Heart attacks cut short the lives of nearly 200 Britons younger than 65 each week, a charity has revealed.Figures from the British Heart Foundation (B...

Vet Saves Woman From Heart Attack As She Watches Her Dog Be Put Down

SWNS | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A vet saved the life of a woman who suffered a heart attack using animal first aid - after she collapsed in his surgery when he put down her dog. M...

This Loveable Labrador Saved His Owner's Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dog really is (wo)man's best friend. And this pretty much proves it. A beauty therapist's life was saved by her pet Labrador after she went into ca...

This Test Can Tell You When You're Going To Have A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Wrinkles and the odd grey hair often give away our biological age, but now there may be a new way to detect a person's "heart age." The NHS have la...

Getting Angry Really Can Give You A Heart Attack, Study Finds

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We're used to seeing someone have a heart attack after getting angry in soap operas, but new research shows it can also happen in real life. Gettin...

The Science of Mending Broken Hearts

Simon Gillespie | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Gillespie

Heart failure isn't as well-known as its major cause - heart attack, which can permanently damage the heart affecting its ability to function. But heart failure's lack of awareness is not reflective of its impact.

This Simple £5 Blood Test Could 'Save Many More Women's Lives'

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A £5 blood test could enable doctors to spot twice as many heart attacks in women, according to a new health study. The British Heath Foundation (...

Could Work Stress Give You a Heart Attack?

Marina Gask | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Gask

If you work 24.7 and never switch off your mobile, or you're a busy exec who's always on call or in a different time zone, and you're unfit and overweight, you're a prime candidate for stress-related heart issues as your arteries are likely to be clogged.

The Fight Against Diabetes and Heart Disease Must Be Fought on Many Fronts

Simon Gillespie | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Gillespie

Around 3.2million people have Type 2 diabetes and there are 11.5million at high risk of it. Over seven million people across the UK are living with the burden of cardiovascular disease - and every day more than 100 people will have their lives cut short by heart disease and stroke.

Why I'm Not Dying to See My Father Again Anytime Soon

Paul Marshall | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

You find yourself wondering whether the same fate will befall you. This is completely illogical as you've displayed no recent symptoms of anything untoward happening. All the same, you simply can't help yourself.

Could This Make Eating Red Meat Healthier?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating red meat has long been linked to health problems, including blocked arteries, heart attack and stroke, but new research could allow people to "...

World's First Ambulance Drone Could Save Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

Delft University of Technology graduate Alec Momont has created an ambulance drone which can deliver life-saving equipment in mere minutes. The dr...

This New Health Campaign Could Save 5,000 Lives Each Year

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Startling statistic alert: 22,000 people die each year, in their home, following a heart attack. Statistics from the British Heart Foundation (BHF)...

This Suggests Heart Patient Care Isn't Up To Scratch

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A high number of heart attack patients are missing out on "vitally important" and potentially life-saving aspects of care, a new health study has show...

This Is Why You Should Get To Know Your Neighbours

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Neighbours aren't just handy for watering your plants while you're on holiday, they could also improve your health. New research suggests people w...

Could You Be Eligible For Cholesterol-Reducing Statins?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Two in every five adults in England could be offered statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes after health officials lowered the threshold for eli...

Could This See Heart Attacks Decrease?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A single injection that slashes heart attack risk by up to 90% could be available within 10 years, say scientists. The jab, that only has to be adm...

How A Daily 'Tomato Pill' Could Greatly Improve Your Health

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 'tomato pill' a day, could keep heart disease at bay. According to a recent study, a daily supplement of Ateronon, which contains seven milligra...

Would You Know If You Had A Mini-Stroke?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The mini-strokes most people tend to dismiss thinking it's just a "funny turn" are putting their health and even lives at risk, a charity has warned. ...

Painkillers Linked To Irregular Heart Rhythm

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some painkillers could be the cause of an increased risk of irregular heart rhythm, according to new research. Although effective for pain relief, ...

How Watermelon Can Reduce High Blood Pressure

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating watermelon could reduce high blood pressure and prevent heart attack among obese adults, a recent study has shown. Although many would assoc...

Increased Health Risks For High Blood Pressure Patients Who Fail To Take Medication

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One in four people with high blood pressure are not taking their medication correctly, putting them at increased risk of heart attack of stroke, new r...

Heart Attack Prevention: Wearable Blood Monitor To Warn Patients When They Are In Danger

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heart attacks could be predicted and prevented days in advance, using a wearable blood monitor, almost serving as a heart attack "alarm" device, new r...

What Time Of Day Are Strokes And Heart Attacks Most Likely To Take Place?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Why is the most common time for people to suffer from a heart attack or stroke 6.30am? Researchers delved into this and discovered that it's all d...