Heart Attack

Could E-Cigarettes Containing Nicotine Increase Your Risk Of Heart Attack?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

E-cigarettes have long proven divisive. While Public Health England (PHE) suggests they are roughly 95% less harmful than tobacco, a number of smaller...

Does Your Heart Age Reflect Your Real Age? Take This Test To Find Out

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Around one in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age that’s 10 years older, increasing their risk of a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke. That’s a...

A 'Milestone' Drug Has Been Found To Halve Cancer Deaths And Reduce Heart Attack Risks

PA | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK Tech

Anti-inflammatory injections could be the biggest breakthrough in the treatment of heart attacks since the introduction of statins say a team of US re...

Scientists Could Tell Your Body To Repair Itself After A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have found a potentially “groundbreaking” way to trigger damaged heart cells into healing themselves, instead of just developing life-...

This Newly Discovered Symptom Is A Sure Sign A Heart Attack Could Be Imminent

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Tech

A team of scientists and medical experts at Michigan State University have discovered a symptom that if found could be a sure sign that a heart attack...

'Fat But Fit' Is A Myth, New Research Suggests

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The concept of being “fit but fat” is a myth, researchers have said. The comments come after a new study found that even if people have healthy bl...

Health MOT Could Help Prevent 'Silent Killer' Conditions Such As Heart Disease And Stroke

Press Association | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People could be given a health MOT in plans to cut early deaths and prevent heart disease, it is reported. Seven million people are said to be unaware...

Is This A Cure For Ageing? Researchers Have Found A Way To Make Old Cells Younger

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Tech

Having the ability to reverse ageing seems more like a miracle than a medical possibility, but now a team of scientists claim to have been able to “...

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

After learning that travelling on the London underground exposes commuters to high levels of toxic air particles, no one could blame you for wanting t...

Cholesterol-Lowering Vaccine Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine that prevents heart attacks could be on the cards after promising early research showing how the immune system can be directed to lower chol...

'Broken Heart Syndrome’ Can Cause Long-Lasting Damage To Health, Study Reveals

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

”Broken heart syndrome” - which can be triggered by severe emotional distress, such as the death of a loved one - may leave longer lasting damage ...

A Drone Could Save Your Life In The Time Before Paramedics Arrive

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Tech

Drones are being trialled in Sweden as a way to get emergency medical care to patients who have suffered a cardiac arrest, in the precious window of t...

Daily Aspirin Linked To More Than 3,000 Deaths Per Year, Scientists Warn

PA | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Taking a daily low dose aspirin to prevent blood clots can be disabling or even lethal for people aged 75 and over with a history of heart attacks or ...

How Med-Tech Innovators Can Revolutionise Our Healthcare System

Steve Parker | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Tech
Steve Parker

The device is now being trialled at four major hospitals across the UK and is generating significant interest from the healthcare industry. The reason for our success is that we have created a device that will directly reduce a strain on the healthcare system, both physically and financially.

A Simple Blood Test Could Predict The Chances Of Surviving After An Operation

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Tech

Something as simple as a blood test could help predict a patient’s chances of surviving after surgery, a study has suggested. By looking at the leve...

How Getting Married Could 'Protect Your Health'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Getting married could be good for your health, a new study suggests. Experts have found that people living with any of the three biggest risk factors ...

The Very Real Effects Air Pollution Has On Your Health

Phillip Othen | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The World Health Organisation reports that each year 3.7 million people die prematurely from the effects of outdoor air pollution. 80% of air pollutio...

Some Heart Attack Patients May Not Actually Benefit From Beta-Blockers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Tech

Current medical guidelines in the UK mean that if you have a heart attack, you will automatically be prescribed beta-blocker drugs on the NHS. Howeve...

Being Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure Before 55 Increases Your Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Tech

It is no secret that having high blood pressure at any age is linked to an increased risk of heart problems later in life. But now new evidence has co...

Taking Ibuprofen For One Week Could 'Increase Heart Attack Risk'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Routinely taking common painkillers, including ibuprofen, could put people at a heightened risk of heart attack, new research has found. Experts have ...

If You Don't Have This Blood Type You May Be At Increased Risk Of A Heart Attack Or Stroke

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Just over half of the people in the UK may be at an increased risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke due to their blood type, according to a new s...

Saturated Fats 'Do Not Clog Arteries And Cause Heart Disease', Cardiologists Claim

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The idea that saturated fats clog up arteries and therefore causes heart disease is “plain wrong”, experts have claimed. Writing in the British Jo...

Teen Creates Life-Saving Code For Heart Attack Victims While On Work Experience

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager on work experience has created an award-winning code that could save the lives of heart attack victims. Ben Wald, 16, devised a system to ...

The Majority Of Heart Attacks Occur In People With Normal Cholesterol

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Tech

For most of us maintaining our heart health is pretty high up on the agenda, but it seems longstanding medical advice could actually not be looking at...

Pass The Wine! Scientists Say Moderate Drinking Can Cut Risk Of Heart Problems

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you enjoy a tipple every now and then, and stick to well within the guidelines, you could be reducing your risk of heart problems. That’s accordi...