Heart Attacks

New Heart Attack Diagnosis Test Could Cut A&E Waiting Times

PA for HuffPost UK | By PA Reporters | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A new blood test that speeds up the diagnosis of heart attacks could save the NHS millions of pounds every year, research suggests.The new test is muc...

Heart Failure Could Be Treated With An Injectable Gel

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Tech

Open-heart surgery to treat heart failure could be a thing of the past, as scientists create injectable gels to treat the condition. A team at the Un...

Almost Half Of Heart Attacks Happen Without People Knowing

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Almost half of all heart attacks may be invisible yet still very dangerous to health, new research has suggested. Like heart attacks that cause chest ...

Mums Who Give Birth After 40 'Increase Risk Of Heart Attack And Strokes'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Parents

Women who have children when they're aged 40 or older are more likely to have a heart attack or a stroke in later life than women who have children at...

George Osborne Plans Another £25billion in Cuts, and Wants to Take Around Half of It From Welfare

Lisa Egan | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Politics
Lisa Egan

So I'd like to introduce Mr Osborne to few people: Shaun Pilkington shot himself after his Employment and Support Allowance was stopped. Tim Salter ...

Dick Cheney Feared A Literal Heart Attack (By Hackers)

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Tech

Watching Channel 4's terrorist drama, 'Homeland', can be a pretty tense experience at the best of times. So spare a thought for poor old Dick Chene...

Five Superfoods That Will Change Your Life

Realbuzz.com | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From foods that can help reduce the effects of depression to age-reversing fruit, Realbuzz have five suggestions that should make it on your next supe...

Teenager Dies While Playing By Xbox Game

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech

A 16-year-old boy keeled over and died while playing Xbox after the excitement triggered a fatal heart attack. Jake Gallagher had an undiagnosed he...

Alzheimer's Drugs Could Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack

PA | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Some Alzheimer's drugs could reduce the risk of heart attacks and death, according to research. Scientists in Sweden studied over 7,000 people with...

Scientists Find 'Heartbreak Gene'

PA | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A "heartbreak" gene that stops the heart recovering from injury has been identified by scientists. Experts believe regulating the Meis1 gene could ...

Strawberries May Protect Women From Heart Attacks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Strawberries may be synonymous with summer, but eaten all year round they can prevent heart attacks, a study suggests. Scientists found that three ...

Dragon's Den Star Rushed To Hospital After Heart Attack Scare

PA | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

TV entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne is recovering after being rushed to hospital with a suspected heart attack. The 63-year-old Dragons' Den star was ...

Many Questions Still Unanswered in the Polypill Debate

Professor Peter Weissberg | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Peter Weissberg

Anyone reading the papers this week might have come away with the impression that all over 50s should be hot-footing it down to their local pharmacy and demanding a polypill. So why, you might be wondering, are we not adopting this 'one size fits all' approach straight away?

Heart Attack Symptoms You’re Likely To Ignore

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Although conventional wisdom has it that when a heart attack strikes, it delivers an immediate, crushing pain to the chest – warning signs actually ...

Heart Attack Deaths On The Decline

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent study by leading health experts, the number of people dying from heart attacks has halved in just under a decade. Researcher...