Sep 1, 2013 — Preventive treatment of partially blocked arteries in patients suffering a particular kind of severe heart attack reduces future heart attacks, cardiac deaths and cases of recurrent chest pain by about two-thirds.
Jul 5, 2013 — Millions of people take aspirin to avoid heart attacks and strokes, but it doesn't work for everyone. Researchers say they've found a group of genes that could be used to identify people who aren't helped by aspirin. The question is whether there are other remedies that would help.
Jun 20, 2013 — The fear and anxiety of post-traumatic stress disorder can be caused by medical crises like a stroke or heart attack, researchers say. They think that's partly due to the life-threatening medical emergency, and partly due to the chaos of the American health care system.
Aug 21, 2012 — In a poetic post, she also urges other women not to ignore the symptoms as she did for a day. Doctors found that an artery was 99 percent blocked and installed a stent.
Apr 5, 2012 — Risk of death by heart attack or suicide is greatest in the first week after getting a diagnosis, according to a study in Sweden. Researchers say more support from health care providers could reduce that risk.