Jul 9, 2014 — Researchers found that the number of cardiac emergencies around Munich more than doubled on days when Germany was playing in the 2006 World Cup compared with days when the team was idle.
Jan 30, 2014 — Men who take testosterone supplements double their risk of heart attacks, a study finds. That was true for men over 65 and for younger men with heart disease. Testosterone supplements have become increasingly popular as a way to counter flagging libido.
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.