heart attack

‘Significant advance’ made in heart attack repair procedure

Researchers from the University of Alabama have made a significant advancement in repairing damaged heart cells after a heart attack,…

New blood test detects myocardial infarction ‘within 15 minutes’

A new type of blood test can determine if a person has had a heart attack in less than 20…

New scanning method detects heart problems before symptoms appear

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new imaging method to provide an early warning of coronary artery…

Older aspirin users are three times more likely to experience ‘fatal bleeds’

Older people who take aspirin following stroke or heart attack are at risk of major bleeds, according to a new…

marathon

Marathons and heart risk: why more runners should take an aspirin on race day

Marathons are more popular than ever around the world. This weekend 53,000 runners are registered to compete in the London…

alcohol

Moderate drinking is good for the heart. Why won’t public health admit it?

A new study in the British Medical Journal has found that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart attack,…

Donald Trump

What I’d say to Donald Trump if I were his doctor

In case you’ve just returned from a nearby planet, there’s been some mention in the news recently of the newly…

heart attack risk

New blood test may lead to better predictions of heart attack risk

A compound produced in the gut is a reliable indicator of major heart problems in patients arriving at A&E, according…

hypochondria

Why it’s no surprise that hypochondriacs get more heart disease

Hypochondriacs are more likely to develop heart disease, according to research at the University of Bergen in Norway. The ‘worried…

Why the new ibuprofen might not be the ‘game changer’ it’s being made out to be

A new formulation of ibuprofen may allow people to take higher doses without experiencing the cardiovascular side effects associated with…