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Heart attacks rise after clocks go forward: study

Turning the clocks forward an hour in the spring for daylight saving time is followed by a spike in heart attacks on the Monday afterward, said a US study on Saturday. But when the clocks fall back and people gain an hour of sleep, there is a drop in……

Intense heart attack pain could actually help patients, researchers say

Scientists say that when morphine is used to relieve pain it blocks the healing work of stem cells The intense pain of a heart attack could actually help patients, researchers have discovered. They have found that during an attack – when a blood clot blocks an artery that is serving…

Blood test could predict heart attacks: U.S. study

US researchers have found oddly-shaped blood cells in heart attack patients, indicating that a blood test could help predict whether a patient is at risk of an imminent cardiac emergency. The study by the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) found that the endothelial blood cells from heart attack patients are…

Heart attack with no chest pain more likely in women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women, especially younger women, are more likely than men to show up at the hospital with no chest pain or discomfort after having a heart attack, a new study suggests. Those symptoms, or lack of symptoms, can result in delayed medical care and differences in…

Diet soda tied to heart attack, stroke risks: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but a new study suggests that people who drink it every day have a heightened risk of heart attack and stroke. The study, which followed almost 2,600 older adults for a decade, found that those who drank diet soda…

Owning car, TV linked to heart attacks: study

PARIS — Car owners with a television are 27 percent more likely to suffer heart attacks than people who have neither, according to a global study on physical exercise and heart disease published Wednesday. More broadly, the study — covering more than 29,000 people in 52 countries — showed that…

I’m Completely Sympathetic To Your Stupid Whiny Baby Shit

In case you hadn’t heard, diabetes drug Avandia is coming under fire for maybe causing heart attacks, maybe. About 83,000, by the government’s estimate. It’s kind of a big deal, if you think 83,000 people having heart attacks they shouldn’t have had matters. Of course, giant slalom is on, so…

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