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News tag: heart attack


High-salt diets may help against skin infections

5 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Contrary to traditional recommendations, high-salt diets may deflect infection as sodium accumulation in skin fight viruses, new research found. Scientists at Vanderbilt University in Germany conducted a study whose results go against traditional recommendations to avoid high-salt diet. In their study, researchers claim high-salt diet acts as a defender against…


Red wine and chocolate may reduce muscle regeneration

26 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
The famous ingredient found in chocolate and red wine credited with protecting against heart disease, may in fact hinder the process of regeneration and repair in muscles when used in high doses, new research claims. Resveratrol, sold in supplements, and rich in antioxidant effects has an ability to stave off…


Burst of anger precipitates risk of heart attack

24 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
People having problems with their temper could benefit from taking aspirin or beta-blockers, as a temper fit raises the risk of a heart attack almost ten times, researchers suggested. Researchers at the University of Sydney found there is a two hour window following a burst of anger when the chance…


Stress prolongs recovery after heart attack for women

10 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Following a heart attack, women have a harder time recovering compared to men, a new study reveals. Researchers from Yale University unveiled that the stress following the attack only extends the recovery process of more than 33,000 women who had a heart attack. The findings were published in journal Circulation.…


Daily glass of wine reduces heart failure risk

20 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Having a small glass of wine a day benefits your health, preventing heart failure, a new study suggests. According to the study, middle-age men who drink up to seven drinks a week have a 20 percent lower risk of developing heart failure later in life compared to those who do…


Aspirin, painkiller and preventer of strokes, may help against dementia

5 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Aspirin, the trusty painkiller that later became a reliable medicine against heart attacks and strokes, may extend its role to fight against dementia. The U.S. National Institute of Health commissioned an Australian university to study whether aspirin provides any significant benefits when used to prevent dementia. As one of the…


Sex life after heart attack discussed too little by doctors

18 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Following a heart attack, most people get no advice from their doctors regarding how safe it is to have sex, concludes a survey of patients under age 55. One in eight women and one in five men admitted they received advice on resuming sexual activity within the month following a…


Heart attack preventable with shirt-attached device

2 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
While internet-enabled devices such as smart watches or driver-less cars catch the attention of tech-savvy users, the internet of things is making inroads into transforming healthcare and saving lives, says Dr. Hugh Bradlow, chief scientist at Telstra. With the availability of wireless technology and the rapid changes it brought into…


Giving oxygen after heart attack may worsen the condition

20 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Giving oxygen to patients suffering a heart attack could actually worsen the situation and precipitate additional heart attacks, new research suggests. The study conducted in Virginia could alter standard procedures on ambulance services across Australia and across the world, potentially. The study followed more than 400 patients that were treated…


Women ignore coronary symptoms more than men

29 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
On the assumption that coronary disease is a “man’s disease”, women are less likely to seek medical care when heart symptoms strike, a new research found. "The main danger is that when someone comes to the hospital with a more severe or advanced stage of heart disease, there are simply…