heart attack


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Sometimes people can have a heart attack without any chest pain," says Leslie Cho, MD, Section Head of Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation and Director of Cleveland Clinic's Women's Cardiovascular Center.
ISLAMABAD -- Researchers have found that heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed.
HEART attacks killed more than 150 people in Kirklees "prematurely", figures reveal.
The best time to treat a heart attack is within one to two hours of the first onset of symptoms.
The researchers also observed small but statistically significant increases in the chance that a heart attack occurred within six hours after exposure to traffic.
She and her colleagues studied 2,166 heart attack patients.
We recorded the number of heart attacks that occurred in the city for the eighteen months before and after the introduction of the ban," explains Mori Krantz, director of the Prevention Department of the Colorado Prevention Center in Denver, "and found a post-introduction fall of around twenty-seven percent.
Studies find that aspirin taken during a heart attack reduces the risk of death by 23 percent.
Jenkins' heart attack was caused by five blocked arteries, which required her to have quintuple bypass surgery.
The risk of dying from a heart attack in the Italian study began to drop within the first three months of taking the fish oil," notes Harris.
Controls were matched to women who had had a heart attack by five-year age-group and area of residence, and they were asked to respond to the questionnaire with reference to a specific year between 1990 and 1995.
A heart attack is a frightening event--you probably don't want to think about it.
Quick response to the symptoms of a heart attack and early emergency treatment can make the difference between someone with a history of a heart attack and someone with a history of an obituary.
When Russian skater Sergei Grinkov died of a heart attack last fall, everyone was shocked.