Tag Archives: Heart

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Minneapolis ME officially rules George Floyd’s death as ‘homicide’ and heart attack

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner in Minneapolis has determined that George Floyd’s manner of death was “homicide” but that he also had a heart attack and an opioid in his system. READ MORE: George Floyd’s independent autopsy determines death was a ‘homicide’ The official cause of death is stated as a “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law… Read More »

Heart attack warning: Experiencing this as a child may signal your risk in later life

Heart attacks are mostly caused by heart disease, a process whereby your coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build-up of fatty deposits called atheroma. As the British Heart Foundation (BHF) explains, if a piece of atheroma breaks off, a blood clot forms around this to try and repair the damage to the artery wall.… Read More »

Sitting More Might Lead to Heart Diseases in Older Women, Suggests Study

Fat (Photo Credits: ANI) Texas, February 18: Sitting for longer durations might lead to higher risks of heart diseases for overweight or obese women post their menopause, suggests a new study. The study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. In this observational study, researchers measured the sitting habits of older women… Read More »

Pot Use Appears to Change Structure of Your Heart: Study

The findings were published Dec. 18 in JACC Cardiovascular Imaging. McLaughlin characterized the study as “hypothesis-generating,” rather than a solid result. “It’s not a definitive answer by any means, but it gives us reason to investigate the effect of marijuana on heart structure,” she said. Because the study was observational, it’s hard to know whether… Read More »