Latest Cardiovascular diseases Stories
A heart attack doesn't just damage heart muscle tissue by cutting off its blood supply, it also sets off an inflammatory cascade that worsens underlying atherosclerosis, actively increasing the risk for a future heart attack.
Taxpayers could save millions of dollars if hospitals and provincial governments harmonized their prescription drug plans.
Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center recently discovered that moderate coffee drinkers have an 11 percent lower risk of having heart failure.
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs appear to be associated with reduced risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in men and women, but do not appear to be associated with reduced all-cause mortality or stroke in women.
According to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, exposure to traffic noise could lead to a higher risk of having a heart attack.
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