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Latest Takotsubo cardiomyopathy Stories

2013-03-11 10:33:59

Even though a newly recognized cardiomyopathy, which mainly impacts women, is typically treatable, Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy can also be deadly when compounded by other co-morbidities, such as heart failure.

Broken Heart Syndrome More Common In Women Than Men
2011-11-17 13:23:03

Researchers have found that women are about seven to nine times more likely to suffer from "broken heart syndrome" during sudden or prolonged stress.

2011-07-20 07:02:36

Stress cardiomyopathy (a transient form of acute heart failure triggered by stressful events) appears to have clinical characteristics that are broader than reported previously, including younger patients, men, and patients without an identifiable stressful trigger, according to this study.

2011-07-20 02:11:21

Stress cardiomyopathy (a transient form of acute heart failure triggered by stressful events) appears to have clinical characteristics that are broader than reported previously, including younger patients, men, and patients without an identifiable stressful trigger.

2010-04-08 14:10:00

Tako-Tsubo syndrome, or stress-induced cardiomyopathy, is a rare disease which at first used to be confused with the far more common (and dangerous) cardiac infarction.

2009-03-26 14:42:26

"Broken heart syndrome" is still a mystery to many in the medical community, but new data from researchers at The Miriam Hospital may shed some light on the clinical characteristics and outcomes of this relatively rare, life-threatening condition.

2008-09-22 12:00:12

By CLAIRE HARRISON A YOUNG Lisburn mother spoke of her shock today after she was diagnosed with a serious heart condition which is the biggest cause of sudden death in under 35s. Laura Turner had her second child in 2005 and put increasing tiredness and lethargy down to the strains of motherhood.


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