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Smartphone app calculates genetic risk for heart attack

Written by | 18 Mar 2022

A Scripps Research team developed a smartphone app that can calculate users’ genetic risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) — and found that users at high risk sought […]

Chest pain may extend outside the chest, often needs to be checked by a professional

Written by | 7 Nov 2021

Chest discomfort associated with a heart attack or heart event may often be felt beyond the chest, with many people reporting pain in their shoulders, arms, jaw, neck, back and […]

Can gastrointestinal bleeding after heart attack be predicted?

Written by | 13 Sep 2021

Knowing which patients are at higher risk of bleeding complications following a heart attack can help health professionals to take preventative measures. Now researchers at Karolinska have published […]

Breathing problems are the second most common symptom of heart attacks

Written by | 15 May 2021

One in four heart attack patients have atypical symptoms such as breathing difficulties, extreme exhaustion, and abdominal pain, according to a study published today in European Heart Journal – […]

Weight-loss surgery might help prevent second heart attack

Written by | 20 Nov 2020

Severely obese persons (BMI >35) who suffer a heart attack and who then undergo weight-reduction surgery appear to have a lower risk of a second heart attack, major […]

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