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Sex after a Heart Attack: New Guidelines

The European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association has come up with a document based on a consensus between doctors on how to resume a healthy sex life after having suffered a heart attack. Many patients with implantable defibrillators worry about the device firing during sex. One study found that the percentage of patients receiving a shock during sex… Read More »

Air Pollution Linked to Hypertension, Heart Diseases: Study

Air pollution (Photo Credits: ANI) New York, June 25: People who are exposed to high pollution levels are at significantly higher risk of suffering from hypertension, metabolic syndrome and heart diseases, says a new study. Air Pollution Reduces Life Expectancy of Indians by 2.6 Years. In the study, published in Journal of Public Health, the researchers… Read More »

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »

Heart attack warning: The smelly symptom you should never ignore – are you at risk?

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency that require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart could become seriously damaged, and it could even be life-threatening. You could be at risk of a… Read More »