Longer ambulance waits for Cumbria heart attack and stroke victims

July 15, 2017 admin 0

Changes made by the new Ambulance Response Programme will see fewer emergency calls being classified as ‘life threatening’, resulting in longer wait times for patients. […]

Low iron levels linked with increased risk of heart disease

July 11, 2017 admin 0

People with lower iron levels may be at greater risk of heart disease, a new study has found. Researchers analysing genetic data have uncovered a […]

Beta-blockers may reverse genetic changes from heart disease

July 4, 2017 admin 0

Researchers have discovered that beta-blockers – a class of drug that is widely used to treat high blood pressure and other heart conditions – can […]

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

June 28, 2017 admin 0

The study found that people who spend increasing time sitting are at an increased risk of serious health problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes or death […]

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

June 20, 2017 admin 0

Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice. Researchers at the Medical University of […]

Risk of aspirin-related bleeding is higher in the over-75s

June 18, 2017 admin 0

Proton pump inhibitors may reduce bleeding in the over-75s Aspirin is now mainly used as blood thinner “People over 75 taking daily aspirin after a […]

Scientists Stimulate Immune System to Fight Heart Disease

June 10, 2017 admin 0

new study shows that a type of natural sugar called trehalose triggers an important cellular housekeeping process in immune cells that helps treat atherosclerotic plaque. […]

Heart disease: Using THIS type of steroid could trigger an attack

June 10, 2017 admin 0

HEART disease is one of the UK’s leading killers, and new research has found that a certain type of steroid may damage the heart. Steroids: […]