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Previous studies have found that there may be gender differences in heart attack symptoms; however, a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that too much emphasis may be being placed on these gender differences, The New York Times’ Well blog reports. The study examined 2475 patients...
An article in the Los Angeles Times reports that a 57 year long study of 1.8 million people found that “controlling high blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose could halve the number of heart attacks attributable to being overweight or obese and pare the number of strokes linked to excess...
The FDA warns that two chemicals used in cardiovascular stress tests may cause heart attacks. An article in Time explains that the FDA is advising doctors to have resuscitation equipment available when these tests are administered to patients. The chemicals, Lexiscan and Adenoscan, stress the heart and...