In the UK, somebody has a heart attack every two minutes and almost half of these are fatal.
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Heart Attack Symptoms and Signs
Findings identify those heart attack patients who are at highest risk for death.
The amount of bacteria in subgingival plaques may contribute to an individual's risk of a heart attack.
All heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), patients are not fully receiving therapies that have been proven effective by clinical trials to reduce death and further cardiac events.
Overweight and obese heart attack patients have better intermediate term survival rates than normal weight patients.
Group therapy significantly improves depression and social isolation for patients who have suffered a heart attack.
Two research teams tricked one of the body's growth factors into helping the heart repair itself after a heart attack.
In an analysis of more than 60,000 U.S. patients who arrive at emergency rooms with heart attack symptoms, three out of four patients did not receive a class of clot inhibiting drug proven in clinical trials to reduce mortality.