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Unnecessary use of beta-blockers after a heart attack?

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Half of all patients discharged from hospital after a heart attack are treated with beta-blockers unnecessarily, new study suggests.

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Microplastics linked to heart attack, stroke: Study

Becker's Hospital Review - Cardiology

We all have microplastics in our bodies , but if they show up in carotid artery tissues, patients are nearly two times as likely to experience a stroke, heart attack or related death, according to a study published March 7 in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Chelation Therapy Does Not Improve Outcomes after Heart Attack

DAIC

The TACT2 study was designed to replicate the results of a previous trial, TACT , which reported in 2012 that chelation reduced subsequent cardiovascular events after a heart attack. and Canadian patients with diabetes and a history of heart attack,” said Gervasio A. and Canada.

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Cannabis use linked to increase in heart attack and stroke risk

American Heart News - Heart News

found that using cannabis has a significant association with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, independent of tobacco use, with higher odds among the adults. Research Highlights: An analysis of survey data for 430,000 adults in the U.S.

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Need High Awareness of Symptoms of Heart Attack

All About Cardiovascular System and Disorders

High degree of awareness of heart attack symptoms in the community will go a long way in seeking early treatment. For life threatening diseases like heart attack, early recognition of symptoms and prompt reporting to the emergency department is highly desirable.

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Coronary artery calcium score predictive of heart attacks, strokes

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Coronary artery calcium scoring with CT can identify symptomatic patients with a very low risk of heart attacks or strokes. Researchers said the findings may one day help some patients with stable chest pain avoid invasive coronary angiography.

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A standard blood test can predict a heart attack

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Using the results of a standard blood test and an online tool, you can find out if you are at increased risk of having a heart attack within six months.