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Signatures of heart attack

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Researchers have mapped the immune response in heart attacks and identified signatures that correlate with the clinical progression.

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Home test reveals the risk of heart attack in five minutes

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Researchers have created a questionnaire test for home use that quickly identifies high risk of heart attack. A study shows that it has the same level of accuracy as blood tests and blood pressure measurements.

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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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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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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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Home test reveals the risk of heart attack in five minutes

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Swedish researchers have created a questionnaire test for home use that quickly identifies high risk of heart attack. A study shows that it has the same level of accuracy as blood tests and blood pressure measurements.

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Sugar substitute linked to increased risk of heart attack and stroke, study finds

Science Daily - Heart Disease

Researchers found higher amounts of the sugar alcohol xylitol are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke. The team confirmed the association in a large-scale patient analysis, preclinical research models and a clinical intervention study.