Tag: heart attack risk

Innovation, Research

Heart attack death risk can double during heat waves and high pollution, study finds: ‘A perfect storm’

July 26, 2023

Via: Fox News

Certain groups of people may have twice the risk of dying from a heart attack during heat waves and high levels of fine particulate pollution, according to a new study published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association […]

Innovation, Research

One-off genetic test to predict heart attack risk in childhood

October 10, 2018


The team included researchers from the UK’s University of Leicester, the University of Cambridge and Australia’s Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. UK Biobank genomic data from 500,000 people, including more than 22,000 coronary heart disease patients, aged between 40-69 years […]


A hidden culprit? Flu may heighten heart attack risk

January 25, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Could something as seemingly innocuous as the seasonal flu increase the possibility of a heart attack for people at risk of heart disease? New research suggests that may indeed be the case. The flu could be particularly harmful to those […]