Cardiology

Too Much To Bear? Beloved Senzja ‘Dies Of A Broken Heart’

Sadly, it seems there’s a limit to how much heartache a polar bear can bear.<p>Szenja, a 21-year-old female, has died just weeks after her same-sex …

Wildlife

Express Scripts Shares Flop Over 11% on Likely Loss of Its Biggest Customer

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding said Anthem, its biggest customer and one that has sued the company over claims of being …

Markets

Brain hemorrhage: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

A brain hemorrhage refers to bleeding in the brain. This medical condition is also known as a brain bleed or an intracranial hemorrhage.<p>The brain is …

Medicine

Express Scripts expects to lose biggest customer after 2019

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Shares of Express Scripts Holding Co. tumbled in extended trading Monday after the prescription drug manager said its biggest customer, Anthem, doesn't plan to extend its contract when it expires 2019.<p>The St. Louis-based company said Monday that Anthem, which is the nation's …

Business

3D Printed Patch Could Help Patients Recover From Heart Attacks

A team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has created a cellular patch, which could be of great assistance to patients recovering from …

University of Minnesota

Diet and gut bacteria linked with blood clots

(Reuters Health) - Consuming too much choline, a nutrient sold in over-the-counter dietary supplements, can boost the risk for blood clots, …

Biology

Machine Gun Kelly thought he was having a heart attack at concert

Machine Gun Kelly collapsed backstage during a concert this weekend, but went back out there to finish the show.<p>“For those who saw the TMZ post, here …

Entertainment

How Minnesota researchers are helping to heal broken hearts: BTN LiveBIG

A heart attack occurs when one or more of the coronary arteries feeding oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle become blocked, cutting off the supply …

Immortality

CycleNation Ride Debuts in California on April 29; Hopefully Coming Soon To Your Area, Too

On a typical weekend, Brian May rides a bicycle down his driveway and about 2.5 miles to the Golden Gate Bridge. He pedals across the landmark into Marin County and onto his choice of trails.<p>Sometimes he climbs Mount Tamalpais. Sometimes he takes on the headwinds of the Pacific Ocean at Point Reyes …

Cycling

Can protein inhibitors control cholesterol and prevent heart attacks when statins cannot?

A new generation of cholesterol-lowering drugs are being tested for use in cardiac patients who do not respond to statins.<p>Heart disease is the …

Medicine

HEART ATTACKS HAVE DIFFERENT SYMPTOMS IN WOMEN – PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THESE 5 EARLY SIGNS!

Sue Palmer, an American woman, woke up feeling ill one day. She began vomiting and was suffering from nausea, so she thought that the problem was …

Heart Attacks

Quiz: Blood Clots - Your Body's Built-In Bandage

Health

Regular Exercise May Improve Odds Of Surviving A Heart Attack

Details<p>Pic: ReutersJust a few hours a week of moderate exercise may not prevent all heart attacks, but it could make the difference in who survives …

Exercise

Diet soda drinkers are more likely to get these horrible diseases

Guzzling as little as one diet soda a day could put people at higher risk for serious diseases, according to a troubling new study.<p>Those who drank at …

Dementia

Hot flashes at younger ages may signal higher heart risk later

Women who start having hot flashes in their 40s and early 50s had signs of poorer blood vessel health in a recent study and may be at a higher risk …

Women's Health

16-year-old devises system to save heart attack victims while on work experience

A 16-year-old teenager on work experience at Barts Hospital in London has devised an an award-winning system to save heart attack victims.<p>Ben Wald, 16, came up with the idea of surgeons inserting a 'code' into the chest of patients so that future doctors would know what happened during previous …

Recruitment

Days Recap: Eli calls 911, thinking Julie has had a heart attack

Eli finds Gabi brooding at Mandalay and gets her ice cream to cheer her. They hold hands as they go for a walk.<p>At the loft, Joey kicks Jade out. He's …

Soap Operas

British study finds commuting by bike can cut heart disease and cancer

A big British study, recently published, tracked a over a quarter of a million British commuters over five years and found significant reductions in …

Cycling

Macrophages conduct electricity, help heart to beat

Macrophages, immune cells known for their PAC-MAN-like ingestion of microbial intruders and biological waste, have a previously unrecognized role in …

Biology

Cardiac complications during delivery elevated in women with congenital heart disease vs. general population

Women with congenital heart disease had more complications during hospitalization for delivery vs. women without a heart defect, although occurrences …

Diabetes

Medical guidelines may mean millions miss out on life-saving drugs

(Reuters Health) - More than nine million people may miss out on cholesterol-lowering drugs that prevent heart attacks and strokes if doctors choose one set of medical guidelines over another, according to a new study.<p>That's because the government-backed U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) …

Medicine

Giants manager Bruce Bochy undergoes heart surgery, will miss Kansas City series

KANSAS CITY – Giants manager Bruce Bochy underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning after experiencing an atrial flutter, or abnormal heart rhythm, and …

Baseball

Diagnosing heart problems in young athletes debated

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Suffern track athlete Kamryn McIntosh talks openly about her recent diagnosis and surgery to correct an anomalous aortic origin of …

Medicine

7 Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Most Americans know that cholesterol in the body is one of the biggest contributors to heart disease and stroke. But according to new research from …

Diabetes

What Science Says About Snacking and Breakfast

FOOD<p>No Comments<p><i>Here’s what science says about snacking and breakfast.</i><p>Cutting back on salt, high fat foods and too many breads and pasta, and eating …

Breakfast

Suppression Linked to Heart Risks After Thyroid Cancer

One of the routine practices in treating patients with thyroid cancer is—after surgical removal of the thyroid, and in some cases radioactive iodine …

Cancer

How the Heart Works

Congenital (kon-JEN-i-tal) heart defects are problems with the heart's structure that are present at birth. These defects can involve:<p>The interior …

Zika Virus

Giants manager Bruce Bochy undergoes ‘minor’ heart procedure

KANSAS CITY — Giants manager Bruce Bochy was resting at his house in San Diego on Tuesday night after undergoing what the team described as a “minor ablation procedure” to repair an abnormal heart rhythm.<p>Bochy underwent the procedure in San Diego on Tuesday morning and will miss the two games in …

Oakland

Heart-healing patch has got the beat

One of the problems with heart attacks (as if there weren't enough already) is that when the heart heals afterwards, it grows scar tissue over the …

University of Minnesota

AI Beats Doctors at Predicting Heart Attacks

Self-taught computer algorithms could save thousands of lives and improve our understanding of how our bodies work.<p>Heart disease, including heart attacks and strokes, accounts for more than half a million deaths per year in the U.S. It's the leading cause of death for both men and women, and most …

Machine Learning