References in periodicals archive ?
And second heart attack symptoms may differ from those you felt the first time.
While severe coronary artery disease can be inherited, the presence of heart attacks in people with less severe coronary disease was not clustered in families, the findings showed.
The number of heart attacks treated in UK hospitals rose by 13,000 last year, and the charity says that could be due to better diagnosis and recording.
The best time to treat a heart attack is within one to two hours of the first onset of symptoms.
In the German study of patients who had a heart attack, researchers found the patients to be more than three times as likely to have been in traffic within an hour of the onset of their heart attack.
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back.
The biological events linking emotional stress and heart attack are poorly understood.
A study reported at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2005 Conference in Dallas last November suggests that the city's ban on smoking in all public buildings helped reduce the local heart attack rate by 27% over a year and a half.
Women with diabetes are three to seven times more likely to develop heart disease and have a heart attack, and are at much greater risk of having a stroke than women without diabetes.
So far, however, no one in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, or Dallas has noticed a 40 percent drop in heart attacks.
Each year, approximately 1 million Americans have a heart attack, which accounts for 41% of all deaths in the United States.
Studies show that eating fish, especially higher-fat fish, at least twice a week cuts the risk of dying from a heart attack by a quarter to a half, even in people who don't already have heart disease," says William Harris of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.