Tag Archives: Heart

Porch pirate steals medicine from heart transplant recipient’s door-step: report – Fox News

A Washington state man who received a heart transplant last year said surveillance cameras captured the moment a stranger stole life-saving medication from his doorstep last week. ‘PORCH PIRATES’ RETURN STOLEN WRESTLING BELTS TO BOY WITH AUTISM AHEAD OF BRAIN SURGERY Ron Kraft, of Pierce County, said he needs to take medication every 12 hours… Read More »

High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied to heart problems later

(Reuters Health) – People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adults, a new analysis suggests. FILE PHOTO: A man has his blood pressure checked at the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia, U.S., July 22, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua… Read More »

These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart

Doctors often recommend certain dietary interventions — such as following a Mediterranean-type diet or cutting salt intake — in the interest of protecting heart health. On top of this, many individuals believe that dietary supplements will help them stay healthy. Can supplements and dietary interventions protect the heart? Not according to a new meta-analysis. Common… Read More »

High blood pressure during pregnancy tied to heart problems decades later

Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy may be more likely than those who don’t to have heart attacks or strokes decades later, a Norwegian study suggests. Compared to women with normal blood pressure during every pregnancy, women who developed hypertensive disorders, or high blood pressure, during one or more pregnancies were 57% more… Read More »

Winning campaign was all heart

News Corp’s campaign to stop Australia’s biggest killer has won a major media campaign award after it resulted in a new Medicare rebate for a Heart Health Check. In partnership with the Heart Foundation News Corp earlier this year campaigned for and won a series of major government policy changes to help end the devastating… Read More »