Can gastrointestinal bleeding after heart attack be predicted?

Knowing which patients are at higher risk of bleeding complications following a heart attack can help health professionals to take preventative measures. Now researchers at Karolinska have published a list of eight key primary factors that increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. While some of these had previously been identified, the study used machine learning techniques to pinpoint additional predictors, […]

Target protein identified for improving heart attack treatment

A new study led by researchers at Washington State University has identified a protein that could be the key to improving treatment outcomes after a heart attack. Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the research suggests that protein kinase A (PKA) plays a role in heart muscle cell necrosis, a major type of cell death that commonly occurs after reperfusion […]