Shreyas Talpade’s Heart Attack shows Importance of Heart Screenings

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Shreyas Talpade’s Heart Attack shows Importance of Heart Screenings Shreyas Talpade suffered a heart attack, reportedly whilst filming in Mumbai. The actor was rushed to hospital on December 14, 2023, and underwent an angioplasty at Mumbai’s Bellevue Hospital. A hospital spokesperson said: “He was admitted late in the evening and the procedure happened at around 10 pm. “He […]

Expanding pharmacists’ role for patients with hypertension could prevent 15 million heart attacks and save $1.1 trillion over 30 years, VCU-led study finds

If pharmacists had a larger role in prescribing medications to control blood pressure, they could prevent more than 15 million heart attacks, nearly 8 million strokes and more than 4 million cases each of angina and heart failure in the U.S. over 30 years, according to a new Virginia Commonwealth University-led study. The study, “Cost-Effectiveness of Pharmacist Prescribing for Managing […]

Sushmita Sen walks the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

Sushmita Sen is back at work as she turned showstopper at Lakme Fashion Week on day 3. She walked for designer Anushree Reddy. The actor had recently suffered a heart attack. The official Instagram handle of the fashion week shared a video of the Main Hoon Na actor. The actor walked the ramp in a dull yellow lehenga and minimal […]

Sushmita Sen reveals she Suffered Heart Attack

Sushmita Sen took to Instagram and revealed that she recently suffered a heart attack. She took to Instagram to share details about it as well as a health update. Sharing some words from her father Subir Sen, Sushmita wrote: “Keep your heart happy and courageous, and it’ll stand by you when you need it the most Shona.” She went on […]

Global study: Risk of cardiovascular disease is similar for men and women

Findings from a global study suggest that risk factors for cardiovascular disease are similar for men and women, with some notable differences. The outcomes were reported on Oct. 17, 2022 in The Lancet. “When it comes to cardiovascular disease in men and women, the similarities in terms of risk factors are considerably greater than the differences,” said investigator and second […]

Care gap: Hospital readmission rate for younger women is higher than for younger men after a heart attack

In a new study of younger heart attack victims in Ontario, Canada, researchers found that the healthcare system delivers high quality care for younger heart attack survivors; however, there are still disparities between men and women. Cardiovascular and all-cause hospital readmission rates are higher in young women than young men. This underscores the need for ongoing efforts to improve prevention strategies, as […]

“Polypill” reduces cardiovascular mortality by 33% in patients treated after a heart attack

A three-drug medication known as a “polypill,” developed by the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) and Ferrer, is effective in preventing secondary adverse cardiovascular events in people who have previously had a heart attack, reducing cardiovascular mortality by 33 percent in this patient population.  These are findings from the SECURE trial led by Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director […]

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 […]