News tagged with sudden cardiac death

Sex can be heart attack trigger for couch potatoes

Sex and exercise can trigger heart attacks in older people who don't get much of either, a new analysis finds. The risk is low, but it's a good reminder that slackers should change their exercise habits gradually, especially ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Study shows why cholesterol damages arteries

The presence of crystalline cholesterol in the walls of our arteries is a major cause of life-threatening inflammation. This has been demonstrated in a study jointly run by the universities of Massachusetts, Bonn and Munich. ...

Apr 28, 2010
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Feeling down and out could break your heart, literally

New data published in the March 17, 2009, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggest that relatively healthy women with severe depression are at increased risk of cardiac events, including sudden cardia ...

Mar 09, 2009
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