Long term use of statins is associated with a 30% heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes in susceptible individuals, suggests a large study from the US.
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Two specialist cardiac nurses have helped raise awareness of sudden cardiac death by teaching cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the top of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales.
The senior nurse at the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital has said nursing staff “really deserve” the royal title being given to the organisation, following their “fantastic contribution” over the years.
Two specialist cardiac nurses are hoping to raise awareness of sudden cardiac death by teaching cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the top of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales.
Taking aspirin twice a day rather than just once may increase the chances of staving off cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes, suggests a new small-scale study.
The risk of a patient developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) increases with their height, with taller people more likely to experience it, according to Swedish researchers.
A surge in the number of women having heart attacks and stroke is further proof that they are not simply problems for men, says a charity that is calling for greater awareness of female patient needs.
Myocardial infarction patients gain no advantage from receiving anti-clotting therapy in the ambulance rather than when the reach hospital, according to Swedish researchers.
Middle-aged people who report that they are slow walkers could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population, according to UK researchers.
Two older diuretic drugs have been found to be the most effective treatment for drug-resistant hypertension, based on salt retention being the main culprit behind it, according to UK researchers.