Log into your Newser account
Joined Newser on:
Find what you're looking for
More about Newser:
Want to contribute?
Suggest a Story
Get our apps:
Install our app:
Stories 1 - 20 |
'Literally All You Can
Think About Is Death'
Dec 26, 2021 5:20 PM CST
'Literally All You Can Think About Is Death'
ProPublica dives into problems faced by HVAD users
- "Death. Literally all you can think about is death." It's what you might expect to hear from a patient
they were able to receive an implanted heart pump. But it's the
for an unfortunate group of patients who talked to ProPublica about their HeartWare...
This Bedtime May Be
Best for Your Heart
Nov 9, 2021 12:19 PM CST
This Bedtime May Be Best for Your Heart
Study finds lowest risk of cardiovascular disease in those who tuck in between 10 and 11pm
- Heading to bed at one specific hour could significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, as suggested by a new study. It finds participants who went to bed between 10pm and 10:59pm were at a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease than those who put their head on the...
in case you missed it
Oct 24, 2021 7:00 PM CDT
'Broken Heart Syndrome' On Rise Among Women
Study finds takotsubo cardiomyopathy cases are increasing, especially in ages 50 to 74
- The technical term is takotsubo cardiomyopathy, but most would probably know the ailment by its informal name— broken heart syndrome . Now, a new study in the
Journal of the American Heart Association
finds that cases are on the rise, particularly among women ages 50 to 74, reports WebMD . Don't...
for Seniors Is Changing
Oct 12, 2021 12:55 PM CDT
Aspirin Advice for Seniors Is Changing
Suggestion to take daily dose to prevent first heart attack is getting shelved
- Older adults without heart disease shouldn't take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health guidelines group said in preliminary advice released Tuesday. Bleeding risks for adults in their 60s and up who haven't had a heart attack or stroke outweigh any...
Reducing Red Meat
May Not Be Worth It
in case you missed it
Oct 5, 2019 11:30 AM CDT
Reducing Red Meat May Not Be Worth It
Researchers say link to cancer, heart disease is weak
- Researchers taking a fresh look at the hazards of eating red meat believe they may have killed a sacred cow of nutritional advice. In a paper published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , an international group of experts says evidence that red meat causes heart disease and cancer is weak...
Wasabi Error Triggers
'Broken Heart Syndrome'
Sep 26, 2019 12:41 AM CDT
Wasabi Error Triggers 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
Israeli woman thought it was avocado
- For many people, mistaking wasabi for avocado would be an eye-watering experience. For an Israeli woman, it was heartbreaking. The 60-year-old woman said she felt pressure in her chest that lasted for hours after mistakenly consuming about a teaspoon of wasabi at a wedding, according to a case described in...
Amid Increasing Drug Recalls,
FDA Focuses on 2 Factories
Jan 15, 2019 8:00 AM CST
Amid Increasing Drug Recalls, FDA Focuses on 2 Factories
Agency: Factories in China, India that made blood pressure drugs have equipment, process problems
- With the significant number of drugs and drug ingredients made overseas, it's hard for the FDA to provide airtight oversight. But two plants in China and India that pump out oft-prescribed blood pressure and heart medications are now on the agency's radar after FDA tests revealed trace amounts...
In Women's Heart Attacks,
a Doctor's Gender Matters
Aug 7, 2018 5:06 PM CDT
In Women's Heart Attacks, a Doctor's Gender Matters
Chance of death is greater with male doctor: study
- Women suffering from a heart attack seem to have a better chance of survival if they're treated by a female doctor, according to a new study in
. Using data on 582,000 heart attack patients admitted to Florida emergency rooms from 1991 to 2010, researchers found that women...
Want Long Life? No More
Than 1 Drink a Day
Apr 13, 2018 2:44 AM CDT
Want Long Life? No More Than 1 Drink a Day
More than that risks heart problems, researchers say
- Here's some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, meaning drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose. The study found that people who down more than seven drinks a week can expect to die sooner...
There's a Reason
Surgery Is Best
Nov 2, 2017 11:35 AM CDT
There's a Reason Afternoon Heart Surgery Is Best
Heart genes aren't in top form in the morning: scientists
- Should you ever need heart surgery, it might be worth pressing for an afternoon appointment. New research in the
finds patients who undergo morning heart surgery are twice as likely to suffer heart issues and other complications as patients who have surgery in the afternoon, per the BBC . It'...
A Drink a Day to
Keep the Doctor Away?
Aug 15, 2017 8:21 AM CDT
A Drink a Day to Keep the Doctor Away?
Light drinking may be healthier than abstaining: new study
- Boozing it up heavily has been linked to all manner of ills, from car crashes and broken relationships to cancer, but a daily drink (or two for men) may offer heart and other health benefits that teetotalers are missing out on. That's according to researchers who surveyed more than...
'Exciting' Find Could Mean
Fewer Heart Transplants
Aug 8, 2017 2:46 PM CDT
'Exciting' Find Could Mean Fewer Heart Transplants
Protein 'tricks' heart into healthier behavior
- Scientists in Canada say they've found a way to trick the heart, making it behave as if it were the beneficiary of exercise even if no exercise was able to be done. According to a study in
, the Ottawa researchers discovered that protein cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can...
Your Baby Warms Your Heart.
Breastfeeding Might Protect It
Jun 22, 2017 12:05 PM CDT
Your Baby Warms Your Heart. Breastfeeding Might Protect It
Nursing a baby for two years provides the most protection
- It's well established that breastfeeding confers a wide range of health benefits to both mother and baby. For instance, a mother's risk of obesity, breast and ovarian cancer, and osteoporosis go down if she nursed, reports the
. But now researchers report in the
Journal of the American
A 'Broken Heart' Might
Never Physically Heal
Jun 22, 2017 12:04 AM CDT
A 'Broken Heart' Might Never Physically Heal
Scientists find that broken-heart syndrome can have lasting impact
- Time may heal wounds for some, but for others, the damage is permanent, and it's physical. So say researchers at the University of Aberdeen after examining MRI scans of the hearts of patients with takotsubo syndrome, otherwise known as broken-heart syndrome. The syndrome, which nine out of 10 times...
Science Provides Yet Another
Reason to Eat Chocolate
May 24, 2017 6:03 PM CDT
Science Provides Yet Another Reason to Eat Chocolate
New study finds lower rates of atrial fibrillation in regular chocolate eaters
- Willy Wonka may have been on to something. Regularly eating chocolate could possibly help prevent a type of irregular heartbeat that can increase the risk of heart failure, strokes, and cognitive impairment, according to a study published Tuesday in
. Live Science reports between 2.7 million and 6.1...
Meds Linked to
Mar 15, 2017 7:55 PM CDT
Common Meds Linked to Heart Problems
Ibuprofen raises risk of cardiac arrest by 31%: Danish researchers
- Taking ibuprofen to ease a headache may seem like no big deal, but Danish researchers caution against overdoing it. A study in the
European Heart Journal
suggests that ibuprofen, one of America's most popular painkillers, raises a person's risk of cardiac arrest by 31%. Other types of non-steroidal...
How Stress Turns
Into a Physical
Jan 12, 2017 11:55 AM CST
How Stress Turns Into a Physical Heart Attack
It involves a signal from your brain to your bone marrow
- Scientists have long cautioned that stress is bad for the heart, and a new study provides insight into precisely why. In the
, researchers lay out a chain of events: When people feel stress, the amygdala area of the brain—it processes emotions such as fear and danger—fires up...
Here's Why You Should Use
Heartburn Meds With Caution
Nov 20, 2016 2:05 PM CST
Here's Why You Should Use Heartburn Meds With Caution
Proton pump inhibitors appear to increase the risk of ischemic stroke
- Heartburn is a big problem in the US. In fact, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are used to treat acid reflux and heartburn, are among the most prescribed drugs in the country, with millions taking them, and they're becoming more widely available over-the-counter, reports CNN . But a preliminary report...
Yo-Yo Dieting Is Bad
for Women's Hearts
Nov 16, 2016 11:47 AM CST
Yo-Yo Dieting Is Bad for Women's Hearts
'Weight cycling' appears to be a significant risk factor for otherwise healthy women
- Lots of people are trying to lose weight—24% of American men and 38% of American women—but most who succeed also gain it back quickly, reports Medical News Daily . This so-called "weight cycling" or "yo-yo effect" could end up being quite hard on the hearts of both...
Toxic Cocktail for the Heart: Booze, Energy Drinks
Aug 4, 2016 6:53 AM CDT
Toxic Cocktail for the Heart: Booze, Energy Drinks
A 28-year-old consuming 2 energy drinks, multiple beers daily landed in ER
- When a 28-year-old guy in otherwise good health got admitted to the ER with an irregular heart rhythm after vomiting blood, doctors were quick to note his beverage habit: two energy drinks and multiple beers every day for months. While the exact mechanism that caused the arrhythmia is unclear, his...
Stories 1 - 20 |
Popular on Newser
Woman, 29, Arrested After Enrolling at NJ High School
Five Fired Memphis Cops Are Charged With Murder
The Suspects in Calif. Shootings Are 'Particularly Stunning'
Popular Disney Ride Has Closed, and It's Getting 'Weird'
Lawsuit: Woman, 97, Froze to Death in View of Facility's Security Cameras
On This Day:
10 Years of Headlines
We see that you're using an ad-blocker.
To read our stories, you'll need to
turn off your ad-blocker.
As an advertising-supported site,
Newser can't exist without ads.
Turn off your ad-blocker
(for Newser only)
One last step.
You have to do this part yourself.
But you're a smartie, and we'll help you out.
1. Click on your ad-blocker icon in your browser.
(It might look like this
2. Every ad-blocker is a bit different, but look for
an option like disable, whitelist, or trust and click it.
Thanks so much.