If you've had a heart attack or a bypass operation, there's an easy way to help prevent another one: stick with rehab.
The number of middle-aged patients with heart-related problems reporting to the emergency room has significantly increased over the past few days as a cold front sweeps through Taiwan, according to doctors.
Humming to upbeat songs like “Nellie the Elephant” while compressing the chest of a heart attack victim could improve a life-saving heart resuscitation technique, scientists said Monday.
Measuring body mass index or waist size in overweight people can accurately predict the risk of heart disease, Dutch scientists said on Monday.
Taipei city health officials said Thursday that deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Taiwan's capital increased last year compared to the 1999 figure.
A CT scan — a kind of super X-ray — provides a faster, cheaper way to diagnose a heart attack when someone goes to the emergency room with chest pains, a new study suggests.
The Taipei Veteran General Hospital (Taipei VGH) signed an agreement Monday with Sanofi-aventis, Europe's No. 1 pharmaceutical company and the world's No. 3, to jointly set up a clinical research and development center that will explore new drugs for treating heart disease.
People who were exposed in the womb to the swine flu virus that caused the deadly pandemic of 1918 were more likely to develop heart disease later in life, said a U.S. study to be released Thursday.
Women under 50 who have a rare flaw in their immune system are 43 times more at risk of a stroke and five times likelier to have a heart attack than the general population, a study said on Monday.
Smoking bans in public places can significantly reduce the number of heart attacks, two U.S. research teams reported on Monday.