Myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle. ST-elevation myocardial infarctions are the … Continue Reading Study shows cold weather can cause, predict higher risk of severe heart attack.
Dramatic health consequences of air pollution were first described in Belgium in 1930 after the Meuse Valley fog. The World Health Organization (WHO) considers air pollution as one of the … Continue Reading Air pollution linked to increased heart attack risk even at ‘safe’ levels.
The heart tissue of mammals has limited capacity to regenerate after an injury such as a heart attack, in part due to the inability to reactivate a cardiac muscle cell … Continue Reading Researchers induce microRNA-based cardiomyocyte proliferation after heart attack in animal model.