Gulf Times - heart-attack
Heart Hospital’s treatment goes beyond international benchmark

Heart Hospital’s treatment goes beyond international benchmark

Each year Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Heart Hospital performs more than 1,000 acute coronary surgeries on patients with a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), commonly known as a heart attack.

Young smokers more prone to heart diseases

Young smokers more prone to heart diseases

Young smokers are eight times more likely to have a major heart attack compared to non-smokers, said a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

An Indian expatriate who travelled to Mumbai recently died after suffering a cardiac arrest during his journey.

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

The team collected data on heart attack patients in Sweden, and their physical activity levels as reported six to 10 weeks or 12 months after the event.

Anti-cholesterol drug Praluent cuts death risk

Anti-cholesterol drug Praluent cuts death risk

The anti-cholesterol drug Praluent (alirocumab), made by France's Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, is linked to a 15 percent lower risk of major cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke, a study said Saturday.

Women face higher risk from heart diseases

Women face higher risk from heart diseases

While both men and women may share many of the same symptoms of a heart attack, a woman's experience can be very different from a man's and women are more often misdiagnosed.

Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day: study

"If someone smokes one cigarette instead of 20 per day, intuitively we'd think that the risk drops to 1/20, or 5%," said lead author Allan Hackshaw, a professor at University College London.

Britain's jailed PR mastermind Max Clifford dies

Britain's jailed PR mastermind Max Clifford dies

Britain's disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, once the king of tabloid kiss-and-tell stories, died on Sunday, having reportedly suffered a heart attack following a sudden collapse.

Tunisian health minister dies after charity marathon

Tunisian health minister dies after charity marathon

Slim Chaker, 56, fell ill after running some 500 metres and then making a speech at the start of a race in the coastal town of Nabeul aimed at raising funds to build a clinic for children with cancer.

De Lima sees president’s hand in Estrada’s release

De Lima sees president’s hand in Estrada’s release

The Rodrigo Duterte administration’s “trademark impunity” appeared to have reached the judiciary with the Sandiganbayan’s order to release former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, Sen. Leila de Lima said.

May refuses to rule out rise in tax if she returns

May refuses to rule out rise in tax if she returns

Theresa May has refused to rule out a rise in income tax if she is returned to power in the General Election.

ChemChina clinches landmark $43bn takeover of Syngenta

ChemChina clinches landmark $43bn takeover of Syngenta

ChemChina has won more than enough support from Syngenta shareholders to clinch its $43bn takeover of the Swiss pesticides and seeds group, the two companies said yesterday.