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What are the risk factors for heart attacks in women?

What are the risk factors for heart attacks in women?

A Yale-led study has identified which risk factors are more likely to cause a heart attack for women and men aged 55 years and...
non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

25% of adults may have undiagnosed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New research from the American Heart Association has estimated that one in four adults worldwide has non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) – a condition...
major adverse cardiovascular events

Insomnia increases the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events

Insomnia elevates an individual’s chances of suffering major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), a new study has found. Data shows that around 50% of heart disease...
The importance of staying hydrated for heart health

The importance of staying hydrated for heart health

Staying hydrated may be associated with a reduced risk of developing heart failure, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Drinking fluids is...

Amarin: Rethinking Cardiovascular Risk in Europe

At Amarin, we are committed to improving the lives of high-risk cardiovascular patients across Europe by establishing innovative treatments for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This advertorial...
early signs of a heart attack

Signs of a heart attack predicted with AI technology

In a potentially groundbreaking advancement for heart health, a research team has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool that can predict early signs of...
cardiovascular disease prevention

Tackling cardiovascular disease in Europe

Laurent Abuaf, SVP and President Europe at Amarin, outlines the social and economic burden of CVD in Europe and the company’s key priorities for...
coronary artery disease

Predicting risk of coronary artery disease with a smartphone app

US researchers have created a cutting-edge smartphone app that accurately calculates an individual's genetic risk for coronary artery disease (CAD). Developed by a Scripps Research...
Identifying risk of death after a heart attack with C-reactive protein

Identifying risk of death after a heart attack with C-reactive protein

Measuring C-reactive protein using blood tests could better identify whether heart attack patients are at risk of dying within the next three years. In the...
effects of vaping

Effects of vaping impact male heart health more than female

Research from the US suggests that the long-term effects of vaping are far worse on the cardiovascular health of adult males than females. A mouse...
Only 40% of US women have good cardiovascular health before pregnancy

Around 40% of US women have good cardiovascular health before pregnancy

New research has found that around 40% of women in the US who gave birth in 2019 had good cardiovascular health before their pregnancy. Excess...
Connecting care for cardiovascular diseases

Connecting care for cardiovascular diseases

HEQ speaks to Ed Harding, Strategic Adviser to The Heart Failure Policy Network about the organisation’s efforts to bridge the gaps in heart failure...
benefits of breastfeeding

Meta-analysis reveals cardiovascular benefits of breastfeeding

An insightful new meta-analysis has indicated a range of cardiovascular benefits of breastfeeding, potentially safeguarding new mothers from various health conditions. The novel research discovered...
Nearly one in five patients with heart disease use psychotropic drugs

Nearly one in five patients with heart disease use psychotropic drugs

Antidepressants and other psychotropic drugs are associated with an almost doubled risk of premature death in patients with heart conditions. Psychotropic drugs treat mental health...
cognitive decline

Cognitive decline from cardiovascular conditions more severe in women

Groundbreaking research suggests that cognitive decline caused by a range of cardiovascular conditions may be worse in women than men. The study, pioneered by experts...

Amarin: Changing the landscape of residual cardiovascular disease risk

World-leading pioneers of the pharmaceutical industry, Amarin Corporation, comprehensively explore the ever-evolving landscape of cardiovascular disease, analysing the current challenges facing mitigating the impacts...
atrial fibrillation

Mitigating the impacts of atrial fibrillation on health services and patients

Dirk Ghadamgahi, MD, Head of Medical Affairs Europe, Middle East and Africa at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, outlines how improved access to treatment...
CVD

CVD management: Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Hugo Katus and Ms Christina Dimopoulou of the European Society of Cardiology discuss the key challenges in cardiovascular disease prevention and care. Cardiovascular disease...
gum disease

Gum disease may exacerbate mental health and heart conditions

Novel UK research has revealed that the risk of developing mental health and heart conditions may be increased by gum disease. The study, led by...
New study shows that nerve cells can regenerate lost heart muscle

New study shows that nerve cells can regenerate lost heart muscle

John Hopkins Medicine researchers produced new evidence from mouse experiments that show that manipulating certain nerve cells or the genes that control them might...

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