New study shows that anger outbursts acutely raise risk of heart attack and stroke

Getting really angry might be more dangerous than you think. A new study found people who experienced severe anger outbursts were more at risk for cardiovascular events in the two hours following the outbursts compared to those who remained calm. “The relative risk was similar for people who had known pre-existing heart disease and thoseContinue reading “New study shows that anger outbursts acutely raise risk of heart attack and stroke”

Death by Lap Dance in El Paso

  ¬†A man is dead after allegedly suffering from a heart attack at a The Red Parrot Strip Club in east El Paso County Friday night. Our sources say the man most likely suffered from a heart attack while getting a lap dance. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. The ElContinue reading “Death by Lap Dance in El Paso”

28 year old Egyptian man declared dead, but then wakes up before funeral.

  What should have been a solemn occasion to mark the Egyptian man’s passing rapidly turned into a celebration once everyone got over the shock of him still being alive. The 28-year-old suffered a heart attack while at work and doctors at a local hospital concluded he had died. His family took the body backContinue reading “28 year old Egyptian man declared dead, but then wakes up before funeral.”

23 Year Old British Man Dies from Caffeine Overdose

A 23-year-old British man died from what the coroner said was a dangerous dose of caffeine, according to British media reports. Information from the coroner’s inquest revealed that Michael Lee Bedford ingested two spoonfuls of pure caffeine powder that he washed down with an energy drink. Coroner Dr. Nigel Chapman said the dose Bedford consumedContinue reading “23 Year Old British Man Dies from Caffeine Overdose”

Sex Safe for Heart Patients Not Having an Extramarital Affair

  Most people being treated for heart disease can safely have sex, according to research that also suggests the risk of sudden cardiac death may rise for men when the amorous activity occurs during an extramarital affair. Having sex is linked with less than 1 percent of all heart attacks and less than 5 percentContinue reading “Sex Safe for Heart Patients Not Having an Extramarital Affair”

“Cathepsin S” – a General Blood Test May Predict Your Chance of Death

  Reporting in an early online publication of the Journal of the American Medical Association and at the European Society of Cardiology Congress, Johan Arnlov and his colleagues say that a certain enzyme that is measured in the blood may be linked to both heart disease and cancer, and therefore could serve as an earlyContinue reading ““Cathepsin S” – a General Blood Test May Predict Your Chance of Death”

A simple jogging test in middle age predicts risk of heart attack and stroke.

Researchers at Ut Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas have found that how fast a middle-aged man can run a mile may determine¬†his risk of heart attack or stroke over the next 10 years. For the study, researchers collected information from 11,000 men who underwent a clinical exam and a treadmill exercise test at Cooper ClinicContinue reading “A simple jogging test in middle age predicts risk of heart attack and stroke.”