Cardiac drugs with a higher risk of heart attack

A study from the Yale School of Public Health (USA) suggests that two medications for the heart (metablockers and antiplatelet agents) are linked to a increased risk of heart attack in very hot weather. For coronary patients, beta-blockers can improve survival and quality of life, while aspirin and other antiplatelet drugs can reduce the risk … Read more

Fatty liver linked to increased risk of heart failure

Accumulation of fat in the liver, known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, is linked to an increased risk of heart failure over the next decade, according to an analysis of pooled data from available research, published in the Gut magazine. . Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has been… Accumulation of fat in the liver, known as … Read more

Too little salt intake can lead to heart failure

salt shaker FILE, ARCHIVE Young people and people of black and other ethnicity appear to be at higher risk Restricting salt intake is considered a key part of treating heart failure, but restricting it too much may actually worsen outcomes for people with a common form of the disease, suggests research published in review “Heart” … Read more