Tag Archives: Heart

Family of 30-year-old who shockingly died in his prime listen to his heart inside recipient’s chest

Mother, fiancée and young son of 30-year-old man who shockingly died in his prime listen to his heart inside the chest of the woman who received it David Rivera, 30, of San Diego, California, died in October 2017 of a brain bleed due to a rare blood clotting disorder He was a registered organ donor… Read More »

Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack, study shows

Electronic cigarette users face higher risk of heart attack than those who do not use these products, recent research suggests. According to findings to be presented next week at the annual meeting of American College of Cardiology in New Orleans, people who smoked electronic cigarette every day were 34 percent more likely than non-e-cigarette users… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »