Mayo Clinic study indicates age has distinct influences on sex-related outcomes after heart attack

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Approximately 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes occur every year in men and women in the U.S. Sex and age play a large part in who experiences a heart attack, the methods used to treat these heart attacks, and the eventual post hospital outcomes of the people who experience heart attacks. Mayo […]

Benign prostatic hyperplasia / sex after heart attack / COVR medical

Benign prostatic hyperplasia / sex after heart attack / COVR medicalNov. 7, 2020

Online searches for ‘chest pain’ rise, emergency visits for heart attack drop amid COVID

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― A study of search engine queries addressed the question of whether online searches for chest pain symptoms correlated to reports of fewer people going to the emergency department with acute heart problems during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayo Clinic researchers looked at Google Trends data for Italy, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S., […]

Mayo Clinic experts offer guidance on treating COVID-19 patients with signs of acute heart attack

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Much remains unknown about COVID-19, but many studies already have indicated that people with cardiovascular disease are at greater risk of being susceptible to COVID-19. There also have been reports of ST-segment elevation (STE), a signal of obstructive coronary artery disease, in patients with COVID-19 who after invasive coronary angiography show no […]

Homeless people receive less treatment in hospitals for heart attacks, have higher readmission rates

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Homelessness has become a social crisis and public health problem around the world, affecting people of all ages. Most homeless people are at a disadvantage with few resources, and may or may not have adequate health insurance. Mental illness and substance abuse are common issues in the homeless community. People living on […]

Mayo Clinic research discovers how stem cells repair damage from heart attacks

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have uncovered stem cell-activated mechanisms of healing after a heart attack. Stem cells restored cardiac muscle back to its condition before the heart attack, in turn providing a blueprint of how stem cells may work. The study, published in NPJ Regenerative Medicine, finds that human cardiopoietic cells zero in […]

Women’s heart attack symptoms vary: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

You may think there’s nothing subtle about a heart attack. But, the truth is, a series of subtle symptoms can signal heart trouble, especially in women. “There’s more variation in the symptoms of a heart attack in a woman,” says Dr. Rekha Mankad, cardiologist and director of the Women’s Heart Clinic at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester. “So it’s not always […]

Infographic: Pericardial disease can mask as a heart attack

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Prostate health / sex after a heart attack / COVR Medical

Prostate health / sex after a heart attack / COVR MedicalJune 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic Radio: Prostate health / sex after a heart attack / COVR Medical

For men over 50, prostate problems are common. The prostate gland is located just below the bladder and surrounds the top portion of the urethra, which is the tube that drains urine from the bladder. The prostate’s primary function is to produce the fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. As men age, the prostate gland […]

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