US authorities are investigating how a US farmer was eaten by his hogs. The district attorney’s office says 70-year-old Terry Vance Garner never returned after he set out to feed his animals on his farm near the Oregon coast. A family member later found Garner’s dentures and pieces of his body in the pig enclosure, … [Read the full story]
Hundreds of thousands of Australians suffer a first heart attack every year. And there are those who’ve already had one or more heart attacks have another one. The scary thing is that 25 percent of ALL heart attacks happen “silently,” without clear or obvious symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, they can be so mild or vague, most people don’t … [Read the full story]
Caulfield and Melbourne Cup contender Cedarberg has collapsed and died after a routine trackwork gallop on Tuesday morning at Moonee Valley. The BMW winner dropped dead after completing a 1600m hitout. Trainer Pat Carey said it was too soon to confirm reports the stayer had suffered a heart attack. “From what I would think, usually … [Read the full story]
A lecturer interrupted his talk on coronary disease…to save a man in the audience from a heart-attack in Maine, USA.
Diesel fumes are as bad for your heart as they are for the lungs. It doesn’t take a genius to work this one out, but scientists in Scotland have found that tiny particles produced when diesel burns are harmful to blood vessels and can increase the chances of blood clots forming in arteries, leading to … [Read the full story]
Theatre goers gave an actor, aged 68, a huge round of applause for a death scene, during a stage play in Berlin, Germany. But they didn’t realise that he wasn’t acting…he’d actually died from a heart attack.
Fast food restaurants could hand out free cholesterol-busting statin drugs with their burgers and fries so customers can offset the heart disease risks caused by the food, British researchers say. Statins lower the amount of unhealthy “LDL” cholesterol in the blood, and a raft of data has shown they are highly effective in fighting the … [Read the full story]