Tag Archives: Risk

Workplace bullying and violence tied to higher risk of heart problems

(Reuters Health) – People who are bullied or exposed to violence on the job may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than individuals who don’t deal with these challenges at work, a European study suggests. Researchers examined survey data from more than 79,000 working men and women between 19 and 65 years old who… Read More »

Medical News Today: Broken heart syndrome: How complications affect death risk

New research finds that people who develop cardiogenic shock as a complication of broken heart syndrome have an increased risk of death, both in the short-term and in later years. Broken heart syndrome may feel very similar to a heart attack. Stressful life events can sometimes put a strain on the heart, quite literally. A… Read More »

Vaccine May Cut Blood Clot Risk After Strokes

An experimental vaccine may serve as an alternative to oral blood thinners in helping to reduce the risk of clotting and subsequent strokes for people who previously suffered an ischemic stroke (those caused by a blood clot), according to new findings published in Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, reports a press release… Read More »