Tag Archives: HEART

Acne drug could prevent deadly heart attacks and strokes

Acne drug could prevent deadly heart attacks and strokes: Scientists accidentally discover an antibiotic that targets spots also stops arteries hardening Atherosclerosis occurs when calcium deposits accumulate in the arteries Molecules in the antibiotic minocycline block the pathway that causes deposits Giving minocycline to rats was highly effective at preventing plaque build-up By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health… Read More »

Heart Attacks Are On The Decline

The number of heart attacks in the United States has flatten sharply and patients a much more likely to survive them. A recent study found that the rate of hospitalization for heart attacks dropped by 38 percent for people 65 and older. The death rate within 30 days of a heart attack also fell by… Read More »