Obesity raises heart attack risk

World / Science & Health Dec 7, 2013

Obesity raises heart attack risk

Obesity raises the chance of a heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a study that challenges previous beliefs. Metabolic syndrome, a condition that includes high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high ...

National / Science & Health Nov 11, 2013

Car that can warn driver of heart attack under study

A joint project bringing together academic researchers and private firms in the automotive industry is developing an automobile capable of warning its driver of an impending heart attack. "We want to reduce the number of unfortunate accidents" by developing the system "as early as possible," ...