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These common painkillers could increase your risk of heart attacks as soon as the first week of use

Experts say there is a link between regularly taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which are used to treat pain and inflammation, and an increased risk of heart attacks, according to BusinessInsider. Doctors should consider the "risks and benefits" before dishing out the

Paramedic diagnoses own heart attack, drives ambulance to hospital

A paramedic in rural Australia is recovering after having diagnosed his own heart attack and driven himself to hospital, according to The Guardian. David Watson, 52, was warming up for a workout in the small town of Casterton, western Victoria, when he

‘Huge advance’ in cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels

The results of the large international trial on 27,000 patients means the drug could soon be used by millions, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The British Heart Foundation said the findings were a significant advance in fighting the biggest killer

KLM aircraft captain suffers heart attack, resuscitated with help of passenger

The pilot was resuscitated on board the aircraft by the crew with the help of a passenger. Subsequently, the firefighters removed the Dutch pilot from the aircraft and took him to the hospital. His condition is stable, Joinfo.com reports with reference to