Tag Archives: Heart

Sex after a Heart Attack: New Guidelines

The European Society of Cardiology and the American Heart Association has come up with a document based on a consensus between doctors on how to resume a healthy sex life after having suffered a heart attack. Many patients with implantable defibrillators worry about the device firing during sex. One study found that the percentage of patients receiving a shock during sex… Read More »

Medical News Today: Using small molecules to regenerate heart tissue

New research, which appears in the journal Nature Communications, shows that delivering two small molecules to mice helps their hearts regenerate after a heart attack. New research may pave the way for regenerating the heart muscle after a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and responsible for… Read More »